Charities take MDGs from the summit to the streets and the tweets

If it was not for the work of charities and select sections of the media, I worry that the UN Millennium Development Goals summit and its purpose would have passed many people by.

There has been some progress on the eight MDGs, but it is, at best, uneven and slow. For example, Eastern Asia has surpassed its target already for halving the proportion of people, between 1990 and 2015, whose income is less than $1 a day. However, in Sub-Saharan Africa and Western Asia it is lagging massively behind.

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  1. Hi Chloe,

    good to virtually meet you at the Guardian liveblog today – thanks for inviting me to connect on LinkedIn! I had no idea you were so awesome :D – I read Pink News, and am involved in LGBT campaigning (mainly from a faith-based perspective).

    I am also writing a blog about having moved to London very recently and the culture shock – have a look if you like:

    http://rebeccataylorrt.wordpress.com

    Best of luck on the job front!

    Rebecca

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