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Global Poverty

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Julia Bu

on 8 February 2013

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Global Poverty Definition Poverty is the lack of enough income and resources to live adequately by community standards. Poverty and social disparity are reasons for violence and terrorism Poor People get more illnesses Poverty means disregard of human rights and human dignity Poorness is a main Problem of the
developing countries The majority of the people in the
industrial countries are on velvet Half of the world (3 billion) live on less than $2,50 per day 22 000 children die each day due to poverty A billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign there names. 40 million people are living with HIV/AIDS
Every year there are 350-500 million cases of malaria 1.8 billion people consume around 20 liters per day Number of children in the world:
2.2 billion
Number in poverty:
1 billion 1.6 billion people live without electricity Unemployment & low incomes
create an environment
where kids can't go to school Alcohol and substance abuse Poor housing, a long-lasting cause of diseases consequences Water and food-related diseases Unemployment and frustration
pushes the people
to join
terrorists organizations India 1.7 million children die per year because of malnutrition 30% of India's people live below the poverty line
A drop from 37% in 2005 Poverty line:
42 cents per day in cities & 33 cents a day in villages
65 cents a day 1973-74
55% 2009-2010
29.8 % "High growth, though
essential, is
not sufficient for poverty
on a sustainable basis" Bad governance What is wrong? Misplaced priorities Unchecked corruption Measures to tackle global poverty Poorness is a main problem of the developing countries

The majority of the people in the industrial countries are on velvet MDG Millennium Development Goals 1. eradicate extreme hunger and poverty 87% of the people in the world today have enough to eat and live healthy lifes 2. achieve universal primary education 50.8 million more children started
going to school in Africa between
1999 and 2010 3. promote gender equality and empower women educated girls raise healthier families.
girl in the developing world receives 7 more years of education:
marries 4 years later
2.2 fewer children
mothers are also more likely to invest into health and education of their children 4. reduce child mortality by the end of 2011:
more than 5.5 million child deaths were averted 5. improve maternal health 1990 2010 -47% 6. combat HIV/Aids, malaria and other diseases from 2001 to 2009 the rate of new HIV infections stabilized/ increased by more than 25% in 33 countires 7. ensure environmental sustainability every $1 spent on water and sanitation generates $8 as a result of saved time, increased producing and reduced health care costs 8. develop a global partnership for development "even a small step make a difference!" Reuse Buy wisely Donate Help to help themselves! no money no education no skills no work Reasons bad government climate and disasters diseases education medical care unequal distribution of ground inequality high import taxes colonization
and indentured labour Outlook 2015! There´s much to do to tackle global poverty. bad economy Summary Poverty is the lack of enough income an resources to live adequately by community standards no money no education no skills no work Kids can't go to school water & food diseases poor housing crime and violence Help to help themselves! We have to reduce the global poverty, because if we don't solve this problem we can't solve other global problems like environmental damage or the hazard of freedom, because the poverty and the increasing gab between rich and poor boost these problems
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