Poverty or Poverties?
The Politics of Corruption, Discrimination & Hunger

"Poverty is not, as it was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. Consequently the poor are not pitied… but written off as trash." (John Berger)

Poverty and crime

The Vicious Cycle of Crime

Crime and poverty have a very "intimate" relationship that has been described by experts from all fields, from sociologists to economists...
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Poverty in South Africa

South Africa

The fight against impoverishment in South Africa is actually supported by the country's Constitution, through social security...
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child labor in India

Child labor in India

If in proportion child labor is declining, when looking at absolute numbers, we see that more children than ever are faced with forced labor.
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Poverty statistics


You can find statistics on the poor around the world just about anywhere, but it's important to show you how easy to manipulate they are.
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Video: NGO presentation (produced by Poverties.org)

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