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MDGs. ” Poverty is the parent of crime and war ” --Aristotle. Why Fight Poverty ?. Humanitarian Reasons Prevent suffereing where and when you can. Why Fight Poverty ?. 2) Justice and Fairness Why are there rich and poor countries ?

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MDGs

”Poverty is the parent of crime and war”

--Aristotle

why fight poverty
Why Fight Poverty?
  • HumanitarianReasons

Preventsuffereingwhere and when you can

why fight poverty1
Why Fight Poverty?
  • 2) Justice and Fairness
  • Why are thererich and poorcountries?
  • Why is wealthdistributed the way it is in the world?
  • Do MDCs and LCDs ”owe” eachotheranything? Whatdothey ”owe” themselves?
  • Who ”owns” what? Resources, knowledge.
why fight poverty2
Why Fight Poverty?
  • 3) Practicalities
  • Some problems can be solved with practical solutions
  • It’sbetter for mewhenit’sbetter for you.
  • Paynow or pay later: if you don’t work to buildup/prevent, you work to protectagainst the effects
    • Fanaticism. Climatechange. WarsDiseases.
a global world
A Global World
  • Whenwheatcropsburn up due to draughts, effectsprices and access in whole world
  • When Apple needsbettereducatedfactoryworkers, raiseseducation in the whole country
1 extreme poverty hunger
1. Extreme Poverty / Hunger
  • increase agricultural productivity – and more sustainable
  • own land ownership
  • diversify the economy, more small businesses
  • infrastructure
  • human rights
  • balance population and sustainability
2 universal primary education
2. Universal PrimaryEducation
  • Fees and uniforms
  • Stay home to work
  • Edu. Women, fewer children and better health for family
  • To do:
  • Female teachers
  • Flexible schools
  • Edu. Benefits the poorest most (???) – fairer
learning out of poverty
Learningout of poverty
  • http://50.usaid.gov/learning-out-of-poverty/4n8b-usaid-final2-2/?size=original
gender equality w s empowerment
GenderEquality / W.’sempowerment
  • --legal: property and legal rights
  • --girls school enrollment
  • --doweries
  • Gender imbalances – social instability
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http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTWDRS/EXTWDR2012/0,,contentMDK:23003130~pagePK:64167689~piPK:64167673~theSitePK:7778063,00.htmlhttp://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTRESEARCH/EXTWDRS/EXTWDR2012/0,,contentMDK:23003130~pagePK:64167689~piPK:64167673~theSitePK:7778063,00.html

why invest in women
Why Invest in Women?
  • http://50.usaid.gov/infographic-why-invest-in-women/usaid-women/?size=infographicSmall
child mortality
Child Mortality
  • --preventable illnesses: malaria, diarrhea
  • --vitamins, clean-water, nets
  • Goal is not FEWER kids, but the ones you have are healthier (= fewer kids!)