• deprivation
  • World Bank: Poverty is pronounced deprivation in well-being, and comprises many dimensions. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to a UN declaration that resulted from the World Summit on Social Development in Copenhagen in 1995, absolute poverty is "a condition characterised by severe deprivation of basic human needs, including food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education and information. (wikipedia.org)
  • Economic
  • Forty percent of us still think it's pretty common to go from poverty to wealth in the U.S., according to research from the Economic Mobility Project of the Pew Charitable Trusts, quoted in the Wall Street Journal . (payscale.com)
  • This report provides a picture of the current state of poverty and economic inequality in Nigeria, identifies the main drivers of this situation and presents some policy solutions. (oxfam.org)
  • The impact of Philadelphia's high poverty rate reaches far beyond the residents who struggle on a daily basis: The high rate limits the tax revenue available to support government services, increases the demand for those services, and weighs on the economic performance of the city as well as the region. (pewtrusts.org)
  • President Barack Obama discussed the moral and economic costs of poverty in a panel in Gaston Hall on Tuesday. (thehoya.com)
  • Nevertheless, given the current economic model, built on GDP, it would take 100 years to bring the world's poorest up to the previous poverty line of $1.25 a day. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eradicating rural poverty through effective policies and economic growth remains a challenge for the international community The first target of the Millennium Development Goals was to decrease the extent of extreme poverty by one-half by the year 2015, which could not be achieved. (wikipedia.org)
  • not verified in body] In addition to poverty rates, reservations are hindered by low education levels, poor healthcare services, low employment, substandard housing, and deficient economic infrastructure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty reduction has been largely as a result of overall economic growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • The dawn of industrial revolution led to high economic growth, eliminating mass poverty in what is now considered the developed world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some commentators have claimed that, due to economic liberalization, poverty in the world is rising rather than declining, and that data provided by the World Bank which shows poverty is decreasing is flawed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other charitable organisations also use this multi-dimensional approach to child poverty, defining it as a combination of economic, social, cultural, physical, environmental and emotional factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Child poverty, when measured using relative thresholds, will only improve if low-income families benefit more from economic advances than well-off families. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the Energy Poverty Action initiative of the World Economic Forum, "Access to energy is fundamental to improving quality of life and is a key imperative for economic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • wealth
  • But professor Sachs has a point: We devote more ink to wealth than to poverty. (forbes.com)
  • Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of ending poverty forever. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty has been historically accepted in some parts of the world as inevitable as non-industrialized economies produced very little while populations grew almost as fast, making wealth scarce. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Bank concludes that increasing land rights is 'the key to reducing poverty' citing that land rights greatly increase poor people's wealth, in some cases doubling it. (wikipedia.org)
  • cycle of pove
  • There is no gas or electricity so women and their children spend hours every day collecting water and firewood, which traps them in a cycle of poverty. (oxfam.org)
  • If it persists from generation to generation, the effect can reinforce itself as a "cycle of poverty", if steps are not taken to break the trap. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another theory for the perpetual poverty trap in correlation with cycle of poverty is that poor people have their own culture with a different set of values and beliefs that keep them trapped within that cycle generation to generation. (wikipedia.org)
  • definitions
  • citation needed] There are several definitions of poverty depending on the context of the situation it is placed in, and the views of the person giving the definition. (wikipedia.org)
  • These definitions suggest child poverty is multidimensional, relative to their current and changing living conditions and complex interactions of the body, mind and emotions are involved. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until recently energy poverty definitions took only the minimum energy quantity required into consideration when defining energy poverty, but a different school of thought is that not only energy quantity but the quality and cleanliness of the energy used should be taken into consideration when defining energy poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • nations
  • Now, we have published many articles about ways to help destitute nations (go to forbes.com/poverty for a link to them). (forbes.com)
  • In December last year, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston, issued a statement on his 15-day fact-finding mission of some of the US's poorest neighbourhoods. (counterpunch.org)
