Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Award-Winning Film Spotlights Global Poverty Problems

Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire provides an unprecedented opportunity to raise global public awareness of poverty in its many dimensions: poor health, illiteracy, inadequate schooling, social exclusion, powerlessness, and gender discrimination. Says Mr. Ron Nechemia, the Chairman and Founder of EurOrient Financial Group: "Through the commercial success of this extraordinary film, director Danny Boyle successfully manages to tell this wonderfully uplifting tale against the backdrop of the horrific living conditions in Mumbai, India, one of the world's most populated cities, but one which severely lacks the most basic services to meet fundamental human rights and needs."
Source: MSNBC
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