An iodinated polyvinyl polymer used as topical antiseptic in surgery and for skin and mucous membrane infections, also as aerosol. The iodine may be radiolabeled for research purposes.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Revenues or receipts accruing from business enterprise, labor, or invested capital.
Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.
An independent Federal agency established in 1961 as the focal point for economic matters affecting U.S. relations with developing countries.
Abuse, overuse, or misuse of a substance by its injection into a vein.
Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.
A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
Enumerations of populations usually recording identities of all persons in every place of residence with age or date of birth, sex, occupation, national origin, language, marital status, income, relation to head of household, information on the dwelling place, education, literacy, health-related data (e.g., permanent disability), etc. The census or "numbering of the people" is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. Among the Romans, censuses were intimately connected with the enumeration of troops before and after battle and probably a military necessity. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 3d ed; Garrison, An Introduction to the History of Medicine, 4th ed, p66, p119)
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.
An area of recreation or hygiene for use by the public.
The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
MOTOR NEURONS in the anterior (ventral) horn of the SPINAL CORD which project to SKELETAL MUSCLES.
Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.
The state of society as it exists or in flux. While it usually refers to society as a whole in a specified geographical or political region, it is applicable also to restricted strata of a society.
An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.
The science of utilization, distribution, and consumption of services and materials.
The status of health in urban populations.
Diseases that are underfunded and have low name recognition but are major burdens in less developed countries. The World Health Organization has designated six tropical infectious diseases as being neglected in industrialized countries that are endemic in many developing countries (HELMINTHIASIS; LEPROSY; LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS; ONCHOCERCIASIS; SCHISTOSOMIASIS; and TRACHOMA).
Wearable sound-amplifying devices that are intended to compensate for impaired hearing. These generic devices include air-conduction hearing aids and bone-conduction hearing aids. (UMDNS, 1999)
Methods of generating, allocating, and using financial resources in healthcare systems.
Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.
Payment by individuals or their family for health care services which are not covered by a third-party payer, either insurance or medical assistance.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The branch of psychology concerned with psychological methods of recognizing and treating behavior disorders.
An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.
An acute or prolonged illness usually considered to be life-threatening or with the threat of serious residual disability. Treatment may be radical and is frequently costly.
A method of analyzing the variation in utilization of health care in small geographic or demographic areas. It often studies, for example, the usage rates for a given service or procedure in several small areas, documenting the variation among the areas. By comparing high- and low-use areas, the analysis attempts to determine whether there is a pattern to such use and to identify variables that are associated with and contribute to the variation.
Persons living in the United States of Mexican (MEXICAN AMERICANS), Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The concept does not include Brazilian Americans or Portuguese Americans.
Groups of individuals whose putative ancestry is from native continental populations based on similarities in physical appearance.
The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.
A voluntary contract between two or more dentists who may or may not share responsibility for the care of patients, with proportional sharing of profits and losses.
The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.
A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
Living facilities for humans.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
A social science dealing with group relationships, patterns of collective behavior, and social organization.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.
A severe gangrenous process occurring predominantly in debilitated and malnourished children, especially in underdeveloped countries. It typically begins as a small vesicle or ulcer on the gingiva that rapidly becomes necrotic and spreads to produce extensive destruction of the buccal and labial mucosa and tissues of the face, which may result in severe disfigurement and even death. Various bacteria have been implicated in the etiology. (Dorland, 27th ed)
All of Africa except Northern Africa (AFRICA, NORTHERN).
The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
The legal relation between an entity (individual, group, corporation, or-profit, secular, government) and an object. The object may be corporeal, such as equipment, or completely a creature of law, such as a patent; it may be movable, such as an animal, or immovable, such as a building.
An infant during the first month after birth.
The status of health in rural populations.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
A COUP transcription factor that was originally identified as a homodimer that binds to a direct repeat regulatory element in the chicken albumin promoter. It is a transcription factor that plays an important role in EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
The Christian faith, practice, or system of the Catholic Church, specifically the Roman Catholic, the Christian church that is characterized by a hierarchic structure of bishops and priests in which doctrinal and disciplinary authority are dependent upon apostolic succession, with the pope as head of the episcopal college. (From Webster, 3d ed; American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed)
The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Continuous sequential changes which occur in the physiological and psychological functions during the life-time of an individual.
Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.
The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
Situations affecting a significant number of people, that are believed to be sources of difficulty or threaten the stability of the community, and that require programs of amelioration.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
The state of not being engaged in a gainful occupation.
A republic in eastern Africa, south of ETHIOPIA, west of SOMALIA with TANZANIA to its south, and coastline on the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Nairobi.
Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
Insects of the suborder Heterocera of the order LEPIDOPTERA.
Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.
Biological adaptation, such as the rise of EPINEPHRINE in response to exercise, stress or perceived danger, followed by a fall of epinephrine during RELAXATION. Allostasis is the achievement of stability by turning on and turning off the allostatic systems including the IMMUNE SYSTEM; the AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM and NEUROENDOCRINE SYSTEMS.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Africa.
An imbalanced nutritional status resulted from insufficient intake of nutrients to meet normal physiological requirement.
Organized services to provide health care for children.
Healthy People Programs are a set of health objectives to be used by governments, communities, professional organizations, and others to help develop programs to improve health. It builds on initiatives pursued over the past two decades beginning with the 1979 Surgeon General's Report, Healthy People, Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives, and Healthy People 2010. These established national health objectives and served as the basis for the development of state and community plans. These are administered by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Similar programs are conducted by other national governments.
The branch of medicine concerned with diseases, mainly of parasitic origin, common in tropical and subtropical regions.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.
The unmarried man or woman.
A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
All deaths reported in a given population.
The desire for FOOD generated by a sensation arising from the lack of food in the STOMACH.
A geographical area of the United States with no definite boundaries but comprising northeastern Alabama, northwestern Georgia, northwestern South Carolina, western North Carolina, eastern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee, western Virginia, West Virginia, western Maryland, southwestern Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, and southern New York.
A province of eastern Canada. Its capital is Quebec. The region belonged to France from 1627 to 1763 when it was lost to the British. The name is from the Algonquian quilibek meaning the place where waters narrow, referring to the gradually narrowing channel of the St. Lawrence or to the narrows of the river at Cape Diamond. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p993 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p440)
A subclass of adenosine A2 receptors found in LEUKOCYTES, the SPLEEN, the THYMUS and a variety of other tissues. It is generally considered to be a receptor for ADENOSINE that couples to the GS, STIMULATORY G-PROTEIN.
The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
A group of HEREDITARY AUTOINFLAMMATION DISEASES, characterized by recurrent fever, abdominal pain, headache, rash, PLEURISY; and ARTHRITIS. ORCHITIS; benign MENINGITIS; and AMYLOIDOSIS may also occur. Homozygous or compound heterozygous mutations in marenostrin gene result in autosomal recessive transmission; simple heterozygous, autosomal dominant form of the disease.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
The planned upgrading of a deteriorating urban area, involving rebuilding, renovation, or restoration. It frequently refers to programs of major demolition and rebuilding of blighted areas.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
Child who has lost both parents through death or desertion.
Number of deaths of children between one year of age to 12 years of age in a given population.
Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.
The development and establishment of environmental conditions favorable to the health of the public.
The area that lies between continental North and South America and comprises the Caribbean Sea, the West Indies, and the adjacent mainland regions of southern Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela.
Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.
Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition, occurring in children ages 2 to 12 years.
Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.
Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
A republic in southern Africa, east of ZAMBIA and BOTSWANA and west of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Harare. It was formerly called Rhodesia and Southern Rhodesia.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
A contactin subtype that plays a role in axon outgrowth, axon fasciculation, and neuronal migration.
Social welfare organizations with programs designed to assist individuals in need.
Unsaturated azacyclopropane compounds that are three-membered heterocycles of a nitrogen and two carbon atoms.
A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.
A violation of the criminal law, i.e., a breach of the conduct code specifically sanctioned by the state, which through its administrative agencies prosecutes offenders and imposes and administers punishments. The concept includes unacceptable actions whether prosecuted or going unpunished.
The continuous sequential physiological and psychological maturing of an individual from birth up to but not including ADOLESCENCE.
The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors.
Food or financial assistance for food given to those in need.
The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
People who leave their place of residence in one country and settle in a different country.
Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.
The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas.
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.
Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services.
The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
It is the study of social phenomena which characterize the learned, shared, and transmitted social activities of particular ethnic groups with focus on the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability.
Those funds disbursed for facilities and equipment, particularly those related to the delivery of health care.
Significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real gross domestic product, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales. (National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc,, accessed 4/23/2009)
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.
Procedure that involves the removal of infectious products from a root canal space through use of special instruments and fillings. This procedure is performed when root canal treatment fails.
State of the body in relation to the consumption and utilization of nutrients.
A non-taxonomic term for unicellular microscopic algae which are found in both freshwater and marine environments. Some authors consider DIATOMS; CYANOBACTERIA; HAPTOPHYTA; and DINOFLAGELLATES as part of microalgae, even though they are not algae.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
Organized groups serving in advisory capacities related to health planning activities.
Countries that have reached a level of economic achievement through an increase of production, per capita income and consumption, and utilization of natural and human resources.
Interactional process combining investigation, discussion, and agreement by a number of people in the preparation and carrying out of a program to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community. It usually involves the action of a formal political, legal, or recognized voluntary body.
The geographic area of the southeastern region of the United States in general or when the specific state or states are not included. The states usually included in this region are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Virginia.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Computer systems capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations.
Informed consent given by someone other than the patient or research subject.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to the nutritional status of a human population within a given geographic area. Data from these surveys are used in preparing NUTRITION ASSESSMENTS.
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Criteria to determine eligibility of patients for medical care programs and services.
Housing subsidized by tax funds, usually intended for low income persons or families.
Pregnancy in human adolescent females under the age of 19.
Any group of three or more full-time dentists, organized in a legally recognized entity for the provision of dental care, sharing space, equipment, personnel and records for both patient care and business management, and who have a predetermined arrangement for the distribution of income.
A genus of green plants in the family CHARACEAE, phylum STREPTOPHYTA. They have a strong garlic-like odor and are an important food source for waterfowl.
Facilities provided for human excretion, often with accompanying handwashing facilities.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Social process whereby the values, attitudes, or institutions of society, such as education, family, religion, and industry become modified. It includes both the natural process and action programs initiated by members of the community.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.
The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)
Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.
Those occurrences, including social, psychological, and environmental, which require an adjustment or effect a change in an individual's pattern of living.
Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.
A process that searches for hidden and important connections among information embedded in published literature.
Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)
The upper part of the trunk between the NECK and the ABDOMEN. It contains the chief organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
The science dealing with the establishment and maintenance of health in the individual and the group. It includes the conditions and practices conducive to health. (Webster, 3d ed)
The statistical manipulation of hierarchically and non-hierarchically nested data. It includes clustered data, such as a sample of subjects within a group of schools. Prevalent in the social, behavioral sciences, and biomedical sciences, both linear and nonlinear regression models are applied.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.
The circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age, as well as the systems put in place to deal with illness. These circumstances are in turn shaped by a wider set of forces: economics, social policies, and politics (
Human females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.
The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
The absence of appropriate stimuli in the physical or social environment which are necessary for the emotional, social, and intellectual development of the individual.
The systematic surveying, mapping, charting, and description of specific geographical sites, with reference to the physical features that were presumed to influence health and disease. Medical topography should be differentiated from EPIDEMIOLOGY in that the former emphasizes geography whereas the latter emphasizes disease outbreaks.
The social institution involving legal and/or religious sanction whereby individuals are joined together.
Differential treatment or unequal access to opportunities, based on group membership such as origin or ethnicity.
Medical services for which no payment is received. Uncompensated care includes charity care and bad debts.
The S-isomer of omeprazole.
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
An acquired defect of cellular immunity associated with infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a CD4-positive T-lymphocyte count under 200 cells/microliter or less than 14% of total lymphocytes, and increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections and malignant neoplasms. Clinical manifestations also include emaciation (wasting) and dementia. These elements reflect criteria for AIDS as defined by the CDC in 1993.
Prepared food that is ready to eat or partially prepared food that has a final preparation time of a few minutes or less.
A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.
Any substances taken in by the body that provide nourishment.
The condition in which individuals are financially unable to access adequate medical care without depriving themselves and their dependents of food, clothing, shelter, and other essentials of living.
The state wherein the person is well adjusted.
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Building off the voter project, in the fall of 2016 Rodgers joined a national advocacy effort on behalf of the Standing Rock ... "Native American Poverty". Retrieved May 27, 2012. "Métis Culture". Retrieved May 27, 2012. Toensing, Gale Courey (February 9, ... Since then, Rodgers has waged a Native American Voting Rights effort to help provide Native Americans on remote, poverty- ... He has written about persistent poverty and high unemployment in Native American communities. Rodgers established a scholarship ...
Climate change adaptation Climate change and agriculture Climate change and poverty Climate justice Feminization of poverty ... Others are making and selling goods locally. Social grants from the South African government further support households ... Energy poverty is defined as lacking access to the affordable sustainable energy service. Geographically, it is unevenly ... In developed countries, old women living alone are mostly affected by energy poverty due to the low income and high cost of ...
Map created by Ordnance Survey of listed buildings courtesy of English Heritage Archived 24 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine ... "London's Poverty Profile". Trust for London. Retrieved 19 June 2018. "Wandsworth: Total Population". A Vision of Britain ... The fess, or crossing, of the shield is chequered blue and gold representing the arms of William de Warren, created first Earl ... "Details from listed building database (1065500)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 28 January 2013. Historic ...
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On March 9, 1965, the Appalachian Regional Commission was created to further alleviate poverty in the region, mainly by ... Large tunnels were built through mountain slopes at Cumberland Gap to speed up travel along U.S. Route 25E. The New River Gorge ... Poverty had plagued Appalachia for many years but was not brought to the attention of the rest of the United States until 1940 ... Coal mining has made a comeback in some regions in the early 21st century because of the increased prominence of Consol Energy ...
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Hawley, George (2017). Making Sense of the Alt-Right. New York: Columbia University Press. pp. 58-59. ISBN 9780231185127. OCLC ... Regnery is described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as "a prime mover and shaker in white nationalism" and "famously ... "In the world of 'academic racism,' four groups play leading roles". Southern Poverty Law Center. Retrieved 2017-10-22. "All- ... "William H. Regnery II". Southern Poverty Law Center. Retrieved 2017-10-18. "About Regnery Publishing". Retrieved 2017-10-22. ...
Frankhouser had to complete 1000 hours of community service, make public apologies to Jouhari and her daughter on his "White ... p. A.7. "Jouhari/Horton v. United Klans of America/Frankhouser". Southern Poverty Law Center. 1988. Archived from the original ... p. A.2. Murray, Frank J. (August 21, 1998). "Vague federal obstruction laws create legal headaches;". Washington Times. ... "White Supremacist Agrees to Make a Public Apology to Victim". New York Times. SULOK, NANCY J. (July 28, 2003). "Goal is to ...
Suttles, Gerald D. (1990). The Man-Made City: The Land-Use Confidence Game in Chicago. University of Chicago Press. p. 326. ... Perry, Charles S. (1 December 1980). "Poverty and Social Change.Edited by Kirsten Gronbjerg, David Street, and Gerald D. ... Smith, Dennis (1992). "Book review: The Man-Made City: The Land Use Confidence Game in Chicago Gerald D. Suttles, University of ... Marcuse, Peter (1995). "The Man-Made City: The Land-Use Confidence Game in Chicago by Gerald D. Suttles". Journal of ...
"Neurobehavioral effects of poverty". Retrieved 2018-05-11. "Puerto Rico's Man-Made Disaster Might Be Worse than ... The stress of experiencing poverty and the lack of financial support impacts executive functions. In the case of poverty, ... Neurobehavioral and psychological effect on poverty'. Marston's findings distinguish the differences poverty has on adults, ... On the other hand, denial may not be the case for all Puerto Ricans since the economic crisis effects most poverty and minority ...
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... and create based on what they remember. The programme trains teachers to create a culture of personalised learning, with ... "After-School Girls Empowerment and Satellite-Transmitted Classes in Ghana". Innovations for Poverty Action. Retrieved 7 May ... Business Backs Education: Creating a baseline for Corporate CSR Spend on Global Education Initiatives. Report on Findings. ... "Building an Education Empire". Global Citizen. July/August 2012. Varkey GEMS Foundation - Projects Archived 9 November 2014 at ...
