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  • 1. Complete the poverty status survey`vwi`i Aevm~PK Rwic AskMnY Kib
  • 2. Tick for YESmwVK nj wUK w`b1. My family has enough food to eat all year roundAvgvi cwievii mviv eQi chv Lvevi LZ cvi2. We have access to safe, clean drinking waterAvgiv wbivc` cvwb cvB3. All the children in my family attend schoolAvgv`i cwievii mKj wk zj hvq4. If someone in the family is sick we can afford medical care and drugscwievI KD Amy nj Avgiv Zvi wPwKrmv KivZ cvwi5. Our house is weatherproof and there is enough room for everyone to sleep?Avgv`i Ni cvwb cek Ki bv Ges mevi _vKvi h_ Ni AvQ6. Everyone has at least one change of clothingmevi AZ evowZ GKmU Kvco AvQ7. We use sanitary latrinesAvgviv mvmZ cvqLvbv eenvi Kwi8. We have savings or assets that we could sell in time of needRiix cqvRb wew Kivi gZ Avgv`i mq ev m` AvQ9. My family is respected in the communitymgvR Avgv`I cwievii mvb AvQ10.There is a regular income coming in to the household that is enough to meet ourbasic needsAvgv`i mKji `bw`b Pvwn`v gUvbvi Rb msmvi chv AvqivRMvi AvQHow many ticks?KZjv wUK wP coQ?
  • 3. How many ticks did you score?Avcwb KZjv wUK w`Z ciQb?If you had to give up a tick which one wouldyou lose first? hw` bxPi ZvwjKv _K GKwU ev` w`Zejv nq, Zvnj Avcwb KvbwU ev` `eb? access to safe drinking water? wbivc` cvwb cvw basic health services? gwjK ^v myweav respect and self esteem? mvb I AvZghv`v
  • 4. There are 28 million people in your countrywho will score only 1 or 2 at best!Avgv`i `k 2.8 KvwU jvK G Rwic 1 ev eoRvo 2 cve! These are the extreme poorZviv nQ AwZ `wi` RbmvaviY
  • 5. Some informationwKQz Z_ Dcv
  • 6. State of Extreme PovertyAwZ`wi``i AevThe Household Income and expenditure Surveyof 2010 identified 17.6% of the population asliving below the lower poverty line a thresholddefined by reference to the expenditure neededto satisfy basic consumption needs.2010 mvji LvbvRwic 17.6% RbmvaviYK AwZ `wi`wnme wPwZ Kiv nqQ, hviv `bw`b b~bZg gwjKPvwn`v gUvZ cvi bv|28 Million people living in extreme poverty2.8 j jvK AwZ`vwi`mxgvi bxP emevm Ki
  • 7. State of Extreme PovertyAverage monthly household cash income:- 1281 BDT(rural: 1151 BDT; urban: 2488 BDT)- Females: 961 BDT- Males: 1416 BDTSource: Shiree CMS 1 Baseline
  • 8. Female Occupation Distribution(Source: shiree CMS 1 baseline)Agricultural Day Labour17%Other Day Labour21%Domestic Maid32%Rickshaw/Van/Boat/Bullock/Push Char0%Skilled Labour(manual)1%Fishing in open water2%Petty Trade andOther Business3%Begging15%Others3% Do notWork6%
  • 9. Male Occupation Distribution(Source: shiree CMS 1 baseline)Agricultural Day Labour41%Other Day Labour22%Domestic Maid0%Rickshaw/Van/Boat/Bullock/Push Cart15%Skilled Labour (Manual)0%Fishing in Open Water4%Petty Trade andOther Business6%Begging3% Others5%Do Not Work4%
  • 10. State of Extreme Poverty 92% of shiree BHHs do not receive safety nets(Source: CMS 1 baseline) 16% of HHs have suffered severe shocks fromnatural disasters in the last 3 years(Source: CMS 1 baseline)Cyclone15%Sea Surge1%Flood29%Flash Flood22%Water Logging12%Land Slide2%Cold Wave19%Type of Disasters
  • 11. State of Extreme Poverty 78.7% of households eat less than 3 meals a day(Source: CMS 1 baseline) 22% of children age 5-14 are not in school(Source: CMS 3 round 1) Approximately 40% of all households are femaleheaded(Source: CMS 2, May 2013) National average 10% of all households are femaleheaded (HIES 2005)
  • 12. The rates of poverty both moderate andextreme have been declining steadily for atleast the last 20 yearsMZ 20 eQi `vwi`i nvi - AwZ`vwi` Ges mnbxq `vwi` DfqB -wbqwZfve bg GmQ| But with a growing population, huge structuralchanges such as rapid urbanisation and theimpact of natural calamities and shocks theabsolute numbers of extreme poor shows lessinclination to declinewK geagvb RbmvaviY, bMivqbi gZ eo aiYi AeKvVvgvMZcwieZb, cvKwZK wechqi cfve AwZ`vwi`i nvi KgvQ AbK axiMwZZ
  • 13. Millennium Development Goal # 1mnv Dbqb jgvv # 1To Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger by20152015 mvji ga AwZ`vwi` Ges zav `~ixKiY- But the target was only to halve the level ofextreme povertywK Zvi Dk wQj AwZ`vwi`i gvv AaK bvwgq Avbv
  • 14. Only Halve the job is done!Kejgv AaK jgvv AwRZ nqQthe question Can Bangladesh finish the job?GLb ck nQ -evsjv`k wK G jgv cyivcywi ARb KiZ cvie?
