Why is social empowerment crucial for poverty alleviation?

Mon, 05 Sep, 2022

Several programs working on poverty alleviation focus purely on economic interventions to support the ultra-poor households in building a sustainable income. Yet, these interventions were often insufficient to help these households move out of extreme poverty, while other critical psychosocial components for the success of a sustainable escape from poverty, were neglected.

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Author/s: Thaira Shalan

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