A review of Samson's Facebook page by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) found sympathies and interests to black ... Alund, Natalie Neysa; Rau, Nate (September 25, 2017). "Nashville church shooting suspect made cryptic Facebook posts". USA ... Johnson, Daryl (October 12, 2017). "DOJ opens a civil rights investigation of Antioch shooting". Southern Poverty Law Center. ... Tamburin, Adam (October 23, 2017). "Antioch church shooting suspect made comments about visions, voices during police interview ...
"Gems Education makes it to WEF". Trade Arabia. 9 June 2010. "Gems Attains 'Partner' Status with WEF". Trade Arabia. 4 September ... "After-School Girls Empowerment and Satellite-Transmitted Classes in Ghana". Innovations for Poverty Action. Retrieved 7 May ... "GEMS creates UAE's first ever school of sport". Sport 360. 25 May 2014. "Kingdom Schools announces tie-up with GEMS Education ... After creating a network of schools in the Gulf Arab states, in 2000 Varkey established Global Education Management Systems ( ...
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Make music industry poverty history. Cartels just aint what they used to be ... Pirate CDs make up one-third of the discs sold; governments arent doing enough to help crack down on copyright; organised ... Worldwide, 1.2bn pirated discs were sold in 2004, making 34 per cent of all discs, although (silver lining department) the rate ... All are continual refrains that weve certainly heard before, though that doesnt make them untrue.) ...
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... intergenerational poverty is when families continue to be in the poverty status for two or more generations. The poverty ... Weber County is also making a concerted effort to mitigate intergenerational poverty in the county. ... The Johnson administrations efforts in the 1960s to eradicate poverty did not bear much fruit. Nationally, the poverty rate ... First, some concepts and facts related to poverty. The official poverty threshold money income is three times the inflation- ...
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Government Creates Poverty. The U.S. government has "helped" no group more than it has "helped" the American Indians. ... The government has made most Indian tribes wards of the state. Government manages their land, provides their health care, and ... The result? Indians have the highest poverty rate, nearly 25 percent, and the lowest life expectancy of any group in America. ... And yes, the government signed treaties with the tribes that make Indians "special." But that "specialness" has brought the ...
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Catholic Charities USA created a Campaign to Reduce Poverty in America. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg created an ... The official poverty line -- about $20,000 a year for a family of four -- is an arbitrary one, created in the 1960s and only ... First, Hurricane Katrina gave poverty a human face. The horrific images, and the stories behind them, made painfully clear that ... These efforts are occurring against the backdrop of the larger international efforts to make poverty history. ...
Can we make poverty history in Europe? The EU is a relatively rich and prosperous part of the world. Nevertheless, it is ... Common objectives have been adopted that provide a clear focus for action in areas such as eradicating child poverty, making ... Those most at risk of poverty and social exclusion include children (about 19 million children live in poverty across the EU), ... Along with national governments, NGOs and other social partners make valuable contributions to the EUs policy-making process. ...
Creating Jobs, Alleviating Poverty October 26, 2018 • Marci Krivonen Starting a business anywhere is difficult, but an emerging ... "If you can create companies that can thrive, they will create jobs and those jobs will be better opportunities than the ones ... wants startups to thrive in Uganda so they can create opportunities and help alleviate poverty. In March, ANDE launched the ...
... economic elite on Wednesday that they should not be deaf to the cry of the poor and must consider their own role in creating ... said businesses and wealthy societies must acknowledge their role in creating poverty. ... Francis, who has made the defense of the poor a hallmark of his papacy and has in the past called money "the dung of the devil ... "I urge you, then, to take up anew your conversation on how to build the future of the planet, our common home, and I ask you ...
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The year 2005 is critical for anti-poverty activists in Britain. It is a unique opportunity to improve the lives of millions of ... Make Poverty History. Thousands of people heard Nelson Mandela call for an end to world poverty last week. Louise Richards from ... War on Want is part of the Make Poverty History coalition, a broad group of non-governmental organisations, trade unions, faith ... Many activists will be familiar with many of the demands at the heart of the Make Poverty History coalition: ...
Make Poverty History Emirates ONE Campaign Poverty in Africa Poverty in Canada Poverty in India Poverty in Pakistan Poverty in ... In November 2006, Melbourne hosted the Make Poverty History Concert to align with the G20 Summit. Since then, the Make Poverty ... The Times - Critique of Make Poverty History No such article found on this website. November 17, 2012 The 2010 Make Poverty ... dead link - November 17, 2012 Make Poverty History in Canada added November 17, 2012 Catalogue of the British Make Poverty ...
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"The programs are not a panacea to poverty," Glassman said. "They are part of the answer to poverty." ... The cash payments typically go only to women, whore more likely than men are to make sure that the money is spent on food and ... "I have worked in this field for 30 years in every region of the world," said Helena Uribe, a senior anti-poverty specialist at ... done little to reduce poverty in Brazil because its greatest impact had been keeping the poorest of the poor alive and making ...
Smith invited 12 well-known musicians and songwriters to create songs that will forever be donated to the poor-all proceeds ... Creating Freedom From Poverty Creating Freedom From Poverty 8:16PM EST 1/25/2009 Charisma ... The artist lineup alone makes this album a must-have; but the story behind these songs makes it a collection like no other.. ... If you have been denied access to comment due to a violation of these terms please do not create multiple accounts in an ...
Talk of making poverty history is pointless, there will always be poverty and all the state and charitable institutions can do ... He will challenge the notion that poverty cant be defeated: when I say that we can make British poverty history please do not ... As long as we define poverty as having an income of less that 60% of the average income, there will always be poverty, by ... Making British Poverty History. David Cameron is here at Chance UK in Finsbury Park to meet staff and he will speak at 11am ...
Make Poverty History - Canada [7] Make Poverty History - Ireland [8] Make Poverty History - Emirates (UAE) [9] Make Poverty ... Make Poverty History-Emirates is committed to: Raising awareness on key global issues like Extreme Poverty, Hunger, Disease and ... the largest anti-poverty coalition in the world. Make Poverty History-Emirates initially slated to be a one-year-long awareness ... Extreme poverty Global Call to Action Against Poverty Make Poverty History ...
CEO of Robin Hood, Wes Moore, joins Stephanie Ruhle to explain why poverty is everyones problem. ... The Trump administration is floating a new solution to tackle poverty - but, it could potentially throw millions of low-income ... Trump poverty proposal could make fewer poor people eligible for benefits. 04:21. *Share this - ... The Trump administration is floating a new solution to tackle poverty - but, it could potentially throw millions of low-income ...
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Wristbands purchased by British charities as part of the Make Poverty History campaign have been manufactured in conditions ... Wristbands purchased by British charities as part of the Make Poverty History campaign have been manufactured in conditions ... Tat Shing Rubber Manufacturing Company, in Shenzhen, near Hong Kong, was accused of "forced labour" because employees were ... The audit reports focus on two factories heavily involved in manufacturing white wristbands, which sell in Britain for £1 each ...
... but Venezuelans are suffering abject poverty thanks to authoritarians who want all the power and money making it difficult for ... Thirty years after its eradication in the now socialist dystopia of Venezuela, polio is making a comeback. The news comes as ... With an estimated population of 31.3 million, Venezuelas totalitarian socialist policiesare making it difficult for people to ... that polio is making a comeback after Venezuela has controlled the disease for nearly 30 years. ...
The Guardian: Make poverty history? A decade on from Gleneagles, it is a genuine possibility. Adrian Lovett, Europe executive ... Not so different from Make Poverty History perhaps, at its best. But - I hope - more global, more sustainable and more ... and activism means little unless we take it to where decisions are made, get them changed, and hold decision-makers accountable ...
US criminal justice system is creating economic, housing and social barriers for formally incarcerated, holding back families, ... Criminal Records Create Endless Cycle of Poverty, Says Report. US criminal justice system is creating economic, housing and ... The U.S. criminal justice system has kept millions of Americans in an endless cycle of poverty and incarceration, creating ... Moreover, incarceration has become a growing consequence of poverty "due to the growing criminalization of poverty and ...
