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Egypt: Fears of rising malnutrition amid increasing poverty

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Millions of children in cities face poverty and exclusion - UN report

Hundreds of millions of children in cities across the world are growing up in poverty and enduring deprivation, according to a report unveiled today by the United Nations, spotlighting social exclusion and calling for measures to give the youngsters access to basic services and opportunities for a ...

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UN Commission on Social Development kicks off with focus on poverty and youth

Poverty eradication, youth unemployment and socially inclusive policies will be the main focus of the 50th session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development, which kicked off today at UN Headquarters in New York.

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Nepal: Over 1300 young Nepalese migrants killed by poverty and exploitation

The results of a report published by Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 2009, 1357 deaths from suicide, violence, murder, stress and unhealthy living conditions. Most of the victims worked in Islamic countries.

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Zimbabwe: Where pensions can mean poverty

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Armenia Registers Rise In Poverty In 2010

The estimated number of people in Armenia living in poverty in 2010 was higher than in 2008 when the country was largely unaffected by the global economic recession.

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UN project seeks to make use of Nile?s resources to fend off poverty and hunger

A United Nations report released today on the use and management of water in the Nile River basin calls for new methods to boost agricultural productivity and warns that governments must take action to keep population growth and resource degradation from intensifying poverty.

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