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Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Austerity is Blighting Developing Countries

A new UNICEF book “A Recovery for All: Rethinking Socioeconomic Policies for Children and Poor Households” is a timely reminder the global economic crisis has had a devastating impact well beyond Europe. 'High food and commodity prices, unemployment and austerity measures have aggravated persistent inequalities and contributed to a substantial rise in hunger and social tensions. Now, more than ever, investments for the world’s poor are needed to recover lost ground in pursuit of development objectives:
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