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Strong progress on poverty reduction and education in Asia, but only slow gains for women
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Sunday, 14 September 2008
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The percentage of people living below the newly redefined poverty line of $1.25 a day in Eastern and South- Eastern Asia fell from 56 per cent in 1990 to 18 per cent only fifteen years later, according to a United Nations progress report released last weekend.

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