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Fighting Poverty Introduction Poverty is defined as the general scarcity of any material possession or money. It is a multidimensional concept and encompasses the social, political, and economic status of an individual. The concept of poverty is dynamic and it may differ in each society. For example, in India, a person is considered as poor if he earns below 47 INR in an urban city, whereas not having a mobile phone is a sign of poverty in U.K. Poverty in the society arises from the difference in the income and opportunity. Just and equitable policies can be helpful in uplifting the standards of the poor in the society. Measures to fight Poverty Almost half the world that is over three billion people lives on a marginal income of less than $2.50 per day. The marginal income makes survival impossible; it is insufficient to cover for the basic necessity of food, clothing, and shelter. One of the measures that can be adapted to encounter poverty is food security. Inadequate food
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