Report on the World Social Situation 2010: Rethinking Poverty

Report on the World Social Situation 2010: Rethinking Poverty
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Category: Social Development
Language: English

The world needs to reassess the notion of poverty and the means for its eradication, according to a new report published by DESA’s Division for Social Policy and Development. The Report on the World Social Situation 2010 entitled “Rethinking Poverty” was critical of the current way that the international community identified and addressed poverty. The Report argued that “although the current monetary poverty-line approach...