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Clean Water, Proper Sanitation Essential to Ending Poverty
Clean Water, Proper Sanitation Essential to Ending Poverty

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Expanding access to clean water, along with proper sanitation and hygiene systems, is essential to ending global poverty, but often there is a gap between policy and implementation, a report states.

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Report: Extreme Global Poverty Declines, Inequality Remains High
Report: Extreme Global Poverty Declines, Inequality Remains High

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Decades of progress in reducing extreme global poverty have been hindered by a continued high rate of income inequality, a report found, with steps to promote shared prosperity seeing mixed results.

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Unmitigated Climate Change Will Put 100 Million More in Poverty
Unmitigated Climate Change Will Put 100 Million More in Poverty

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Climate change will impoverish an additional 100 million people globally by 2030 if sufficient steps are not taken to mitigate global warming, a World Bank report concludes.

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Large Gaps Remain Despite Social Safety Programs' Positive Impact
Large Gaps Remain Despite Social Safety Programs' Positive Impact

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Social safety net programs help nearly 2 billion people, but better coverage is needed in parts of Africa and Asia, where most of the global poor live, a report says.

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World Bank Programs Result in Millions Displaced
World Bank Programs Result in Millions Displaced

By: EthicsDaily Staff
World Bank development programs have caused 3.4 million persons to be displaced, and many bank-funded initiatives have given rise to human rights abuses, according to a series of reports.

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