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Untold stories: The human face of poverty dynamics

Briefing/policy papers

To show the human face of chronic poverty, this policy brief offers vignettes from the life stories of five people. The lives of Maymana and Mofizul, Bakyt, Vuyiswa and Angel demonstrate the varied and multiple causes of chronic poverty, and how social protection has, in some cases, helped them improve their wellbeing. The policy brief suggests that such life history material can be an important source of data for policy.

Martin Prowse