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In Nobel Peace Prize lecture, Yunus says poverty is a threat to peace, calls for development assistance to create corporations owned by poor people

by Muhammad Yunus' Nobel Peace September 7, 2006

(Oslo, December 10, 2006) Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Honorable Members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Grameen Bank and I are deeply honored to receive this most prestigious of awards. We are thrilled and overwhelmed by this honor. Since the Nobe...

Selling a Kidney to Escape Desperate Poverty Does Not Suceed, JAMA Study Finds

by October 5, 2002

October 5, 2002) People in southern India who hoped to escape poverty by selling a kidney were usually worse off financially and less healthy after surgery, a study published in the October 2, 2002 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association found. The study by Madhav Goyal and other...