It led the country into poverty, and today 18,6% of inhabitants in Bosnia and Herzegovina live below the poverty line (Rural poverty portal, 2014). The poor population mostly consist of people which live in rural areas, Romany people and returnees in East Bosnia and Republic of Srpska, where most of the Bosnian people were killed in the war and where the biggest devastation was made. It is evidenced that in the world women are more influenced by the poverty than men, and in Bosnia and Herzegovina only 35 percent of women work (Rural poverty portal,
Who is to be blamed for this situation? My country India is second in world population and the poverty rate is also very high.. “According to World Bank the head count of poverty ratio in India is the people living on less than $1.25 a day is almost 32.7% in 2010.” It could be due the negligence of the Government departments in promoting farming or small scale industries which provide people with a job to earn for their lives. Educational backwardness (in certain regions of India) is also a reason for increase in informal jobs in which there is no fixed wage and also there can be days many may have to stay back home due to climatic conditions and political disorders which is very common in a multiparty democracy like
The continued socio-economic deprivation of the poor provides some perceived ideological rationale for either secessionist movements or terrorism, which in many instances, also transitions into simple banditry. The political history of the global community is abundant in poverty-related evolution of these events where the people, especially the poor sector of society, suffer total deprivation and dislocation e.g. Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Indonesia, and
Most of the developing countries suffer from poverty and the less of access to their basic needs. Poverty is a condition when the people’s basic needs as food, clothing, education, shelter and health care aren’t met. Most of the developing countries are affected by this phenomenon, over three billion of people live on less than 2.50 dollars and at least 80% of the humanity lives on 10$ a day(Poverty Facts and Stats." - Global Issues. 7 Jan. 2013.
You have no shelter. And the clothes you are wearing right now are not even enough to make you feel warm, not even enough to make you feel safe. Imagine a life where all that you will think about was “when will I eat next” or “will I survive through the night”? And if you imagine these things, those people outside, who we always fears, avoid and dspised, that is what they feel, that is what they experience, that is what their life is. I have never known what it feels to live outside and not being able to eat at least once in a day.
From mid-15th century to the end of the 19th century, in order to provide labor, the western colonial countries took a large number of black people from Africa to American colonial plantations and mines. Since the slave trade was mainly carried out on both sides of the Atlantic, the western countries generally call it “the Atlantic slave trade”. Although it brought huge profits to the capitalists of Western Europe, it is the darkest period in African history. We can say that the slavery in the New World was absolutely dehumanizing, and it’s extremely cruel. It has caused billions of Africans lose their lives and has had a very serious impact on the development of Africa.
while on the other hand relative poverty is being below some relative income threshold. Relative poverty usually considered as the indirect measure of income inequality. In pakistan poverty is increasing day by day. According to a survey 60.19% population lives below the poverty line. Because of this increasing poverty more than thousands of people commit sucide with their families.This survey shows that every third pakistani lives
Poverty is not having access to school and not knowing how to read. Poverty is not having a job, is fear for the future, living one day at a time. Poverty is losing a child to illness brought about by unclean water. Poverty is powerlessness, lack of representation and freedom.” Social Scientists distinguish between ‘relative’ and ‘absolute’ poverty. Relative poverty is defined by the general standards of living in different societies and what is culturally defined as being poor rather than some absolute level of deprivation.
Most of the damage is caused in the rural areas leaving the people poorer and starving. In 1954 nearly half of Dibrugarh town was washed away by the flood. The earthquake of 1950 caused changes in land in the Brahmaputra valley and also changes in the normal cloodourse of the Brahmaputra rivers. Excessive loads of sediment carried by the river due to earthquake. Another main reason of child trafficking is Assam is severely affected by natural calamities like erosion for which large scale migration took place to metros.
Poverty is a wise spread evil in the world, particularly in Asia and Africa countries. It is greatest challenge to the mankind. A strange paradox exists in Indian society one the one hand there are millions of people who are not able to get minimum basic needs of life. Poverty is a situation in which a section of the people in a country is unable to get the minimum basic needs. Dadabhai Naoroji was the first person to discuss the concept of poverty line even before independence.