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1. A dwelling of larger size than a cottage.
2. In the north of England and in Scotland, a house.
3. A term especially applied to a hut covered with mud or turf.
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Child rights activists termed population boom, urbanization and poverty are the most common reasons behind the rise of child beggary.
'A total of 634 child beggars were rescued in the province, marking a 15 to 20 per cent speculative reduction in child beggary,' Sarah told The Express Tribune.
He further added that first we will eliminate child beggary with the help of Child Protection Authority and we will start from the old city areas like Saddar very soon, he concluded.
Al-Qadiri added that the ministry set up offices in the provinces to combat beggary and integrate the victims of this phenomenon.
ancestral socialization's role and impact on the promotion of beggary. The purposive sampling method was used for the samples' selection.
Firstly, the problem of beggary has been described with respect to Pakistan with the help of the available statistics.
Legislator Seema Mohiuddin Jameeli had moved the resolution saying that influential people were behind the menace of beggary in the capital..
The minister briefed the meeting on the ministry's different projects including it work in the fields of orphans, rural woman development, combating of poverty, social packages, homelessness and beggary phenomenon .
PESHAWAR, July 4 -- Beggary is always considered to be a social evil and a curse for society but even then street beggars are a common sight in almost all the localities of the city, particularly outside mosques and places of rush.
Beggary and Theatre in Early Modern England By Paola Pugliatti Aldershot, Hants., and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2003
EVERTON supporters have lauded the progress of Marco Materazzi since his rise from Goodison beggary to San Siro splendour.
whereas the poor man had some place to call home and some family ties."(18) Of course, family and kinship ties were exceedingly important in the Chinese tradition, although in modern China "the line between extreme poverty and beggary is frequently so narrow that the passage from one to the other is an exceedingly easy one."(19)