Cities on the brink: Global Poverty in the 21st Century

CARE’s figures show that every day 100,000 people move into a slum in the developing world – that’s equivalent to one person every second. In this report CARE argues that current approaches to aid overlook this crucial aspect of global poverty which must be addressed if we are to achieve fundamental and lasting change for poor people worldwide.

  • Countries: Bangladesh, Kenya, South Africa
  • Published: June 2006

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