  • Poverty reduction is still a major issue (or a target) for many international organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank. (wikipedia.org)
  • United Nations: Fundamentally, poverty is the inability of having choices and opportunities, a violation of human dignity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nevertheless, some believe (Peter Singer in his book The Life You Can Save) that small changes in the way each of us in affluent nations lives our lives could solve world poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • Just like any other start-up, developing nations absolutely must receive the amount of aid necessary (and promised at the G-8 Summit in 2005) for them to begin to reverse the poverty trap. (wikipedia.org)
  • 20th century
  • Charles Booth , a pioneering investigator of poverty in London at the turn of the 20th century, popularised the idea of a poverty line , a concept originally conceived by the London School Board . (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The Big Five majors Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Paramount Pictures 20th Century Fox Warner Bros. RKO Pictures The Little Three majors United Artists Columbia Pictures Universal Studios Poverty Row (top four of many) Grand National Republic Pictures Monogram Pictures Producers Releasing Corporation (aka PRC) Non majors Walt Disney Studios The Rank Organisation Gaumont Film Company Embassy Pictures Nordisk Film Pathé British Lion Films Titanus Davis, Blair (2012). (wikipedia.org)
  • The monument was brought to the attention of archaeologists in the early 20th century, when it was given the name of Poverty Point after a nearby plantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty Beach was widened by land reclamation involving the filling of Cape Island Sound and the creation of Cape May Harbor from salt marsh in the early 20th Century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Extreme
  • At present the percentage of the global population living under extreme poverty is likely to fall below 10% according to the World Bank projections released in 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • But in proving those assumptions wrong, he also raised awareness about the real reasons for extreme poverty, and that has put him at odds with his own government. (deseretnews.com)
  • at the end of the day, particularly in a rich country like the USA, the persistence of extreme poverty is a political choice made by those in power. (counterpunch.org)
  • The World Bank forecasts that 702.1 million people, down from 1.75 billion in 1990 are living in extreme poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the World Bank, between 1990 and 2015, the percentage of the world's population living in extreme poverty fell from 37.1% to 9.6%, falling below 10% for the first time. (wikipedia.org)
  • On large reservations, the extreme poverty rate is as much as six times the national rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • On average, the extreme poverty rate on the largest reservations is almost four times the national rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term absolute poverty is also sometimes used as a synonym for extreme poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the developing world, many factors can contribute to a poverty trap, including: limited access to credit and capital markets, extreme environmental degradation (which depletes agricultural production potential), corrupt governance, capital flight, poor education systems, disease ecology, lack of public health care, war and poor infrastructure. (wikipedia.org)
  • defines
  • Poverty and isolation literature defines this as access to inputs and output markets, access to education and health services, and access to labour opportunities through which road access contributes to reduced poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • traps
  • and behavioral traps in which individuals cannot differentiate between temptation and non-temptation goods, and therefore cannot invest in the non-temptation goods which could help them begin to escape poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • examines
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts' research on this topic examines the demographics and geography of poverty in Philadelphia, making comparisons over time and among cities. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Surviving Poverty carefully examines the experiences of people living below the poverty level, looking in particular at the tension between social isolation and social ties among the poor. (jhu.edu)
  • comprises
  • Poverty Point comprises several earthworks and mounds, built between 1650 and 700 BC during the Archaic period in North America, by a group of Native Americans of the Poverty Point culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • REDUCTION
  • Competition and poverty reduction provided the main focus for discussions at the 2013 Global Forum on Competition. (oecd.org)
  • Session one the 2012 forum explored the effects of competition enforcement on poverty reduction focusing on the impact of competition in markets for essential goods and services. (oecd.org)
  • They also argue that extending property rights protection to the poor is one of the most important poverty reduction strategies a nation can implement. (wikipedia.org)
  • line
  • For the term as defined in the United States, see Poverty Line (United States Census Bureau) . (wikipedia.org)
  • In October 2015, the World Bank updated the international poverty line to $1.90 a day. (wikipedia.org)
