Our society is affected by single parent households. Some result from divorce, others from out of wedlock, teenage pregnancy or from parent going to the United States. This occurs a lot here in Belize. Single parenthood cause loss of values in children and it make them grow with a wrong behavior and bad attitude. Sometimes single parenthood leads to malnourishment, physically and mentally.
She said that the causes of intolerance, disappointment and involvement of youth in crimes were unemployment and lack of financial resources.” (Dawn News)This proves that lack of education can cause crimes which will affect the community in a negative way. There will also be a less population in the community because people will want to leave at the corruption of the area. If there will be no educated rulers, there will never be a tolerant society. People will move out of the community but they will face more hardship, as they will not have a place to stay because they had to leave their only homes. It will result in all those people to be homeless and then they will also be victims of poverty.
Homelessness is affecting many people today, and on the other hand it's considered as a trauma too. It can make people commit suicide thinking that they are alone in this world, people that don't have a family, nobody to turn to in this world, and that very dangerous and most of in children. This are the things that people face when they are homeless: puberty, transportation issues, limited social support, limited education, and emotional factors. There are many resources for people that are homeless. Anthropologists had studied a lot.
Some homeless people are disqualified to get a job because they not go to school. Which makes it harder for them to read a newspaper, get a driver’s license or even to fill out a job application. The lack of education is causing more and more people to become homeless every day. Not having an education can put many people out in the streets. Instead of ignoring the fact that homeless people are struggling, someone should help the need instead of helping the people who do not need the help.
Many of the communities that have been destroyed to build new shopping centers or luxury lofts are in areas like Echo Park and Downtown Los Angeles. This directly affects Chicano families with low incomes, and are not able to afford to move out of their homes immediately. Moving from place to place can have residual effects on their children and might discourage them to further their education due to low incomes. Parents might encourage their children to work at a young age to help ease the burden of high rent rates in Los
According to the Homelessness problems, families experiencing homelessness are similar to other housed families who live in poverty. So, there are a lot of poor families which is homeless they are usually headed by a single woman with limited or lack of knowledge and education or they are very young and have high rates of domestic violence and issues of illness. Some families would become a homelessness because of poverty, this is due to some unforeseen financial and economic issues, such as a death in the family, lost their job, or an unexpected bill, creating a situation where the family cannot maintain
The lack of parental control over children due to death, divorce, or desertion of parent or their ignorance or illness may furnish soothing ground for children to resort to criminal acts. The frequent quarrels amongst parents, undue domination of one over the other, step-motherly treatment with children,
For instance, immigrant children may face the stressor of family separation due to a lack of finances for the family member to join them in the United States, a family member’s illegal residence that is at risk of deportation, and, or a family member that is taken into custody (AAP, 2013). Due to these stressors, the children may show symptoms of anxiety, depression, lack of sleep, poor eating habits, and decreased performance in school. Additionally, the immigrant children and their families may have trouble with finances due to the primary family member being deported resulting in problems for adequate shelter and resources. Finally, some immigrant children and family members may have escaped traumatic events, like terroristic events or abuse, in their home countries (AAP, 2013). As a result, OTs need to be mindful that clients who are immigrants may have external or internal factors that are interfering with their ability to succeed in the intervention plans the OTs have set for
Children, who belong to parents with low-income and living in poverty as well as those who are homeless, are less likely to encourage their children to acquire higher education or achievements. These parents who are burdened with the stress of making ends meet for their families tend to suffer emotionally. This affects their relationship with their children which results in poor or lower psychological well-being. Also, these children tend to suffer from neglect and health complications due to improper sanitary living conditions. Also, negative gang influence may end up leading to the untimely death of children or becoming recalcitrant to both laws and authorities in the society.
If children live in poverty or can’t obtain any food to eat, their future will have major consequences to come. “Poverty can affect every aspect of a child’s development, limiting their social, educational and personal development” (http://www.gateshead.gov.uk). They can’t focus in the work, suffer through poor health, less likely to have a good jobs as adults, more likely to leave school before high school graduation, and less likely to have major opportunities. They are more likely to stay at home, working to try and help their families without having an opportunity await them. Crime is also a negative effect to people that goes through poverty.