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No woman or child should be left behind. Good health leads to better educational attainment, and full participation in the labor force.

http://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/tackling-gender-inequality-through-investments-health-equity
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Many of those who have not found jobs with Pakistan’s larger tech companies have become e-lancers in the global ‘gig economy’.

https://medium.com/world-of-opportunity/how-pakistan-can-diversify-digitally-ecd452603b85
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Recognizing the incompleteness of the so called monetary measure of well-being, this year’s Poverty and Shared Prosperity Report proposes a multidimensional poverty measure. It adds deprivations in education (child school enrollment and adult school attainment) and access to basic infrastructure (drinking water, sanitation and electricity) to the consumption measure to construct a more complete picture of poverty. With this broader definition of poverty, many more people come into view as poor. Read More

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