MDG 1 END POVERTY AND HUNGER
Discussions pertaining to MDG 1 and specific countries, organizations, groups or individuals that work towards this goal will take place here. As delineated by the United Nations, the first Millennium Development Goal is: To Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger worldwide by 1) Halving between 1990 and 2015 the proportion of people whose income is less than $1 a day, 2) Achieving full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people, and 3) Halving between 1990 and 2015 the proportion of people who suffer from Hunger.
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In Nelson's and Prillentensky's article, marginalization is actually a multi-layered concept. But to define it in the simplest terms, Peter Leonard describes marginalization as "being outside of the mainstream of productive activity and/or social reproductive activity." In other words, people who are socially marginalized have little control over their lives and have few resources available to them. At the same time it seems as if the publc does not favor them too much. So they are already in…