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Chapter 35 Poverty

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I agree that Chapter 35 did a wonderful job providing a human face on poverty. I knew that poverty existed but not to the magnitude that is presented in the chapter. I feel we have a long way to go and at this point I do not think the poverty policies are working. More than 70% of the world’s poor are women and more than 4500 children die under the age of five from easily preventable diseases. Yes, my heart ache because women and children are the most vulnerable, and often times due to unforeseen circumstances many are living in poverty. Unfortunately, the high prices and oppressive structures continue to perpetuate this cycle. Growing out-of-pocket expenditures, and the lack of sanitation for hygiene and drinking water in developing countries
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