Countries asked to create wealth, promote equity to get millions of people out of poverty
Monday November 24 2014
For communities such as the one to which this mother and child belong, it is normal to live on less than $1.25 a day. PHOTO | FILE
As the 2015 deadline approaches for countries to meet the first Millennium Development Goal of halving the number of people living below the poverty line, millions in the region are still caught in the trap even as member countries try to reduce its extent.