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Friday, 8 July 2011

Asia - The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011

Asia records sharp reduction in poverty and steady improvements in health of mothers and children But Southern Asia lags in nutrition, sanitation and gender equality, UN report finds
The deep cuts in poverty are mainly found in Eastern and South-Eastern Asia, where the Millennium Development Goals target of halving extreme poverty has already been met, while progress in Southern Asia has been slow and insufficient to meet the target, according to the Millennium Development Goals.

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