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  • cycle of pove
  • Breaking the cycle of poverty involves full employment and decent work. (ilo.org)
  • There is no gas or electricity so women and their children spend hours every day collecting water and firewood, which traps them in a cycle of poverty. (oxfam.org)
  • If it persists from generation to generation, the effect can reinforce itself as a "cycle of poverty", if steps are not taken to break the trap. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another theory for the perpetual poverty trap in correlation with cycle of poverty is that poor people have their own culture with a different set of values and beliefs that keep them trapped within that cycle generation to generation. (wikipedia.org)
  • economic
  • Evidence shows that decent and productive jobs, sustainable enterprises and economic transformation play a key role in reducing poverty. (ilo.org)
  • Forty percent of us still think it's pretty common to go from poverty to wealth in the U.S., according to research from the Economic Mobility Project of the Pew Charitable Trusts, quoted in the Wall Street Journal . (payscale.com)
  • Eradicating rural poverty through effective policies and economic growth remains a challenge for the international community The first target of the Millennium Development Goals was to decrease the extent of extreme poverty by one-half by the year 2015, which could not be achieved. (wikipedia.org)
  • not verified in body] In addition to poverty rates, reservations are hindered by low education levels, poor healthcare services, low employment, substandard housing, and deficient economic infrastructure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other charitable organisations also use this multi-dimensional approach to child poverty, defining it as a combination of economic, social, cultural, physical, environmental and emotional factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Child poverty, when measured using relative thresholds, will only improve if low-income families benefit more from economic advances than well-off families. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the Energy Poverty Action initiative of the World Economic Forum, "Access to energy is fundamental to improving quality of life and is a key imperative for economic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • Concentrated poverty refers to a spatial density of socio-economic deprivation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The research also indicates that areas of concentrated poverty can have wider effects on surrounding neighborhoods that are not classified as "high-poverty," thus limiting overall economic potential and social cohesion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The definition for "low-income areas" first developed by the Bureau of the Census as part of its work for the newly established Office of Economic Opportunity, a new bureaucracy designed to administer most of the War on Poverty Programs created as a part of Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society legislative agenda. (wikipedia.org)
  • traps
  • and behavioral traps in which individuals cannot differentiate between temptation and non-temptation goods, and therefore cannot invest in the non-temptation goods which could help them begin to escape poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • Largely
  • This more recent focus on concentrated poverty grew largely out of concern about the nation's inner cities in the wake of ongoing deindustrialization, civil unrest in the late 1960s, and the rapid suburbanization and out-migration that followed. (wikipedia.org)
  • definitions
  • These definitions suggest child poverty is multidimensional, relative to their current and changing living conditions and complex interactions of the body, mind and emotions are involved. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until recently energy poverty definitions took only the minimum energy quantity required into consideration when defining energy poverty, but a different school of thought is that not only energy quantity but the quality and cleanliness of the energy used should be taken into consideration when defining energy poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • ratio
  • For example, The New York Times in July 2012 reported the poverty headcount ratio as 11.1% of American population in 1973, 15.2% in 1983 and 11.3% in year 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • The poverty gap index is an important measure beyond the commonly used headcount ratio. (wikipedia.org)
  • Two regions may have the similar headcount ratio, but distinctly different poverty gap indexes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scholars, therefore, consider poverty gap index as a moderate but incomplete improvement over poverty headcount ratio. (wikipedia.org)
  • distinct
  • Energy poverty is distinct from fuel poverty, which focuses solely on the issue of affordability. (wikipedia.org)
  • There have long been areas of concentrated poverty, and the distinct social problems of concentrated poverty, which exacerbate individual impoverishment have been the grounds of reform movements and studies since the mid-19th Century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Advocates
  • Utahns should be grateful for their associations with Yunus, who in particular has forged a bond with local surgeon Scott Leckman, the board chairman for Results, a group that advocates for solutions to poverty. (deseretnews.com)
  • Millions
  • Today an estimated 140 million people worldwide have access to such loans and millions of them are safely out of poverty. (deseretnews.com)
  • Although it has left millions of people out of poverty over the last decades, it still faces a huge gap between the country's richest and the rest of the population. (oxfam.org)
  • Mostly
  • In 1868, Te Kooti, a Maori rebel leader, landed at Whareongaonga Bay, near Young Nick's Head in Poverty Bay, with 300 mostly Hauhau warriors with women and children, in the schooner Rifleman. (wikipedia.org)