... sign the petition to urge the government to do more to end child poverty in New Zealand. (1426 signatures on petition) ... Reducing child poverty needs to be a key focus for the Government, ... Povertys direct impact on child and family health creates a lifetime of illnesses and financial hardship thats felt inter- ... Plunket nurses see 85% of newborn babies across Aotearoa with more and more whānau struggling to make ends meet. Some Plunket ...
How algorithms designed to alleviate poverty can perpetuate it instead ... Algorithms Designed to Fight Poverty Can Actually Make It Worse. How algorithms designed to alleviate poverty can perpetuate it ... Make a selection below to access this issue.Already have access? Sign in. ...
In 1988, we made a film about kids growing up poor in rural New York State. This period was before the internet and perhaps ... Tags: Ann Michel, children and image ethics, documentary and ethics, images of poverty, online ethics, Phil Wilde, uploading ... Created using the Ithaca College Web Profile Manager. © Copyright Ithaca College. All rights reserved; unauthorized use ...
Rahman Foundation wants to make poverty history. As a first step towards achieving the vision of strive towards making poverty ... making poverty history, nevada usa, november 14, oscar winner, poverty eradication, rajan zed, skill sets, underprivileged ... A.R. Rahman wants to "make poverty history". November 10th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI Tweet. ... Nevada (US), Nov 10 (ANI): Oscar winner musician A. R. Rahmans "A. R. Rahman Foundation" wants to "make poverty history". ...
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  • The Brookings Institution reports at least one neighborhood of extreme poverty -- where at least 40 percent of residents live in poverty -- in 46 of the 50 largest cities in the country. (
  • Make Poverty History-Emirates is committed to: Raising awareness on key global issues like Extreme Poverty, Hunger, Disease and Education. (
  • There are thus more people living in extreme poverty in India than in sub-Saharan Africa. (
  • It has set the goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030 (ie. (
  • At the current rate of progress about 1 billion would be in extreme poverty in 2015. (
  • Reducing it to 9 percent means about 690 million people would be still living in extreme poverty in 2020. (
  • Millions Live in Extreme Poverty in the US! (
  • The reality is that it will take time to end extreme poverty effectively. (
  • Nevertheless, with the region home to 1.2 billion people living on less than US $ 1.9 per day (in 2011 PPPs), the international poverty line for extreme poverty, poverty reduction remains a key challenge. (
  • The mission to reduce extreme poverty has been largely successful. (
  • The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) wants startups to thrive in Uganda so they can create opportunities and help alleviate poverty. (
  • These are just two of several reasons Qualcomm Wireless Reach™ has been working closely with Grameen Foundation in Indonesia, Hapinoy in the Philippines, and others around the world to develop projects that use mobile tools to increase incomes and alleviate poverty. (
  • With most big economic projects being launched in rural areas, we hope the new economic policy will alleviate poverty, help bring about a more equitable distribution of wealth and resources between the rich and the poor, and also give the poverty-trapped voiceless people a say in the decision making processes. (
  • The implication is that any changes in the welfare rules were unfair and made it impossible to alleviate legitimate need, even though the states that have lowered their welfare rolls are spending their federal TANF dollars on adoption, foster care, and other programs of arguably greater importance to child welfare than monthly welfare checks. (
  • The Salt Lake Tribune) Gov. Gary Herbert is surrounded by state representatives in the Gold Room of the Utah Capitol on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, as he sign H.B. 472 - Medicaid Expansion Revisions, which would expand Medicaid healthcare coverage to cover an additional 60,000 Utahns below the poverty line - pending approval from the federal government. (
  • Yet nearly half of its population lives below the poverty line and roughly one in two children suffers from malnutrition. (
  • Despite significant investor interest in Nigeria, around 70% of the country's 150 million people still live below the poverty line. (
  • In the baseline study data, children below the poverty line were 59% more likely to have a psychiatric symptom than non-poor children. (
  • The most recent census figures found that in 2015, 4.8 million people lived below the poverty line as defined by Statistics Canada, including about 1.2 million children under 18. (
  • The Johnson administration's efforts in the 1960s to eradicate poverty did not bear much fruit. (
  • We do not endeavour to reach absolute agreement on detailed policy, but we want to pressure governments to eradicate poverty, dramatically lessen inequality, and achieve the Millennium Development Goals. (
  • The end result is that very little reaches the targeted people, negating the efforts of those trying to eradicate poverty. (
  • With Africa high on the agenda at the recent G8 Conference in Scotland, and the success of the Live 8 concerts, the campaign to 'make poverty history' is currently enjoying both political and popular support. (
  • AI 's producers announced that they would dedicate two evenings to raising funds and awareness for children and young people in poverty, in both America and Africa. (
  • Britain assumed presidency of the G8 on January 1, 2005 and hosted the summit with poverty in Africa being, at least nominally, a major topic for discussion. (
  • The Commission for Africa, launched by Tony Blair in February 2004, aimed to help create a strong and prosperous Africa. (
  • Video: Is poverty in Africa man made? (
  • Africanews Hawa Suleiman Brimah interrogates efforts towards poverty alleviation in Africa. (
  • CAMBRIDGE, Massachussetts, Oct 27 (IPS) - The catastrophic Ebola crisis unfolding in West Africa offers many lessons, not least for global anti-poverty efforts. (
  • In the three most affected countries in West Africa, the health systems were all dysfunctional before Ebola hit, and were often a place where people - especially women and children - experienced their poverty and marginalisation. (
  • Evidence shows that social safety nets in Africa are an effective tool in the fight against poverty," said Aline Coudouel, World Bank lead economist and editor of the report. (
  • His dissertation investigates the liberative theology and spirituality emerging from anti-poverty struggles in the US and in a Sufi-Muslim community in West Africa. (
  • If the G8 and EU countries can be persuaded to tackle the issues around African poverty in a cohesive manner, then there is some hope that Africa will move a little towards the Millennium Development Goals, rather than slowly falling further behind. (
  • In South Africa the evidence map, published by DPME, fed directly into the decision-making of the White Paper on Human Settlements. (
  • This paper argues that conventional approaches to development and industrialisation are not appropriate for analysing poverty in sub-Saharan Africa because they disregard domestic technological progress and learning efforts. (
  • The aim of this paper was to examine two important factors that serve as the foundation for development and poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: capacity building (as represented by human development characteristics) and good governance. (
  • First, it suggested that personal satisfaction with life opportunities and government services have no significant influence on the poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa. (
  • Good governance appears to be a stronger factor in influencing changes in poverty levels, but weaker in explaining variation in poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa. (
  • Also, an institutional framework that increases the effectiveness of governmental operations should be simultaneously pursued to reduce poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. (
  • However, when compared with the crippling deprivation being experienced across the developing world, a re-affirmation of the G8 Gleneagles pledges made five years ago, which involved a $50 billion increase in aid by 2010, of which $25 billion would go to Africa has never been more important. (
  • Tom took us on a tour of their operations to see how All Power Labs is able to help to end energy poverty in Africa -- you watch the tour here -- while creating manufacturing jobs in California. (
  • It's high time Power Africa stepped up to the plate and created a few homegrown jobs in the process. (
  • Duclos said the poverty reduction strategy would be released sometime in 2018. (
  • The Utah Legislature enacted the Intergenerational Poverty Mitigation Act in 2012 with a broad outline of a plan of action for Utah. (
  • Weber County is also making a concerted effort to mitigate intergenerational poverty in the county. (
  • According to the Utah Department of Workforce Services, intergenerational poverty is when families continue to be in the poverty status for two or more generations. (
  • Stanford University professor Raj Chetty finds in his studies that upward income mobility is lowest in the U.S., as opposed to other developed countries, and it varies significantly across regions of the U.S. Even though the odds of upward income mobility in Utah are better than in most states, the recognition for improvement in intergenerational poverty in Utah and in Weber County is on the right track. (
  • The nonprofit organization uses holistic community revitalization efforts to promote a collaborative community and fight intergenerational poverty. (
  • SALT LAKE CITY - A bill to create a state commission to develop policy recommendations to end intergenerational poverty has been forwarded to the Utah Senate. (
  • The commission would collaborate on policy recommendations to "help children escape the consequences of intergenerational poverty," said Sen. Stuart Reid, R-Ogden, sponsor of SB53 . (
  • Last year, Utah lawmakers passed a bill that requires the Department of Workforce Services to create a system to track intergenerational poverty data to identify at-risk children and to publish an annual report. (
