How the world's wealth is divided up.
Lost mothers, lost children
Maternal deaths: In words and pictures
Grow your own bike
The problem? The lack of accessible transport throughout Africa. The solution - bamboo bikes
A new way of measuring poverty shows that some of the poorest people in the world are likely to see some improvements
Commitment to development
Reducing poverty in developing countries is about more than just giving money
Worldwide, 2,000 children die each day from preventable injuries
Reporter's dilemma: 'Elation and unease' at helping Pakistan flood child
Is it right for a journalist to intervene to help a dying baby? What about all the other people needing help?
Millions of children are denied education - and will be trapped in poverty as a result
Poverty or poison
What really happens to millions of tonnes of our so-called recycled electronic waste?