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Unformatted text preview: In these regions, more than half the children do not live to see age five and over 500,000 women die during childbirth. Of the children that do survive past their early years, still have to strive to get past similar obstacles for the rest of their lives and so do their offspring. The MDGs have made it their primary goal to provide adequate food for underprivileged in hopes of breaking this cycle of malnutrition and poverty. As the reduction of impoverished is fueled by access to better food, there are hopes of increasing school attendance, reducing child and maternal mortality, empowering women, and lowering the incidence and mortality rates of HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB. The MDGs include goals to reduce poverty, better education, promote gender equality, reduce child mortality, increase maternal health, and inform people of diseases, better the environment, and work to promote global partnership. By reducing under nutrition, the rest will fall into place....
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