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Anti-extreme poverty target to be missed; BRIEFLY.

GOALS to wipe out extreme poverty drawn up under a panel led by David Cameron are set to be missed, a leading charity has warned.

The 2030 target will not be met unless rapid action is taken to tackle inequality, leaving an extra 200 million people unnecessarily living on less than 80 pence a day, according to Oxfam.

It is calling for global measures, including tax reforms, living wages and investment in public healthcare and education, to help make the plan a reality.

The call comes ahead of a meeting of the United Nations in New York where world leaders are expected to sign off on the pledge, which follow the Prime Minister's co-chairmanship of a high-level panel on new global development goals.

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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Sep 21, 2015
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