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Women’s Empowerment in Libya

Libya, one of the largest countries in Africa, is located west of Egypt. Since 2014, Libya has been struggling with its second civil war which has affected the Libyan social structure. Though women have lost social status and power they once had, there are several organizations that are dedicated to restoring women’s empowerment in Libya through its […]

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UNICEF Focusing on Schools to Improve Water Quality in Libya

Since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, instability and conflict have continued in Libya. Unfortunately, the negative effects of this conflict are being felt most strongly among one of the most vulnerable groups in the country: children. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported in August 2017 that more than 500,000 children are in […]

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10 Facts About the Poverty Rate in Senegal

Senegal, the westernmost country in Africa, has a population of about 13 million people. Nearly half of the Senegalese population—46.7 percent, to be exact—are living in poverty. The following 10 facts explain and give context for the poverty rate in Senegal: The poverty rate in Senegal is determined in terms of consumption. Estimates of consumption […]

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10 Facts About the Senegal Poverty Rate

Senegal, the westernmost country in Africa, has a population of about 15 million people. Nearly half of the Senegalese population – 46.7 percent, to be exact – are living in poverty. The following 10 facts should help explain and give context to the Senegal poverty rate. The Senegal poverty rate is determined in terms of consumption. Estimates of consumption […]

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10 Revealing Facts About Poverty in Hungary

Hungary is a nation of 10 million people in Central Europe. Even though the country has a very high standard of living, many of its people live in poverty. Here are 10 facts about poverty in Hungary: According to a study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the portion of Hungarian children […]

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Refugee Child Abuse in Libya

A recent United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) study titled A Deadly Journey for Children: The Central Mediterranean Migration Route, surveyed migrant women and children in Libya making their way to Europe. Refugee children leaving war and poverty are being mentally and physically abused, sexually assaulted and starved. Last September, it was estimated that 256,000 migrants […]

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10 Facts About Hunger in Libya

Located in northern Africa, the arid country of Libya is known for its large oil reserves and sweeping desert. However, conflict has left the country with a largely displaced population and economic troubles that have fostered food scarcity. Here are 10 facts about hunger in Libya. 10 Facts About Hunger in Libya Poverty is a […]