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  • 1Poverty reduction — (or poverty alleviation ) is any process which seeks to reduce the level of poverty in a community, or amongst a group of people or countries. Poverty reduction programs may be aimed at economic or non economic poverty. Some of the popular… …

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  • 2Poverty in China — refers to people whose income is less than a poverty line of $1 per day (PPP) set by the World Bank benchmark (see Measuring poverty). Poverty has affected all aspects of the nation’s life, including the environment, health, education, housing,… …

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  • 3Poverty in Pakistan — is a growing concern. Although the middle class has grown in Pakistan, nearly one quarter of the population is classified poor as of October 2006.cite web url=http://southasia.oneworld.net/article/view/135153/1/1893 title=World bank, UNDP… …

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  • 4bring somebody up against something — ˌbring sb ˈup against sth derived to force sb to know about sth and have to deal with it • Working in the slums brought her up against the realities of poverty. Main entry: ↑bringderived …

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  • 5Poverty — Street children sleeping in Mulberry Street – Jacob Riis photo New York, United States (1890) Poverty is the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money.[1] Absolute poverty or destitution is inability to afford …

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  • 6poverty — /pov euhr tee/, n. 1. the state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or means of support; condition of being poor; indigence. 2. deficiency of necessary or desirable ingredients, qualities, etc.: poverty of the soil. 3. scantiness;… …

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  • 7Poverty — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Poverty >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 poverty poverty indigence penury pauperism destitution want Sgm: N 1 need need neediness Sgm: N 1 lack lack necessity privation …

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  • 8poverty, families and —    Single parent families (see single parents) tend to be financially worse off than two parent ones. Ninety one percent of single parents are women. Women’s wages (for mothers who are able to work) average £301 per week, versus £414 for men.… …

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  • 9Lyndon B. Johnson: The War on Poverty — ▪ Primary Source              President Lyndon Johnson s relations with Congress were extremely friendly during the first year or so after President John Kennedy s death. Both Johnson and the legislators seemed to sense a widespread desire in the …

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  • 10Cycle of poverty — In economics, the cycle of poverty is the set of factors or events by which poverty, once started, is likely to continue unless there is outside intervention. [1] The cycle of poverty has been defined as a phenomenon where poor families become… …

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  • 11Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy — The Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy is a student edited law review published at Georgetown University Law Center in the United States.The Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy is the nation s premier law journal on poverty [… …

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  • 12Child Poverty Action Group — (CPAG) is a UK charity that works to alleviate poverty and social exclusion. The stated aims of the CPAG are:[1] Raise awareness of the causes, extent, nature and impact of poverty, and strategies for its eradication and prevention; Bring about… …

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  • 13National Anti-Poverty Commission (Philippines) — National Anti Poverty Commission Pambansang Komisyon Laban sa Kahirapan Agency overview Formed June 30, 1998 Headquarters Quezon City, Philippines Annual budget PHP 73.189 million (2011) …

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  • 14Apostolic poverty — is a doctrine professed in the thirteenth century by the newly formed religious orders, known as the mendicant orders, in direct response to calls for reform in the Roman Catholic Church. In this, these orders attempted to live their lives… …

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  • 15The Oaktree Foundation — is an Australian based aid and development Publicly Limited Company[1] run by young people aged 16 to 26. Internationally, Oaktree partners with developing communities to support quality educational opportunities for young people. In Australia,… …

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  • 16reduce — v. a. 1. Bring, restore. 2. Render, form, mould, make, shape, model, remodel, convert into, resolve into, change into, bring into, bring to. 3. Diminish, contract, lessen, abate, decrease, attenuate, contract, abridge, curtail, shorten, cut short …

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  • 17Ruin — Ru in, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ruined};p. pr. & vb. n. {Ruining}.] [Cf. F. ruiner, LL. ruinare. See {Ruin}, n.] To bring to ruin; to cause to fall to pieces and decay; to make to perish; to bring to destruction; to bring to poverty or bankruptcy; to …

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  • 18Ruined — Ruin Ru in, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ruined};p. pr. & vb. n. {Ruining}.] [Cf. F. ruiner, LL. ruinare. See {Ruin}, n.] To bring to ruin; to cause to fall to pieces and decay; to make to perish; to bring to destruction; to bring to poverty or… …

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  • 19Ruining — Ruin Ru in, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ruined};p. pr. & vb. n. {Ruining}.] [Cf. F. ruiner, LL. ruinare. See {Ruin}, n.] To bring to ruin; to cause to fall to pieces and decay; to make to perish; to bring to destruction; to bring to poverty or… …

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  • 20Undo — Un*do , v. t. [AS. und?n. See 1st {Un }, and Do to perform.] 1. To reverse, as what has been done; to annul; to bring to naught. [1913 Webster] What s done can not be undone. Shak. [1913 Webster] To morrow, ere the setting sun, She d all undo… …

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