POVERTY IN ASIA

20 June 2010-Kolkata, Bangladesh-A family living in an urban slum in Sonagachi: Half the world’s population (World-6.75 billion as of 2008) lives in cities and towns. One billion people, one out of three urban dwellers are living in slum conditions. (UN Millennium Development Goals Report 2007, UNESCAP 2009) Photo Credit:Kibae Park/Sipa Press

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