227 million people escape world’s slums, UN report finds

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227 millions de personnes sont sorties de la pauvreté des bidonvilles en une décennie

L’atelier boutique d’un tailleur dans un bidonville à Islamabad au Pakistan © AFP PHOTO/ AAMIR QURESHI

China and India, the world’s most populous countries, have together lifted 125 million people out of slums in the last decade, while a further 112 million escaped poor conditions in the rest of the world, according to a new report from UN-Habitat, the UN agency for human settlements.

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