Famine is already present in four countries but millions more people are at risk, the World Food Programme have warned, underscoring the need for urgent funding and humanitarian access to reach those in need.
If aid is to meaningfully tackle poverty, it can’t just be about charity. Instead, it should be about redistributing the world’s resources and dismantling the power structures that maintain global inequality, writes Aisha Dodwell.
The harms to human dignity caused by over-indebtedness — whether individual or public — are a consequence of unjust policies which violate human rights. Protecting rights must be a core principle of debt justice.