Poverty Proofing: Effective measure or futile solution for widening wealth gap?

Global Business

The puffer coat, is it merely something to wear in the winter or a status symbol?

With prices for some coat brands costing more than a thousand dollars, officials at a high school in the U.K. have now banned expensive coats in an effort to stop what they call ‘poverty shaming’ those who can’t afford them.

CGTN’s Dan Williams reports.

Leila Janah discusses the true impact of poverty proofing and record high level of income inequality in major economies

CGTN’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Leila Janah about child poverty in major economies. Janah is the CEO and founder of Samasource and LXMI.