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Anti-Poverty News

October 3, 2005
Region-wide, the number of street homeless increased 235% between 2002 and 2005, from 330 people to 1105 people. The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC) has completed the annual...
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October 3, 2005
The National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) has launched a Youth Poverty Initiative (Link removed - No longer exists) that seeks to engage youth in doing research, telling their stories through...
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October 3, 2005
The concept of gender equality recognizes that treating women and men identically will not ensure equality because they experience different social relations and living conditions. This concept also...
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October 3, 2005
In December 1995, the General Assembly proclaimed the First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (1997-2006). In December 1996, the General Assembly declared the theme for the Decade...
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