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Migration In South Asia: Poverty And Vulnerability’ Report 2020 Launched Globally

“Poverty, declining livelihood and employment opportunities and increasing violence targeting specific vulnerable communities in South Asian countries have triggered internal, intra-regional and international migrations” – says SAAPE report: Migration in South Asia Poverty and Vulnerability.04 September 2020Neoliberalism, coupled with tightening of international borders to stop the migration of the poor are making progressive legislation an o... Lean More

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Introduction South Asia is home to above 1.65 billion people that comprise about 24% of the world’s 6.99 billion population. South Asia region has a wide diversity of cultures, languages, religions and social structures, which are severely affected by poverty. Despite several decades of planned development efforts targeted towards poverty reduction, almost all countries of South Asia have been experiencing poverty, exclusion and denial since long. Even the conventional ... Lean More

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