Why is COVID-19 pushing up extreme poverty and can it be reversed?
The pandemic could force one in nine people into destitution by 2030, the UN says, unless nations introduce energy, food and climate reforms
First U.S. delivery of COVID-19 vaccine will leave out many high-risk workers
Demand will hugely outstrip supply for first vaccine shipment, with many at-risk workers set to be denied an early shot
'They don't need me now': COVID impact forcing Britons to food banks
One major food bank, The Trussell Trust, forcasts a 61% increase in food parcels required across its network from October to December
Ensuring global COVID-19 vaccine access seen worth billions to rich nations
Ten wealthy countries would see economic gains of up to $466 billion by 2025 if poorer nations get access to coronavirus jabs, analysis shows
Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca: Which COVID-19 vaccine could reach developing countries first?
Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines could be rolled out early next year. We asked experts to explain the key differences, and which could be the first to reach low-income countries
Pandemic hits wages of women, lowest-paid hardest - ILO
Pandemic losses in working hours and jobs have exacerbated existing workplace inequalities
OPINION: The internet has been a lifeline in 2020 - but not for everyone. Governments must act.
COVID-19 has shown the internet is not a luxury but a lifeline, and underscored why affordable, meaningful internet access must be a basic human right
EXPLAINER-When and how will COVID-19 vaccines become available?
Companies have said distribution could begin almost immediately after vaccines are approved. But who will get them and in what order?
Storms, coronavirus and drought spread hunger to millions in Central America
Rural areas of Guatemala and Honduras see steep rise in numbers affected by severe food shortages as COVID-19 hits incomes
Pandemic fills ranks of extreme poverty worldwide
The U.N. projected that 235 million people worldwide - 1 in 33 people globally - will need humanitarian assistance in 2021