  • 15. The message is:Bangladesh can achieve thefinal and absolute eradicationof extreme poverty by 2021.evsjv`k 2012 mvji ga AwZ`vwi`m~Yfve `~i KiZ mg ne
  • 16. Bangladesh can lead the world in povertyreductionevsjv`k AwZ`vwi` `~ixKiY wek AMYx fwgKv cvjb KiZcvi A cause that could bring the country togetherGwU Ggb GKwU KviY hv mevBK GK KiZ cvi A 5Oth birthday present from the nation toitself!RvwZi 50-Zg Rbw`bi Dcnvi nZ cvi GwU
  • 17. The ChallengeTo take 4 million people, 1 million families, out ofextreme poverty every year from 2015 to 2021 and keep them out!2015-2021 mvji ga 40 j jvK, 10 j cwieviKcwZeQi AwZ`vwi` mxgvi evBi wbq Avmv Ges Zv`imLvbB ai ivLvthis will not happen from rapid economic growth alone requires targeted interventions from the government,civil society and private sector actorsGwU Kejgv `Z A_bwZK cew ARbi viv me ne bv - Gi RbmiKvi, mykxj mgvR Ges ewgvwjKvbv LvZi Afx Kgm~Px `iKvi
  • 18. Restating the ChallengesPvjjv nQ1. Exclusion from public services and transfers(miKvix myweav _K ewZ nIqv)2. Insufficient economic opportunities (AchvA_bwZK myweavw`)3. Vulnerability to external shocks (cvKwZK wechqiSzuwK)4. Health and nutrition vulnerability (^v I cyw welqKSzuwK)5. Gender Inequity (Rvi welqK AmgZv)6. Marginalized Group specific risks andvulnerabilities (msLvjNy m`vqi Ici SzuwK)
  • 19. There are many things that are already being donesuccessfully under each of these 6 challenge areas -lots of good practice examples involving government,NGOs, the private sector and other actors such asuniversities, the media, religious and communitybased organisations including local action by localpoverty championsc~e ewYZ 6wU Pvj gvKvwejvq AbK wKQzB mvdjRbKfve Kiv nqQ miKvi, GbwRI, evwgvwjKvbvaxb LvZ mn AbvbivI, hgbwekwe`vjqmg~n, wgwWqv, agxq Ges mvgvwRK msMVbmg~n AbK fvj KvRibgybv iLQb What is needed is to do much more and to makesure that available resources are well targetedGLb AviI AbK wKQz Kiv `iKvi Ges mePq eo K_v nQ, h m` AvQZvi myz cqvM wbwZ KiZ ne
  • 20. To achieve the eradication of extreme povertywill require large scale purposive action acrossall of these 6 challenge areas - at national leveland all the way down to the union or ward.AwZ`vwi` `~ixKiY c~eewYZ 6wU Pvji Ici RvZxqchvq _K BDwbqb ev IqvW chvq eo`vM Dkg~jKfveKvR Kiv `iKvi|
  • 21. The basic idea of the Manifesto for the Extreme Poor isto gain acceptance of this core idea, that extremepoverty really can and should be eradicated, and toestablish a commitment to actionAwZ`wi``i BkZnvi-Gi cQb g~j Dk nQ - AwZ`vwi` h `~i Kivhvq Ges `~i Kiv DwPr - m welq mKji KvQ MnYhvMZv Zix KivAlready : 70 organizations involved 200 specific recommendations submitted 2,000 people engaged in the process 255,000 people reachedBut this is not nearly enough - what

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