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

Topic |   Poverty
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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