  • They also highlight the role of pensions in containing the poverty phenomenon despite the repeated cuts that have been made, and the extensive consequences another reduction would bring about. (
  • Development Initiatives seeks to advance the global poverty reduction agenda through the provision of high-quality data on poverty and public resource allocation. (
  • About 500 high level delegates, including mayors, municipal civil servants, innovators at the forefront of developing smart technologies and police officials with civil society, women's organizations, and NGOs specialized in poverty reduction, safety, prevention and access to services are expected to attend the conference. (
  • Different combinations of support for people in different contexts can have lasting positive impacts on their livelihoods and thus on poverty reduction. (
  • Graduation programmes are attractive to politicians looking to achieve poverty reduction targets and to donors with fixed budgets looking for exit strategies. (
  • Over the last decade there has been significant investment in high-quality, policy-relevant research and evidence focussed on poverty reduction. (
  • Instead, the author suggests, a new approach based on innovation system creation, is needed for economic diversification and poverty reduction. (
  • The data in this study revealed an interesting link between human development characteristics and poverty reduction. (
  • Second, it suggested that the level of education among the nation's population had the greatest potential for explaining variation in the nation's poverty reduction efforts. (
  • Third, migration and population characteristics were associated with producing the greatest change in poverty reduction. (
  • Finally, that gender equality is important to poverty reduction to the extent that it relates to equality in education. (
  • The findings lend support to the idea of an integrated socio-economic development framework in addition to an institutional framework for poverty reduction. (
  • The Liberals have promised a poverty reduction strategy before the end of their four-year mandate and the "what we heard" report gives the broad strokes of what the Liberals are likely to include in the plan when it is finally released, including an emphasis on enacting measures to prevent people from falling into poverty. (
  • The Liberals have promised a poverty reduction strategy before the end of their mandate that would build on existing strategies on housing and homelessness, among others. (
  • Second, the extraordinary growth of wealth at the top has called attention to the corresponding growth of inequality and poverty. (
  • DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Pope Francis told members of the world's wealthy political and economic elite on Wednesday that they should not be deaf to the cry of the poor and must consider their own role in creating inequality. (
  • What's clear is that capitalism is incapable of ending poverty or substantially reducing inequality. (
  • What if you could harness the power of the free market to solve the problems of poverty, hunger, and inequality? (
  • Tackling poverty and inequality in the north of Ireland is essential in building a peaceful future for all the people on the island of Ireland. (
  • Sinn Fein's view, shared by many organisations and individuals working in this area, is that the issues of poverty and inequality are inseparable. (
  • We have defined a tract as experiencing "digital poverty" if half the households do not have a wireline subscription and half the households do not have a wireless subscription. (
  • If social safety net programs covered all poor households in Ghana, Liberia and Niger for example, even modest transfers such as $50 per household per month would generate a decline in poverty rates in each country by as much as 40%," said Kathleen Beegle, World Bank program leader and editor of the report. (
  • According to the new data, more than one in eight children in Massachusetts still lives in households that are in poverty. (
  • And it goes on to say that fuel poverty is "distinct from general poverty," with households not normally considered to be "poor" pushed into the category due to high energy costs. (
  • Access to mobile money has reduced poverty in Kenya, particularly among female-headed households. (
  • This focus on building resilience and enabling households to move out of poverty, and out of programme dependence using a number of interventions, has become the driver of a range of new-generation social protection approaches known as graduation programmes. (
  • Realistic levels of support are not always available and some households are made up entirely of elderly people or those who have no labour capacity due to illness or disability. (
  • Providing financial support to households in fuel poverty does not address the root cause. (
  • In an op-ed today, Janetta King, who leads the progressive nonprofit Innovation Ohio, writes that one of the best ways Ohioans can help the state's children in need is to take part fully in the 2020 census, so Ohio receives its fair share of anti-poverty funding this decade. (
  • In order to put an end to Ohio's child poverty crisis, all Ohioans must do their part to ensure that every individual -- regardless of their age, ZIP code, or family income -- is counted in the 2020 census. (
  • bringing global poverty to 3 percent by 2030) and in order to achieve that it wants to reduce it to 9 percent by 2020. (
  • These efforts are occurring against the backdrop of the larger international efforts to make poverty history. (
  • Can we make poverty history in Europe? (
  • War on Want is part of the Make Poverty History coalition, a broad group of non-governmental organisations, trade unions, faith groups and celebrities. (
  • Make Poverty History are organizations in a number of countries, which focus on issues relating to 8th Millennium Development Goal such as aid, trade and justice. (
  • The Make Poverty History campaign in Great Britain and Ireland is a coalition of charities, religious groups, trade unions, campaigning groups and celebrities who mobilise around Britain's prominence in world politics, as of 2005, to increase awareness and pressure governments into taking actions towards relieving absolute poverty. (
  • Sometimes called Make Poverty History 2, or simply the IF campaign, the new undertaking is the biggest of its kind since the original make poverty history campaign of 2005. (
  • Make Poverty History set out a timescale revolving around the 31st G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland on July 6, 2005. (
  • Talk of making poverty history is pointless, there will always be poverty and all the state and charitable institutions can do is to limit destitution which will happen to some extent under any system because no system is perfect. (
  • Make Poverty History-Emirates (MPHE-/MPH-Emirates) was an open coalition of UAE based organizations that worked together to eradicate global poverty and assist in the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG's) from 2005 until 2009. (
  • Make Poverty History-Emirates initially slated to be a one-year-long awareness campaign, rapidly grew into a national anti-poverty coalition. (
  • Make Poverty History-Emirates will study the possibility of extending the campaign beyond 2007 based on the outcomes of GCAP's national assembly in Montevideo, Uruguay in May 2007. (
  • The demands: Public accountability, just governance and the fulfillment of human rights Trade justice A major increase in the quantity and quality of aid and financing for development Debt cancellation Make Poverty History-Emirates is the national arm of The Global Call to Action Against Poverty or GCAP. (
  • Wristbands purchased by British charities as part of the Make Poverty History campaign have been manufactured in conditions that breach international ethical standards, it emerged yesterday. (
  • Not so different from Make Poverty History perhaps, at its best. (
  • As a first step towards achieving the vision of "strive towards making poverty history", the Foundation will set up educational institutions and provide world class, state-of-the-art infrastructure and education to underprivileged children who do not have the means to access & fund their education. (
  • Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has applauded Rahman for his efforts of making poverty history, saying religions tell us to help the helpless. (
  • Making Poverty History - was anything really achieved in 2005? (
  • We were told back in January that this was the year to Make Poverty History. (
  • Remember those halcyon days of 2005 when Make Poverty History "forced" the G8 to finally take the problem of international debt and development seriously? (
  • This is the story of how the Make Poverty History campaign became a social movement. (
  • The strategy was to get as many people as possible to show their support for Make Poverty History in order to influence the G8 leaders. (
  • Make Poverty History was a 2005 campaign launched by Bob "God" Geldof , its aim being to Make Poverty History. (
  • The campaign was unique in that it encouraged ordinary people to do something to make a difference to poverty by wearing a white band on their wrist where everyone could see it, so that everyone knew that they were committed to Making Poverty History . (
  • Bob Geldof showing just how serious he is about Making Poverty History. (
  • In December 2004 , Geldof made a speech to launch Make Poverty History year. (
  • I know that it won't be easy to Make Poverty History. (
  • The history of poverty is filled with some really big events. (
  • Poverty History will be made! (
  • Originally, Blair had been intending to keep this a secret to avoid any of those annoying protests outside their AGM in Edinburgh , but Geldof persuaded him to announce the summit as a focal point of the Make Poverty History campaign. (
  • At the G8 meeting I plan to do everything I can to make Poverty History, and I'm sure all the other leaders in attendance feel exactly the same. (
  • G8 2010: The Forgotten Pledge to Make Poverty History? (
  • Moreover, incarceration has become a growing consequence of poverty "due to the growing criminalization of poverty and homelessness," the authors add. (
  • in cities, suburbs, and rural areas -- far too many children are experiencing firsthand the cruel realities of poverty, homelessness, and hunger. (
  • Located in the southern foothills of the Greater Hinggan Mountains, Kedong county has made great efforts in developing poverty-alleviation industries in recent years to help the locals increase income and shake off poverty. (
