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Why Poverty?

Why Poverty is a series of eight films highlighting different issues around poverty.

Why Poverty? is a groundbreaking cross-media event reaching more than 500 million people around the world via television, radio, internet and live events in November 2012. For more information and clips

As part of this event, BBC World News will be showing eight unique films made by independent producers from around the world. Each film will highlight different issues and prompt a debate about Why Poverty?

The eight films are being broadcast from 1st December. Two films will be shown each weekend for four weeks. Films broadcast on Saturdays will go out at 0910 GMT and 2010 GMT. Films broadcast on Sundays will go out at 0210GMT and 1510GMT. Please check our schedules for dates.

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