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As more people now live in cities than in rural areas, what are the implications ? Read from this article in Guardian UK, 2007
Read from this article about the life and experiences of 6 different individuals who call Dharavi 'home'
What do young people living in cities think ?
The world is undergoing the largest wave of urban growth in its history. The 3 billion population of towns and cities in 2005 will increase by 1.8 billion by 2030. The urban population of Asia and sub-Saharan Africa will double in less than a generation.
Read more in this article from UNFPA (UN Population Fund). Read about the views and lives of 7 young people from across the globe.