  • The World Bank sets the terms for the language of poverty alleviation. (
  • Social entrepreneurship is a phenomenon that seeks to contribute to poverty alleviation and job creation. (
  • Social entrepreneurship is a phenomenon that seeks to contribute to poverty alleviation and job creation but how is this achieved and what are the challenges that come your way? (
  • We must never allow the culture of prosperity to deaden us, to make us incapable of feeling compassion at the outcry of the poor, weeping for other people's pain, and sensing the need to help them, as though all this were someone else's responsibility and not our own," he said in the message read by Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, the Vatican's justice minister. (
  • Poverty is real, I've been bullied for wearing thrifted clothes before thrifting was "cool", and now we have high end brands capitalizing upon many people's past and current poverty related suffering. (
  • Poverty affects people's ability to think clearly," says Princeton University's Prof Eldar Shafir. (
  • Jamie Livingstone, head of Oxfam Scotland, said: "With nearly one in five people in Scotland living in poverty, we need to put more money into people's pockets, including, critically, through an effective and adequate social security system, but also by ensuring work provides a reliable route out of poverty. (
  • To break the cycle of poverty public policy, solutions require close cooperation of family and external institutions, such as schools, churches and other nonprofit institutions, with accountability at the public level and of others involved in implementing and carrying out policies. (
  • As a result, there is less "mental bandwidth" left over for education, training, time management and other steps that could help break the cycle of poverty, the researchers contend. (
  • How can these people break the cycle of poverty and improve their standard of living? (
  • On June 8, the IF campaign mobilized about 45,000 people to demonstrate in Hyde Park, while a hunger summit underway elsewhere in London saw £2.7 billion in new commitments made to tackle hunger. (
  • For instance, over 50,000 poverty deaths occur daily worldwide, almost 800 million people go to bed hungry every night and more than 10 million children die of hunger and preventable diseases annually. (
  • John Dickie, director of Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland, added: "If we are serious about ending hunger in Scotland, the recommendations in this report must be implemented as soon as possible. (
  • The 'White Arm Band' project that we spoke about in Mercy eNews on March 15th is an attempt to draw attention to, and to begin to address the effects of, global poverty and hunger. (
  • In the fight for global poverty eradication, the Livestock Guru empowers the poor by both delivering demand-led knowledge and creating direct communication links between decision-makers and the poor. (
  • Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, urged other world entertainment celebrities to follow Rahman in contributing to poverty eradication from the planet. (
  • Thirty years after its eradication in the now socialist dystopia of Venezuela, polio is making a comeback. (
  • UN summits, meetings of the World Bank and IMF, and even the World Trade Organisation have all hit the headlines as never before, and the main theme has been the eradication of poverty. (
  • The Trump administration is floating a new solution to tackle poverty - but, it could potentially throw millions of low-income Americans out of government assistance programs. (
  • We are inviting people all over the world to connect with participants of the Forum through social media and discuss how to tackle urban poverty issues. (
  • We need their wisdom and expertise to tackle food poverty together. (
  • Victorian Council of Social Service outlines the top 12 priorities for the new Labor Government to tackle disadvantage and to build a Victoria without poverty. (
  • Access to clean water and proper hygiene are ways to reduce the chances of getting polio, but Venezuelans are suffering abject poverty thanks to authoritarians who want all the power and money making it difficult for the poor to get either. (
  • Nor is it a coincidence that more than half the population in each heavily affected country lives in abject poverty (53 percent in Sierra Leone, 55 percent in Guinea, and 64 percent in Liberia). (
  • Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. (
  • Catholic Charities USA created a Campaign to Reduce Poverty in America. (
  • The various national campaigns are part of the international Global Call to Action Against Poverty campaign. (
  • The symbol of the campaign is a white "awareness bracelet" made of cotton or silicone. (
  • The campaign built its initial momentum in schools before expanding outwards. (
  • Assisting in the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals Promoting volunteerism amongst the public of the United Arab Emirates At a global level the coalition seconds the demands of The Global Call to Action Against Poverty, its parent campaign. (
  • Originating with a performance as part of SPILL Festival of Performance at Ipswich Art School Gallery in November 2012, Bedding Out emerged from the current welfare benefits overhaul, which threatens many with poverty, and a propagandist campaign that has seen disability hate crime leap by 50 per cent. (
  • Make America Great Again" was Donald Trump 's campaign slogan. (
  • Sinn Féin Spokesperson on poverty, North Belfast MLA Kathy Stanton speaking at an Anti-Poverty Conference St Kevin's Hall in Belfast today, organised by the community and voluntary sector to launch its 'Enough is Enough' anti-poverty campaign has said that tackling poverty is essential in building a peaceful future. (
  • Participants will learn about the model and lessons of the'68 Campaign, gain some basic information on poverty and community organizing, and participate in biblical study and theological reflection on building a social movement to end poverty, led by the poor. (
  • In our MIJN global campaign against poverty we are concentrating especially on African poverty. (
  • I told him I was already doing my best to find some sort of sneaky new tax that could make everybody twenty times poorer, and if he'd just wait a few years he wouldn't need to bother with a campaign. (
  • If we changed this to target people in poverty, this makes sense. (
  • Based on this point, making affirmative action about the helping of people in poverty might seem like a perfectly good idea. (
  • it is derived from the average poverty lines in the world's poorest nations. (
  • If you could have just one wish, would you choose to solve climate change or energy poverty? (
  • Energy poverty is the lack of access to modern energy services. (
  • How do we address both energy poverty and climate change? (
  • A powerful example of the interconnectedness of climate change and energy poverty can be seen in Haiti. (
  • This is an extreme case of energy poverty. (
  • Investment in renewable energy addresses both energy poverty and climate change concurrently. (
  • Equally important, further adoption of renewable energy will decrease production costs and increase use in developing countries, further reducing emissions while tackling energy poverty. (
  • Replacing unsustainable logging for energy with renewable sources addresses both climate change and energy poverty. (
  • Can Ending Energy Poverty Abroad Create Jobs at Home? (
  • An innovative American company called All Power Labs has a creative approach to tackling the challenge of energy poverty, one that has turned existing ideas about development aid and manufacturing jobs on their head. (
  • These mini power plants -- ranging from 18-100 kilowatts -- are exported to 40 countries around the world where locally available waste biomass like coconut husks, wood chips, and corn cobs are used to produce electricity in areas where energy poverty is a big challenge. (
  • Today, a criminal record serves as both a direct cause and consequence of poverty," write report authors Rebecca Vallas, associate director of the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center for American Progress, and Sharon Dietrich, litigation director at Philadelphia's Community Legal Services. (
  • Physicians and other health professionals should understand poverty and its effects on health and should endeavor to influence policymakers nationally and internationally to reduce the burden of ill health that is a consequence of poverty. (
  • Wigan's communities worst blighted by fuel poverty have been revealed in a report which also highlights the success of council prevention schemes. (
  • They include communities in Standish Lower Ground and Westleigh which have between 15 and 19 per cent of homes deemed to be living in fuel poverty. (
  • The report details how tackling fuel poverty can reduce costs on the NHS on a massive scale. (
  • The council's multi-agency approach to tackling fuel poverty has recently received national recognition in the National Energy Action (NEA) report. (
  • Responding to the recognition, Coun Keith Cunliffe, portfolio holder for adult social care and health, said: "This praise shows that the work we are doing is among the best in the country in reducing the impact of fuel poverty. (
  • Prof Ardern said: "We have the lowest percentage of people in fuel poverty in Greater Manchester which is great news and there is still lots of work ongoing to continue this. (
  • The government classes residents as being in fuel poverty if the household is left with an income below the official poverty line after average costs to heat a home have been paid out. (
  • Gary McFarlane, director of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, said that if 44% of the population in Northern Ireland were either in fuel poverty or at risk, the figure was likely to be the same for food poverty. (
  • For heat networks to play a more pivotal role in tackling fuel poverty there is a strong argument for shifting focus from high profile, city-wide district heating schemes to smaller block heat networks that are easier and more commercially viable to implement. (
  • Block heat networks can therefore be seen as 'low hanging fruit' - commercially viable and easy to implement, even in existing buildings, where much of the UK's fuel poverty is centred. (
  • Heat networks have the potential to make a difference in the battle against fuel poverty. (
