Fewer people live in extreme poverty than ever before. Even as the world's population has grown, the number of poor has gradually fallen. In 1990, almost 4 in 10 people were living under the international extreme poverty line of $1.90 a day. In 2013, that figure had fallen to just over 1 in 10. But that still represents more than 767 million people. Poverty remains unacceptably high
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