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· Imogen Calderwood explains that Brexit would not only impact the economies in the United Kingdom and Europe, but it could put 1.7 million individuals in developing countries into extreme poverty.
· What other ripple effects will Brexit have worldwide?
The March deadline is looming, and there’s still an extraordinary uncertainty around what Brexit will mean for basically everything.
But while all eyes are on how Brexit will impact the UK and European economies, a new study has raised a question that’s being forgotten in many mainstream conversations: how could Brexit make life worse for people in developing countries?
And, the study warns, there’s a risk that Brexit could be about to push hundreds of thousands of people around the world into extreme poverty — with developing countries that have the closest ties with the UK set to be hit the hardest.
Read the full article about the effects of Brexit by Imogen Calderwood at Global Citizen.