  • Formed in 2004, Building Markets, formerly "'Peace Dividend Trust'" (PDT) is a non-profit organization that builds markets, creates jobs and sustains peace in developing countries by championing local entrepreneurs and connecting them to new business opportunities. (
  • Such a system sustains poverty rather than eradicates it because it only address the short term needs, such as food or medical care. (
  • A standard way to measure poverty is to calculate what percentage of a country's population lives on less than $2 per day, factoring in purchasing power parity. (
  • It is also intended as a resource for academics, journalists and others interested in broadening their country's poverty metrics, in line with the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). (
  • Third, there is increasing recognition that in a globalized economy, the nation should not have millions of children growing up in persistent poverty. (
  • The economic loss is almost evenly divided among lower productivity, higher health costs, and increased crime costs for adults who grew up in persistent poverty. (
  • A clearer perspective on how to approach the linkages between vulnerability and persistent poverty, and a stronger, and comparative, body of evidence are needed to make the case that risk and vulnerability are significant factors behind poverty traps. (
  • Indians have the highest poverty rate, nearly 25 percent, and the lowest life expectancy of any group in America. (
  • In the last two years, there has been a surge of interest in ending poverty in America. (
  • Barack Obama, in announcing his candidacy, declared, "Let's be the generation that ends poverty in America. (
  • Unlike traditional government handouts, however, this popular anti-poverty program, which has spread throughout Latin America and even to New York City , requires that de Oliveira's children stay in school. (
  • Making America Great, Again? (
  • 2. How will Trump make America great again? (
  • Creating Wealth and Poverty in Postsocialist China draws on a wide variety of recent national surveys and detailed case studies to capture the diversity of postsocialist China and identify the contradictory dynamics forging contemporary social stratification. (
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  • Undoubtedly, as the disparities between wealth and poverty grow on a world scale at the same time as political regimes like those in Eastern Europe liberalize, the flow of new refugees will swell even further. (
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio is in the midst of a child poverty crisis. (
  • Ohio's child poverty crisis isn't isolated to a small handful of communities. (
  • Politicization of migrant 'crisis' in Hungary making them scapegoats, indepe. (
  • Excluding pensions, social benefits in Greece are far less effective compared to those in other European Union member-states when it comes to reducing the number of people at risk of poverty, according to Eurostat data for 2017. (
  • EITC is the most successful program to boost incomes of low-income working families and reduce poverty rates. (
  • The World Bank also aims to boost the incomes of the poorest 40 percent so that they don't fall again into poverty. (
  • People living in poverty are just as capable cognitively as people on higher incomes, however, it's clear that poverty makes people less able to focus due to stress. (
  • These considerations are crucial to creating social safety programs that are brought to scale in a sustainable manner and reach their full potential to reduce poverty, build resilience, and boost opportunities among the poorest people, the report says. (
  • This leaves the payment far below the relative poverty line. (
  • This leaves the payment far below the relative poverty line ($457 a week), let alone Henderson Poverty line ($550) which Anti-Poverty Network QLD argues is the minimum acceptable raise. (
  • And, showing a significant impact, an estimated 47 percent of the entrepreneurs who stayed in the portfolio for more than four months have moved above the poverty line-defined by the World Bank as US$2.50 per day. (
  • The story is not that inspiring if we consider the $2-a-day poverty line. (
  • To obtain the above figure, we inflated the poverty line figure for a family of four of US $ 7.6 per day by 10 percent to make room for discretionary spending and assumed that the maximum number of work days per month and work hours per week is 21.5 and 48, respectively. (
  • They generally form a coalition of aid and development agencies which work together to raise awareness of global poverty and achieve policy change by governments. (
  • Here we made a list of 17 Beautiful Websites Creating Poverty Awareness In Our World. (
  • By building the tax credit system around a highly simplified model of human behaviour, and failing to take into account the way people really live, it was sadly inevitable that things would go badly wrong. (
  • Some 364,822 people live in poverty in Utah, about 13.2 percent of the state's population, according to the report. (
  • But I felt with the kind of poverty our people live in, we couldn't leave them to their own devices so we committed to a long-term fight against poverty in Bangladesh. (
  • Effectively, some residents live in digital poverty even as their neighbors thrive. (
  • In East Cleveland, for instance, more than half of all children live in poverty. (
  • President Obama had an opportunity to set a benchmark that others would be obliged to live up to, but the President made only vague commitments to discuss international development at the summits. (
  • Sometimes we get so overwhelmed by the extent of global poverty that we don't see the point in doing anything about it at all. (
  • And now, researchers at the University of Reading have developed a unique, multi-media learning program for poor farmers which is truly helping to fight global poverty with knowledge. (
  • It operated as the national arm of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP), the largest anti-poverty coalition in the world. (
  • To end global poverty, we have to end global capitalism. (
  • Yet both are highly touted solutions to global poverty, and likely to be part of the SDG agenda. (
  • With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. (
  • Anyone, anywhere, with Internet access is invited to participate in this year's bi-annual Forum of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP)in Dublin, Ireland, a global conference organized to discuss the growing problem of urban poverty that will take place this Wednesday and Thursday. (
  • We are choosing to address the issues of global poverty, especially the effects of this on women and children, because were have made an option to join the movement of people who are working to address the Millennium Development Goals and are also keen to focus on our 2nd World MIJN Conference resolution. (
  • New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg created an Economic Opportunity Commission and charged it with proposing ways to promote opportunity and reduce poverty in the city, and he has begun implementing the commission's recommendations. (
  • Soares, who calls the program a huge success, said it had done little to reduce poverty in Brazil because its greatest impact had been keeping the poorest of the poor alive and making their lives somewhat more bearable. (
  • The World Bank, looking at this data, concedes , "Growth alone will not suffice to rapidly reduce poverty in the region. (
  • The figures highlight the need to increase benefits to vulnerable social groups apart from pensioners, so as to reduce the number of people at risk of poverty. (
  • The Scottish Government must use its new social security powers to reduce food poverty, an independent working group has recommended. (
  • It has also suggested the government introduces a system to measure food insecurity and poverty, and sets targets to reduce it. (
  • Where CHP is included in the mix of heat sources, it will also generate low cost electrical power that can be used in the building(s) to reduce the use of more expensive mains electricity. (
  • The minister in charge of a federal plan to reduce poverty nationwide says he has heard clearly that Canadians want the Liberals to find a way to make it easier to cover the basic costs of living as part of a sweeping strategy to be released this year. (
  • In response to this, many organisations are making bulk International payments using a file upload facility that allows payment details to be exported from a CRM or accounting software package in just a few clicks. (
  • While arguments abound as to whether it is aid or trade, entrepreneurship or nongovernmental organisations, privatised or pubic utilities that will end poverty, and while the academics and governments bicker at the UN, G8 and WTO, the poor carry on dying. (
  • Will anyone want to go into a presidential debate saying it's a bad idea to try to eliminate poverty? (
  • Can Private Equity And International Payments Eliminate Poverty? (
  • Seven of the eight counties with child poverty rates of at least 30 percent are in southern Ohio. (
  • Some groups have disagreed with the numbers the Liberals publicly use, such as the impact of the Canada Child Benefit on child poverty rates, arguing they exaggerate the effects. (
  • However, the programs - which social scientists call "conditional cash transfers" - also demonstrate the limits of anti-poverty programs. (
  • The World Bank and the United Nations have been running their own anti-poverty programs in the poor countries. (
  • Most welfare or anti-poverty programs focus on 'giving' something to the poor - and the poor receive the benefits because they 'qualify' for it. (
  • CRIME and poverty rates in Cork, as well as waste management strategies, public transport and sustainability issues were among the indicators a €9bn German investment fund used, before deciding to spend €19m in a Cork city centre property investment, at the Webworks building. (
  • India is going to the polls and the issue of poverty has acquired centre-stage. (
  • Food poverty is having no choice but to spend significantly more than 10% of household income on food, as defined by the Centre for Economics and Business Research. (
  • Block heat networks, on the other hand, require only the installation of heating- and cold -water pipes in the building, creation of an energy centre (typically on the same site) and provision of heat interface units in each space being heated. (
  • The buildings are also 'futureproofed' against changes made at the energy centre, enabling the energy centre to be upgraded to new heat sources whenever appropriate with minimum cost and disruption. (
