Artist and researcher Tings Chak writes for Capire on grassroots organizing and policies to fight poverty in China.
A recent study published by the Tricontinental: Institute of Social Research provides a detailed understanding of methods and motivations behind the Chinese initiative, which has lifted more than 850 million people out of absolute poverty since 1949
President Xi Jinping addressed the nation at Beijing’s Tiananmen square and stated the party has achieved its first centenary goal of making China a moderately prosperous society.
As China celebrates the major milestone of 100 years of the Communist Party of China, it also marks the achievement of the complete eradication of absolute poverty
Over the last eight years, China has lifted a total of 98.99 million poor out of poverty.
Through state-led initiatives it has lifted more than 770 million people out of poverty since 1979, which accounts for more than 70% of total global poverty reduction