- 45 per cent of the population live below the poverty line. Nepal has the lowest life expectancy and highest illiteracy rates – especially for women.
- A Maoist insurgency, general political instability and a reduction in tourism caused a negative growth rate.
- Political Unrest and violence, lack of economic growth,illiteracy all have contributed in some way to Poverty.
- Mid Western and Far Western regions in Nepal have the highest concentration of poor people.
- 88 Ways to DO Something About Poverty Right Now http://site.blogactionday.org/poverty/fight-poverty
Nepal and blog action day 08 poverty
Yes. October 15, is the day for "Blog Action Day 2008 Poverty"