  • Qualcomm makes no representations, warranties, or other commitments whatsoever about any non-Qualcomm sites or third-party resources that may be referenced, accessible from, or linked to this site. (
  • As experts told the programme Why It Matters, poverty is complex and is not only about not having enough to buy the things that one needs, such as food, clothing and shelter. (
  • ith more than 330 municipal councils, urban councils and pradeshiya sabhas likely to go to the polls on January 20 next year, the three major contenders will obviously focus their attention on the elections, but we hope the National Government will also give priority to its vision 2025 programme and the mission of building a peaceful, just and all-inclusive society. (
  • Ethiopia's Productive Safety Net Programme combines cash and/or food transfers with micro-credit, agricultural extension services including financial literacy training, household asset building and community asset development. (
  • The UK Department for International Development (DFID) designed the Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence ( BCURE ) programme in 2013 to address this issue across 12 countries. (
  • Building on existing literature and experience from the programme, BCURE has developed a typology for the type of evidence use by policymakers, namely: Transparent Use, Embedded Use and Instrumental Use, as defined in the table below. (
  • If you can create companies that can thrive, they will create jobs and those jobs will be better opportunities than the ones that currently exist for poor people in developing countries," says ANDE Director Randall Kempner. (
  • Francis, who has made the defense of the poor a hallmark of his papacy and has in the past called money "the dung of the devil", said businesses and wealthy societies must acknowledge their role in creating poverty. (
  • Trade rules that ensure governments, particularly in poor countries, can choose the best solutions to end poverty and protect the environment. (
  • Analysts say it's become the most successful anti-poverty program in years because it requires the poor to do something meaningful and measurable in exchange for government charity. (
  • It's so easy and seemingly indefensible to write a check for poor people," said Samuel Morley , a longtime anti-poverty specialist, referring to the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank. (
  • In 1988, we made a film about kids growing up poor in rural New York State. (
  • The government created a new measure - one is poor if one consumes less than twenty-four pounds of grain per month. (
  • The Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto argues that the solution to endemic poverty is to let the poor have land titles to their slum homes. (
  • Weighed down by a scarcity mindset and tunnel vision, the poor are at risk of making choices that feed the poverty cycle. (
  • Dealing with poverty takes up so much mental energy that the poor have less brain power for making decisions and taking steps to overcome their financial difficulties, a study suggests. (
  • Previous accounts of poverty have blamed the poor for their personal failings, or an environment that is not conducive to success," said Jiaying Zhao of the University of British Columbia, who led the study, conducted while she was a graduate student at Princeton University. (
  • We're arguing that being poor can impair cognitive functioning, which hinders individuals' ability to make good decisions and can cause further poverty," she said. (
  • That creates interesting dynamics because in the months before the harvest, they're really poor, they're running out," Zhao said. (
  • Late fees tacked onto unpaid rent and other bills or a job lost because of poor time management can make an already-tight money situation worse, Shafir said in a statement. (
  • Creating A World Without Poverty: Turning The Poor into Entrepreneurs! (
  • Then more and more money goes to feed the anti-poverty bureaucratic machinery than what gets into the hands of the intended poor. (
  • As a result, the poor remain where they are - in poverty - and yet the programs keep running year after year! (
  • Poor countries are also poorly governed, making them highly prone to corruption and siphoning of funds. (
  • But even during monarchy, the poor rebelled against tyrannical monarchs whose hubris made them impervious to any voice of sanity. (
  • It also enables poor people to make small investments. (
  • They can also be made and sold with the proceeds given to Mercy projects in developing and poor countries. (
  • Children living in poverty are more likely than non-poor children to have a psychiatric disorder. (
  • It's possible that the adversity and stress of poverty can lead to worse mental health, but it's also possible that causation can run in the other direction - poor mental health of adults can lead to adverse economic outcomes and may also be transmittable to children. (
  • Absolute poverty, which implies a lack of resources deemed necessary for survival, is self-evidently associated with poor health, particularly in less developed countries. (
  • Michael Metcalfe talks about the need for governments to print more money to increase aid to end poverty worldwide in his poverty keynote. (
  • The Alliance supports its member-cities to mobilize individuals, governments, and all sectors of society to confront the many challenges of urban poverty and to share successes - and failures - with other cities. (
  • The fossil fuel industry has made huge profits from driving climate change - and has campaigned to hide the science for decades - leaving the poorest countries around the world to pay the cost of climate devastation. (
  • Those who gain from the activities that created climate change are not the ones directly suffering its consequences… Imagine if the only people who had to pay for car insurance were those who were hit, and those that did the hitting paid nothing… This is untenable, indefensible and reprehensible. (
  • This number has fallen to 1.2 billion in 2010 - so the MDG target of halving the poverty percentage by 2015 was already achieved in 2010. (
  • Turns out that a very large percentage of those living in poverty can't work for medical or mental health reasons. (
  • Some regions perform well on digital poverty indicators. (
  • Mr Wunnenberg noted that a local audience and market could naturally consider their own 'quality of life' offer to be high, but he revealed that they also looked hard at indicators like levels of criminality and rates of poverty. (
  • the researchers worked directly with government technicians to create a Report Dashboard designed to serve as a one-stop shop for over 50 indicators deemed crucial for evaluating MGNREGA. (
  • The problem of scarce resources has consequences that make long-term decision-making difficult, owing to what the financial stress does to the mind. (
  • And as people become more impoverished, they tend to make decisions that perpetuate their financial hardship, such as excessive borrowing, he added. (
  • Based on official data on poverty, things appear better now than before. (
  • The organization works with local partners in Kenya, Uganda, and Nepal to ensure that decisions about the allocation of public resources are informed by data on poverty incidence. (
  • But often, I think that we look at the academic problems of poverty and have no idea of the why. (
  • Thousands of people heard Nelson Mandela call for an end to world poverty last week. (
  • I have worked in this field for 30 years in every region of the world," said Helena Uribe , a senior anti-poverty specialist at the World Bank in Washington . (
  • Metcalfe proposes that the wealthy nations in the world need to print more money in order to continue to make aid payments to developing and underdeveloped countries. (
  • Staying with cotton producers, four West African countries - Nigeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, and Mali - are among the poorest countries in the world, all with at least three quarters of the population in poverty. (
  • The obscenity increases when the current world order's approach to poverty is considered. (
  • Not having a child and offering your freed up good energy and resources to someone who does is one way of making a gift to the world. (
  • In this, we tried to take part in the great cause by contributing our little effort and helping the poverty fighters in the world. (
  • You are welcome to share if you know more websites that are beautiful and fighting for poverty in the world. (
  • The World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP) is a network of more than 900 cities working together to confront development challenges collectively. (
  • The bitter irony that the famine in Niger only broke into the world news agenda after it had been going on (and ignored) for some months (and just as the G8 Summit and Live8 came to an end) cannot go unremarked upon, because the reality is that quick fixes for poverty do not exist. (
  • It is our job to inspire world leaders to make a lasting commitment," he said. (
  • But it should move quickly to implement essential reforms in order to preserve and build on recent gains and fight poverty and unemployment. (
  • Innovative forms of across-sectors partnerships add value and accelerate innovation in the fight against poverty-related and neglected tropical diseases, and at the same time contribute to the EU's research and development policy goals. (
  • In his poverty keynote, Michael Metcalfe argues for having the central bank mandated to match government aid payments to a certain limit. (
  • They also know that facts are nothing without activism - and activism means little unless we take it to where decisions are made, get them changed, and hold decision-makers accountable. (
  • If you don't have to worry about whether you can pay rent or afford lunch, you have much more bandwidth to make better decisions," says Shafir, who was also an advisor to President Obama. (
  • The message was that decisions made this year would save lives. (
  • To understand just how deep these disparities run, we created a measure of digital poverty to flag those neighborhoods with the lowest levels of broadband connection. (
  • The poverty-incarceration cycle has significant implications on the U.S. economy as a whole. (
  • The evidence is irrefutable that poverty has serious implications on quality of life outcomes, especially for children in their early years. (