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Approaches to Measuring Urban Poverty

Approaches to Measuring Urban Poverty

Poverty is multidimensional, thus measuring it presents a number of challenges. Beyond low

income, there is low human, social and financial capital. 1,558 more words

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Poverty estimations in India

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The poverty estimates have not only been used for evaluating development efforts, but over time, have found use in the allocation of funds for poverty alleviation programmes among the States. 2,377 more words

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Kudumbashree: A poverty alleviation program in Kerala

In 1987, Government of India and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) the sponsored the Urban Basic Services (UBS) program for those living in slums. Then this UBS program was expanded to the urban poor who were living in low-income neighborhoods and was named Urban Basic Services for the Poor (UBSP). 4,527 more words

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Poverty and its dimensions

Poverty in general represents the inability of the person to meet their basic needs for physical survival and well being. Poverty is a condition of life so characterised by mal nutrition, illiteracy, disease, high infant mortality and low life expectancy which are below any reasonable definition of human decency.1… 5,432 more words

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The different dimensions of poverty

Poverty in general represents the inability of the person to meet their basic needs for physical survival and well being.

A condition of life so characterised by mal nutrition, illiteracy, disease , high infant mortality and low life expectancy are below any reasonable definition of human decency. 835 more words

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Book Review: The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak

The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak – Brian Katcher – Katherine Tegen Books – Published 19 May 2015

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It all begins when Ana Watson’s little brother, Clayton, secretly ditches the quiz bowl semifinals to go to the Washingcon sci-fi convention on what should have been a normal, résumé-building school trip. 770 more words

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Sochi Winter Olympics 'cost billions more than estimated': Legacy of Games a 'sobering' failure, says report -- ScienceDaily

Sochi Winter Olympics ‘cost billions more than estimated': Legacy of Games a ‘sobering’ failure, says report — ScienceDaily

Ahead of the decision on 31 July, a study by Dr Martin Müller of the University of Birmingham finds that: 211 more words

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