Australian Launch of the Individual Deprivation Measure Video

To address gaps in existing poverty measures, IWDA and our research partners spent four years developing a better way to measure poverty. Using the inputs of poor women and men from across six countries, we developed a new tool for measuring poverty, the Individual Deprivation Measure, to capture:

  • The poverty of individuals, not just households
  • Differences in how women and men experience poverty – including within the household

The IDM was launched at the Australian Council for International Development Chairs’ and CEOs’ Dinner on 22 October 2014.

Speaker: Dr Jeni Klugman, Senior Adviser, World Bank and Fellow, Kennedy School, Harvard University

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