By Joshua Lindsey-Turner Students from the University of Birmingham’s ASAP chapter hosted a panel of experts from across the development sector. More than 70 students, staff and members of the public attended the debate and contributed to the discussions. This was the first event hosted by the Birmingham Chapter and it has formed the foundations […]
Professor Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosopy and International Affairs at Yale, is a political philosopher who has published widely on Kant and in moral and political philosophy, including books on John Rawls and global justice. His book World Poverty and Human Rights is widely regarded as one of the most important works on global […]
In their new book More Than Good Intentions, Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel explore the power of experimental design to reveal more effective ways to address aspects of global poverty.
ASAP president Thomas Pogge spoke at TEDx Yale on the connection between market incentives and poverty alleviation: Board member Gilad Tanay spoke at the same TEDx event discussing the ethics of being born in an unfair world:
Undergraduate students in India, the UK and United States will form the core of ASAP’s Global Student Advisory Board. The board is designed as a means of helping students share their insights and energies alongside their ASAP-member instructors, especially in helping ASAP achieve its impact aims for addressing severe poverty. Inaugural members are Kuldeep Thakre […]
The concept behind the Global Poverty Project. Catalyzing the movement to end extreme poverty. Come and see a presentation from July 4 onwards.
In this article, Delhi University faculty member Bijayalaxmi Nanda details the efforts of academics, students and activists to challenge deep discrimination against girl children and women in India. / Census data affirms that sex-selective abortion has become increasingly prevalent in India, including among the urban and rural poor. Government attempts to regulate the practice are often harsh or manipulative, and unscrupulous medical practitioners play a significant role…
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Dr. Mitu Sengupta, an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University in Toronto, has joined the ASAP Board of Directors. Sengupta, who also heads the Centre for Development and Human Rights in Delhi, has been closely involved with ASAP efforts in India, and she is a lead organizer of […]