  • The common international poverty line has in the past been roughly $1 a day. (wikipedia.org)
  • Determining the poverty line is usually done by finding the total cost of all the essential resources that an average human adult consumes in one year. (wikipedia.org)
  • The largest of these expenses is typically the rent required to live in an apartment, so historically, economists have paid particular attention to the real estate market and housing prices as a strong poverty line affector. (wikipedia.org)
  • He considered this amount to set his poverty line and concluded that 27.84% of the total population of York lived below this poverty line. (wikipedia.org)
  • More than 46 million Americans are living below the poverty line. (cnbc.com)
  • In 2012 it is estimated that, given a poverty line of $1.25 a day 1.2 billion people lived in poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thirty-six percent of families with children are below the poverty line on reservations, compared with 9.2 percent of families nationally. (wikipedia.org)
  • The common international poverty line has in the past been roughly $1 a day. (wikipedia.org)
  • poor
  • The terms poverty industry or poverty business refer to a wide range of money-making activities that attract a large portion of their business from the poor because they are poor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc.-How the Working Poor Became Big Business. (wikipedia.org)
  • And how can those same competitive mechanisms promote pro-poor growth and help to reduce poverty levels everywhere? (oecd.org)
  • Grounding her study in current debates about the importance of alleviating poverty, Mazelis proposes new modes of improving the lives of the poor. (jhu.edu)
  • The word poverty comes from old French poverté (Modern French: pauvreté), from Latin paupertās from pauper (poor). (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty also encompasses low levels of health and education, poor access to clean water and sanitation, inadequate physical security, lack of voice, and insufficient capacity and opportunity to better one's life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty remains a predominantly rural problem, with a majority of the world's poor located in rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty alleviation also involves improving the living conditions of people who are already poor. (wikipedia.org)
  • He then details the poverty trap: The poor start with a very low level of capital per person, and then find themselves trapped in poverty because the ratio of capital per person actually falls from generation to generation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The poverty penalty describes the phenomenon that poor people tend to pay more to eat, buy, and borrow than the rich. (wikipedia.org)
  • below
  • Considering that two-thirds of people who found work were accepting wages that are below the living wage (according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation) this has been criticised by anti-poverty campaigners as an unrealistic view of poverty in the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • income
  • Rowntree distinguished between primary poverty , those lacking in income and secondary poverty , those who had enough income, but spent it elsewhere (1901:295-96). (wikipedia.org)
  • Notice that if everyone's real income in an economy increases, and the income distribution does not change, absolute poverty will decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty is usually measured as either absolute or relative (the latter being actually an index of income inequality). (wikipedia.org)
  • poverty is no longer classified by a family's income, but as to whether a family is in work or not. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mostly
  • Poverty Row was a slang term used in Hollywood from the late 1920s through the mid-1950s to refer to a variety of small (and mostly short-lived) B movie studios. (wikipedia.org)
  • In China and India, noted reductions in poverty in recent decades have occurred mostly as a result of the abandonment of collective farming in China and the cutting of government red tape in India. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1868, Te Kooti, a Maori rebel leader, landed at Whareongaonga Bay, near Young Nick's Head in Poverty Bay, with 300 mostly Hauhau warriors with women and children, in the schooner Rifleman. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Yunus is one of the genuine heroes of our age - a man who continues to seek for solutions to the world's most vexing problems, and who transcends charity by teaching people how to permanently rise above poverty. (deseretnews.com)
  • Today an estimated 140 million people worldwide have access to such loans and millions of them are safely out of poverty. (deseretnews.com)
  • In Rwanda, 45% of people live in poverty and rely on small-scale farming. (oxfam.org)
  • Although it has left millions of people out of poverty over the last decades, it still faces a huge gap between the country's richest and the rest of the population. (oxfam.org)
  • Over a billion people live in absolute poverty worldwide and poverty exists in all countries, no matter how rich. (oecd.org)
  • In interviews, participants discuss their struggles and hardships, and their responses highlight the importance of cultivating relationships among people living in poverty. (jhu.edu)
  • Another estimate places the true scale of poverty much higher than the World Bank, with an estimated 4.3 billion people (59 percent of the world's population) living with less than $5 a day and unable to meet basic needs adequately. (wikipedia.org)
