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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality


The "disadvantaged" is a generic term for individuals or groups of people who:

  • Face special problems such as physical or mental disability
  • Lack money or economic support

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Organizations relating to Disadvantaged

The Reality Of Aid / Quezon City, Philippines
Marie Schlei Association - Assistance for Women in Africa, Asia and Latin America / Hamburg, Germany / Est. 1984
Food not Bombs / Santa Cruz CA, USA / Est. 1980
Center for Third World Organizing / Oakland CA, USA / Est. 1980
Plant With Purpose / San Diego CA, USA / Est. 1984
UNANIMA International / New York NY, USA / Est. 2002
Tear / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1973
Association of Universities Entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin-America / Caracas, Venezuela / Est. 1985
Africa Humanitarian Action / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Est. 1994
Act for Peace / Sydney, Australia / Est. 1948
Association of German Development Non-Governmental Organizations / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1995
Fraternité des Missionnaires de Sainte-Thérèse de l'Enfant-Jésus / Bassac, France / Est. 1947
Cuso International / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1961
European Cooperative for Rural Development / Brussels, Belgium
International Centre for Earth Construction / Villefontaine, France / Est. 1979
FRIEND / Hindu Kush-Himalayan / Kathmandu, Nepal / Est. 1996
Pro Mujer / New York NY, USA
European Network of the Unemployed / Kajaani, Finland / Est. 1990
Salvation Army / London, UK / Est. 1865
Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity / Philadelphia PA, USA / Est. 1918
Association Maison Chance / Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam / Est. 1993
Sisters of Charity of Montreal / Québec QC, Canada / Est. 1737
Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate / Rome, Italy / Est. 1816
Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin / Nicolet QC, Canada / Est. 1853
World Fair Trade Organization / Culemborg, Netherlands / Est. 1989

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World Problems relating to Disadvantaged

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Social exclusion
Marginal level of family income
Abandoned children
Inequitable distribution of wealth
Illiteracy among disadvantaged people
Loneliness in old age
Unequal income distribution within countries
Negative ecological impact of overpopulation
Unsustainable population levels
Unwanted pet animals
Ethnic discrimination
Marginalization of second-generation immigrants
Decline of human relationship to nature
Unmeaningful relationships to place
Unavailability of insurance for vulnerable groups
Inadequate income in old age
Alienation of land through acquisition by foreigners
Disadvantaged groups
Disadvantageous terms for technology transfer
Alienating public housing
Underprivileged racial minorities

Action Strategies relating to Disadvantaged

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing poverty
Tackling poverty through environmental health measures

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