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disadvantaged

adjective burdened, deprived, handicapped, impeded, prejudiced, retarded, weakened
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Theories of 'cumulative advantage/disadvantage' suggest that inequalities across the life course underlie the increasing gulf between the well-off and the financially disadvantaged in later life (Dannefer, 2003).
In the absence of a legal framework aimed at empowering previously disadvantaged suppliers, she explained that the Namdeb Foundation had fostered the growth and development of previously disadvantaged suppliers, in particular small and medium enterprises.
PROJECTS aimed at helping disadvantaged children can now apply for grants from a charity set up by Liverpool and England footballer Steven Gerrard.
The guidance explores evidence suggesting that those living in disadvantaged areas are less likely to access contraceptive services.
At Cambridge, 3.7% of the intake was from disadvantaged neighbourhoods - around 105 students out of about 2,930.
Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones said: "We are committed to ensuring businesses within disadvantaged localities across Wales grow and develop.
Across England the gap in GCSE attainment between disadvantaged pupils and non-disadvantaged pupils has stopped closing.
In Knowsley, disadvantaged pupils achieve grades 1.9 years behind their classmates, in Liverpool the figure is 1.8 years, and in St Helens and Sefton the figure is 1.7 years.
The project will train over 100 disadvantaged people in four different trades- jewelry designing, gems cutting and polishing, beads making and gemology.
Education alone cannot explain the employment gap, as youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds still fare worse even when they achieve good qualifications, said the charity.
Persons living in disadvantaged neighborhoods have increased risk of worse health outcomes, including uncontrolled blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol.
Sixty percent of households in Rakhine and 36 percent in Kayin are disadvantaged in at least five different areas included in the index.