  • Globally, rural people and rural places tend to be disadvantaged relative to their urban counterparts and poverty rates increase as rural areas become more remote. (wikipedia.org)
  • Advocates
  • Utahns should be grateful for their associations with Yunus, who in particular has forged a bond with local surgeon Scott Leckman, the board chairman for Results, a group that advocates for solutions to poverty. (deseretnews.com)
  • citation needed
  • citation needed] While some Poverty Row studios came and quickly went after a few releases, others operated on more or less the same terms as-if vastly different scales from-major film studios such as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Warner Bros., and Paramount Pictures. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] CBC Productions (later to become Columbia Pictures), founded by Harry Cohn, was considered a Poverty Row studio from 1919 until its reorganization in 1924. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The breakup of the studio system (and its restrictive chain-theater distribution network, which left independent movie houses eager for seat-filling product from the Poverty Row studios) following 1948's United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc. decision and the advent of television are among the factors that led to the decline and ultimate disappearance of "Poverty Row" as a Hollywood phenomenon. (wikipedia.org)
  • While the kinds of films produced by Poverty Row studios only grew in popularity,[citation needed] they were increasingly available both from major production companies and from independent producers who no longer needed to rely on a studio's ability to package and release their work. (wikipedia.org)
  • rural
  • Individuals living in rural areas tend to have less access to social services, exacerbating the effects of rural poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • Surviving Poverty documents the ways in which social ties become beneficial and sustainable, allowing members to share their skills and resources and providing those living in similar situations a space to unite and speak collectively to the growing and deepening poverty in the United States. (jhu.edu)
  • Surviving Poverty is invested in both structural and social change and demonstrates the power support services can have to foster relationships and build sustainable social ties for those living in poverty. (jhu.edu)
  • It is so easy to disconnect environmental justice from issues of poverty, race and social equity. (thehoya.com)
  • The Young Lives Project is investigating the changing nature of child poverty by following nearly 12,000 children for 15 years in four countries (Ethiopia, Peru, Vietnam and India), chosen to reflect a wide range of cultural, political, geographical and social contexts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Atlantic
  • Poverty Beach or Sewell Point is a barrier spit, approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) in length entirely within the City of Cape May, along the Atlantic Ocean coast of eastern New Jersey in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty Beach was described in 1834 as, on the Atlantic ocean, immediately north of Cape May Island Lower t-ship, Cape May co., extends about three miles in length by half a mile in breadth. (wikipedia.org)
  • alongside
  • Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne had sent a two-person delegation to the Middle East to urge the inclusion of Poverty Point in this group, alongside such cultural landmarks as Stonehenge in England, the Pyramid Fields at Giza in Egypt, and the Great Wall of China. (wikipedia.org)
  • Initiative
  • As a result of this situation, a new UN initiative has been launched to coincide with the designation of 2012 as the International Year for Sustainable Energy for All, which has a major focus on reducing energy poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • access
  • Energy poverty is lack of access to modern energy services. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is inversely related to access to modern energy services, although improving access is only one factor in efforts to reduce energy poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • northwestern
  • The Poverty Hills are a mountain range in northwestern Inyo County of eastern California, northwest of Bishop and the upper Owens Valley. (wikipedia.org)
  • higher
  • Using a relative measure, poverty is much higher in the US than in Europe, but if an absolute measure is used, then poverty in some European countries is higher. (wikipedia.org)
  • child
  • CPAG has been working with students at the London College of Communication, part of the University of the Arts London, on a project to create animations which convey the experience of child poverty. (cpag.org.uk)
  • Americans
  • In 2010, the poverty rate on reservations was 28.4 percent, compared with 22 percent among all American Indians (on and off reservations), and 15.3 percent among all Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • million
  • page needed] In 2010, elected American federal officials received more than $1.5 million in campaign contributions from poverty-industry donors. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • This result corresponded with that from Charles Booth's study of poverty in London and so challenged the view, commonly held at the time, that abject poverty was a problem particular to London and was not widespread in the rest of Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • On June 16, 2013, U.S. and French archeologists began examining an underwater object first discovered in 2001 near Poverty Island that could be the wreck of Le Griffon although it will take time to determine if it is even a shipwreck. (wikipedia.org)