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Report of the Independent Expert on the Question of Human Rights and Extreme Poverty

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AUTHOR Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona
ORGANIZATION United Nations
TYPE Meeting Notes
DATE 2011
TOPIC Child poverty and disparities
LANGUAGE English
ABSTRACT

In the present report, the Independent Expert sets out the parameters of a human rights-based approach to recovery from the global economic and financial crises, with a particular focus on the most vulnerable and marginalized groups. She urges States to see recovery from the crises as an opportunity for change, a chance to rectify deeply ingrained poverty and social exclusion, restore social cohesion and lay the foundations for more equitable, sustainable societies.


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