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World poverty is rapidly dropping, Oxford University report says

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. Revmitchell

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    "As poor people worldwide have said, poverty is more than money – it is ill health, it is food insecurity, it is not having work, or experiencing violence and humiliation, or not having health care, electricity, or good housing,” said Dr. Sabina Alkire, who co-developed the system for the organization in 2010. “Maybe we have been overlooking the power of the people themselves, women who are empowering each other, civil society pulling itself up."

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    Heard last week that more people are dying worldwide from overeating then undereating. Im sure this is true in the USA.
     
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