TITLE

Justice and Development: Challenges to the Legal Empowerment of the Poor

AUTHOR(S)
MARTÍINEZ-SOLIMÁAN, MAGDY
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
UN Chronicle;2012, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges of justice and advancement to the efforts of the United Nations (UN) in the legal empowerment of the poor in developing countries. It reveals that the global poverty rate at $2.25 per day decreased in 2010 by less than half of the rate in 1990. It notes that the UN is faced with difficulties in advancing human development while overall poverty has been reduced. It explores how growing inequalities have been attributed the challenges in human development.
ACCESSION #
86889594

 

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