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10 Causes of Poverty and Remedies Through Sustainable Development

FROM THE SERIES ON RADICAL DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION INITIATIVE

Nearly 21,000 people die every day from hunger. The figure is equivalent to one person dying every four seconds; the majority of them are children. That’s the estimate from surveys conducted by the United Nations. The bottom of the pyramid (refer to the Industrial Workers of the World poster), which occupies the lowest and poorest level, is the largest socio-economic group across the world.




Text source of SDGs and 17-goal image icons   United Nations Development Programme
http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/mdgoverview/post-2015-development-agenda.html
‘The 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or Global Goals, replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which in September 2000 rallied the world around a common 15-year agenda to tackle the indignity of poverty.’


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