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Challenges still exist, including the extreme inequality levels and the mass scale of poverty; locating a financial basis for programs; and deciding on exit strategies or on the long-term establishment of programs. [25] The economic crisis of the 1980s led to a shift in social policies, as understandings of poverty and social programs evolved (24). Equality of opportunity and the social mobility of groups of people with special needs will also be fostered. 10. In newly developing countries government also tends to play a major role principally because of the absence of resources in funds and structure for the pluralistic approach characteristic of voluntarism.

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