Presents fifteen essays by academics about the severe poverty that afflicts billions of human lives. These essays seek to explain why freedom from poverty is a human right and what duties this right creates for the affluent.We know how much money individuals, corporations, and the governments of the affluent countries are now willing to set aside for global ... basic housing, power plants and networks, banks and microlending, road, rail, and communication links where these do not yet exist. ... and a large 1990a2000 poverty reduction in Chinaaaims for only a 19% reduction in this number between 1996 and 2015.
|Title||:||Freedom from poverty as a human right: who owes what to the very poor?|
|Publisher||:||UNESCO - 2007-06-26|