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Poverty Called Multidimensional

Poverty is not just about a lack of money. Oxford University says it’s also about not having enough food, education, healthcare and shelter.  And some poor are much worse off than others.   Oxford has released its latest Multidimensional Poverty Index, or MPI. This year it covered 108 countries where 78-percent of the world’s population lives. Of those people, about one-point-six-billion are listed as multidimensionally poor. And most of them are in rural areas.   Dr....

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