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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

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Disadvantaged

Missing People - Worldwide / Est. 1985
World Employment Programme / Est. 1969
The Reality Of Aid
Marie Schlei Association - Assistance for Women in Africa, Asia and Latin America / Est. 1984
Food not Bombs / Est. 1980
Entraide aux peuples isolés / Est. 1984
Center for Third World Organizing / Est. 1980
Plant With Purpose / Est. 1984
UNANIMA International / Est. 2002
Tear / Est. 1973
Association of Universities Entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin-America / Est. 1985
Africa Humanitarian Action / Est. 1994
Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions / Est. 1994
Vivamos Mejor Foundation / Est. 1981
North-South Institute / Est. 1976
Act for Peace / Est. 1948
Association of German Development Non-Governmental Organizations / Est. 1995
Fraternité des Missionnaires de Sainte-Thérèse de l'Enfant-Jésus / Est. 1947
Cuso International / Est. 1961
European Cooperative for Rural Development
International Centre for Earth Construction / Est. 1979
FRIEND / Hindu Kush-Himalayan / Est. 1996
Pro Mujer
European Voluntary Service for Young People / Est. 1996
European Network of the Unemployed / Est. 1990

View all profiles (740 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Disadvantaged

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Children in poverty
Inadequate sense of time
Unsustainable population levels
Negative ecological impact of overpopulation
Alienation in old age
Memory defects
Socio-economic poverty
Segregation of poor and minority population in urban ghettos
Inferior classes
Geographically disadvantaged countries
Street children
Extreme poverty
Underprivileged religious minorities
Unretrievable documents
Youth gangs
Inadequate health services
Unethical consumption practices

Action Strategies relating to Disadvantaged

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting the poor
Providing the poor with services
Alleviating rural poverty
Tracing missing persons
Improving sanitation for the poor
Mobilizing domestic public sector resources for poverty alleviation
Mobilizing domestic financial resources for poverty alleviation
Strengthening United Nations coordination on poverty reduction programmes and pilot projects
Implementing water and sanitation programmes for the urban poor
Providing safe drinking water for the poor
Educating street children
Mobilizing external resources for poverty alleviation
Assisting those in poverty
Enabling poor to achieve sustainable livelihood
Reducing fiscal inequality
Proving housing for the disadvantaged
Providing affordable housing loans
Improving access to shelter for poor
Financing housing for the poor
Developing presently unusable farming land
Improving services infrastructure in poor urban areas
Extending waste management services to the unserved urban poor
Aiding economically disadvantaged people
Reducing widening income gulf between rich and poor
Revitalizing rural subsistence economy

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