Poverty: Urban Poverty

Urban poverty is an increasing problem as the size and number of cities around the world is increasing. Millions of people are moving from the countryside into the cities because they believe they can get better jobs and wages there. This phenomenon is perhaps most well-known in China, where millions have successfully obtained better income but millions more have to live in fear and without rights because the hukou (household registration) means they are not allowed to move their address without official permission.

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