An NGO worker embraces an aid recipient in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as she distributes sanitary pads on October 22. Photo: AFP
An NGO worker embraces an aid recipient in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as she distributes sanitary pads on October 22. Photo: AFP
Poverty

Letters | For the millions pushed by Covid-19 into poverty, growth rates don’t mean much

  • While the global economic recovery appears to get under way, the masses who lost jobs and even family members to the pandemic need help
  • Relief measures in the form of subsidies and tax waivers are necessary

An NGO worker embraces an aid recipient in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as she distributes sanitary pads on October 22. Photo: AFP
An NGO worker embraces an aid recipient in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as she distributes sanitary pads on October 22. Photo: AFP
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