strategy

Eliminating extreme poverty

Synonyms:
Eradicating destitution
Context:

In Haiti, the poor might include those possessing a small plot (hectare) of land with a dwelling; their family of three children would have at least one meal a day. The destitute would typically be without land or housing, with less than a quarter of a hectare of land to grow food, and with more than six children who could not be provided with were not given food every day and were usually malnourished.

Implementation:

The World Bank reported a decline in the proportion of the world's poor from 32 percent in 1985 to about 25 percent in 1995, amounting to 1.5 billion people who are desperately poor.

Claim:

Where the is no outside assistance, responsibility for looking after the destitute falls on the poor, thus worsening the cycle of pauperization for these people too.

Broader:
Reducing poverty
Problems:

Type Classification:
B: Basic universal strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 15: Life on Land