TITLE

Poverty pressure

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Pakistan Journal of Women's Studies;2010, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p122
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the state of poverty of Nepalese families. Many of these families are landless and jobless. About a third of the country's 28 million people survive on less than a dollar a day. To this day, only the Ministry of Education is involved in the rehabilitation when involvement of more ministries is needed. The author believes that more humanitarian and poverty-alleviation support is needed, otherwise, the kamlari system of selling girls for labour will never be abolished.
ACCESSION #
58775438

 

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