Volume 2008, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


It is clear that poverty cannot be defined solely in terms of lack of income. A person, a family, even a nation is not deemed poor only because of low economic resources. Little or no access to health services, lack of access to safe water and adequate nutrition, illiteracy or low educational level and a distorted perception of rights and needs are also essential components of poverty


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  • Article Type: Review Article
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