Causes And Consequences Of Poverty

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As George Bernard Shaw states, "The greatest of all evils and the worst of all crime is POVERTY", shows that it is quite an astonishing way regarding consequences and the causes of poverty would brought up to be a crime in the society. (Shaw, 1906) What is poverty? Poverty is about not having enough money to meet basic needs including food, clothing and shelter. However, poverty is more, much more than just not having enough money. As regards to poverty, there are many countries that had suffered poverty, and even striking the middle class status in the Western's countries. Thus, countries that experience severe poverty would need action plans for further intervention to avoid social tensions that consequently results to social inequality and economic disparity among countries and citizens. However, poverty will also bring a lot of effects in the world. Firstly, there would be an expanding of the danger of war on the planet economy, country that unable to keep up with the world economy in the sense of raw materials and markets will lead fractions between the country and this cause war in a bid to obtain new markets for the goods and raw material. Besides, it may also cause terrorism as the society are running out of resources and money, therefore this would lead to falling prey to terrorism. Case in point, Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan…show more content…
In a few nations, there did not provide neither the elementary school nor secondary school and this could lead to the incapacity of the poor. Nowadays, insufficient access of quality education had getting increasing year by year, as indicated by report expressed that a 2003, a study sponsored by the National Centre for the Children in Poverty found out that families that earn low income falls below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Line, and their children test score was far below the average on reading, math and general knowledge

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