The Arab region is presently undergoing a period of rigorous challenges at all echelons resulting from armed conflicts, economic hardships, sectarian wars, and civil wars as well as corruption. All of this has resulted in a high humanitarian toll, unprecedented waves of refugees and displaced people, destructions of many cities and towns which directly affected people’s livelihoods and standards of living. Currently, Arabs face a critical challenge: multidimensional poverty.
New criteria of poverty
Alarmingly enough are ratios and figures of poverty among children in the Arab world. According to the UNICEF, one in four children in the region lives in povertyShehab Al-Makahleh