Archive for September 15th, 2017

15/09/2017

Put People Before Profits, UN Urges in Annual Trade Report

Human Wrongs Watch

14 September 2017 – Noting that the world economy in 2017 “is picking up but not taking off,” a new United Nations trade and development report has cautioned against fiscal austerity and harnessing finance to support job creation and infrastructure investment.

A woman prepares bread at her home in Faqua village, Jordan for sale in the local market. Since her husband passed away in 2002, she has had to take care of her family of nine children. With her small business of bread, cheese and Jabeen (dry yogurt) she earns enough to survive. Photo: IFAD/Lana Slezic

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