  • decline
  • The measure is used to compare degree of poverty concentration between areas and the growth or decline in the number of tracts that fit this qualification in a given city, region, or country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Atlantic
  • Poverty Beach or Sewell Point is a barrier spit, approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) in length entirely within the City of Cape May, along the Atlantic Ocean coast of eastern New Jersey in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty Beach was described in 1834 as, on the Atlantic ocean, immediately north of Cape May Island Lower t-ship, Cape May co., extends about three miles in length by half a mile in breadth. (wikipedia.org)
  • alongside
  • Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne had sent a two-person delegation to the Middle East to urge the inclusion of Poverty Point in this group, alongside such cultural landmarks as Stonehenge in England, the Pyramid Fields at Giza in Egypt, and the Great Wall of China. (wikipedia.org)
  • countries
  • While development assistance remains important, countries that managed to pull themselves out of poverty were those that were able to move from low to higher productive activities, while strengthening institutions for governance and social protection for workers and their families. (ilo.org)
  • Likewise, Sachs proposes, developed countries cannot give only a fraction of what is needed in aid and expect to reverse the poverty trap in Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using a relative measure, poverty is much higher in the US than in Europe, but if an absolute measure is used, then poverty in some European countries is higher. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Young Lives Project is investigating the changing nature of child poverty by following nearly 12,000 children for 15 years in four countries (Ethiopia, Peru, Vietnam and India), chosen to reflect a wide range of cultural, political, geographical and social contexts. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • In other words, the index can be used as an aggregate poverty measure, as well as decomposed for various sub-groups of the population, such as by region, employment sector, education level, gender, age or ethnic group. (wikipedia.org)
  • tract
  • Located Cooksville in Howard County, Maryland, United States, Poverty Discovered, "Summer Hill Farm" "Poverty Discovered" is named after the 1737 acre land tract Given to Joseph Hobbs by Lord Calvert in 1760. (wikipedia.org)
  • northwestern
  • The Poverty Hills are a mountain range in northwestern Inyo County of eastern California, northwest of Bishop and the upper Owens Valley. (wikipedia.org)
  • given
  • The poverty industry has given huge contributions to lawmakers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Franciscans were authorized by Pope Gregory IX to have non-members who would look after their material needs, while the friars themselves would own nothing and would only make use according to the vow of poverty of what was given to them. (wikipedia.org)
  • initiatives
  • It also helps provide an overall assessment of a region's progress in poverty alleviation and the evaluation of specific public policies or private initiatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Yunus is one of the genuine heroes of our age - a man who continues to seek for solutions to the world's most vexing problems, and who transcends charity by teaching people how to permanently rise above poverty. (deseretnews.com)
  • In Rwanda, 45% of people live in poverty and rely on small-scale farming. (oxfam.org)
  • access
  • Energy poverty is lack of access to modern energy services. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is inversely related to access to modern energy services, although improving access is only one factor in efforts to reduce energy poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • Domestic energy poverty refers to a situation where a household does not have access or cannot afford to have the basic energy or energy services to achieve day to day living requirements. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • We work to understand what causes poverty , the impact it has on children's lives, and how it can be solved - for good. (cpag.org.uk)
  • Duke University has launched a research project on Household Energy and Health where work on energy poverty in India is listed. (wikipedia.org)
  • near
  • On June 16, 2013, U.S. and French archeologists began examining an underwater object first discovered in 2001 near Poverty Island that could be the wreck of Le Griffon although it will take time to determine if it is even a shipwreck. (wikipedia.org)
  • Living in Near Poverty in the United States: 1966-2012" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • child
  • CPAG has been working with students at the London College of Communication, part of the University of the Arts London, on a project to create animations which convey the experience of child poverty. (cpag.org.uk)
  • help
  • Now, we have published many articles about ways to help destitute nations (go to forbes.com/poverty for a link to them). (forbes.com)
  • major
  • As a result of this situation, a new UN initiative has been launched to coincide with the designation of 2012 as the International Year for Sustainable Energy for All, which has a major focus on reducing energy poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • The goal was to identify areas of major concentrations of poverty within large metropolitan areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Group
  • Poverty Round Table is a Restricted Group with 109 members. (yahoo.com)
  • Poverty Point comprises several earthworks and mounds, built between 1650 and 700 BC during the Archaic period in North America, by a group of Native Americans of the Poverty Point culture. (wikipedia.org)