A double attack on unemployment and persistent cuts has pushed people, families and communities towards poverty. The government needs to implement more policies for people in poverty as they need to approach this issue instead of overlooking these problems. Support payments from the government, such as social welfare payments has decreased the level of poverty in Ireland, however the current budget cutbacks of child benefit have caused a massive rise of child poverty in Ireland. Generally, individuals that encounter poverty are depending on social welfare payments from the government (Shepard, 2012). Poverty is mainly the significance of how society is planned and resources which are assigned.
Poverty has been a problem for many years. It affects a large percentage of today’s world population. And it will continue to expand. No matter how many income people get, there will be people who can’t afford enough food, water and shelter. How do we define poverty?
Introduction: Poverty refers to a situation when people are deprived of basic necessities of life. It is often characterized by inadequacy of food, shelter and clothes. In other words, poverty refers to a state of privation where there is a lack of essential needs for subsistence. India is one of the poorest countries in the world. Many Indian people do not get two meals a day.
Few of these innate plaques are lack of education facilities, children goes to work in order to help their parents, lack of basic hygiene and transmission of diseases. Unemployment and very low pay among parents create a situation where their kids are unable to go to school; they just don’t see how hard work can improve their life as they see their parents fail at a daily task. In the end, poverty is a major ground of social tensions and threatens to divide a nation because of the issue of inequalities particularly income inequality. This happens when wealth in a country is not well distributed among its citizens. In other words, where a tiny minority have all the money.
In southern Mexico many families struggle because they cannot afford to send their children to school. The education level in Mexico is low due to lack of schools and teachers. In some rural regions such as Sierra de Hidalgo, there are up to 30 students in a class and a teacher who teaches all the subjects. Lack of education limits the individual's future, leading them to a acutely low income. Moreover, among the rural parts of Mexico health care is extremely low.
In this paper I will address matters concerning poverty and the means by the ways social divisions by class is associated with poverty. Empowerment of families that endure issues of poverty has existed for years at a global view. Changing the mindset of individuals can help with this change through intervention and support groups in communities. Understanding the Affect Impoverishment `Poverty is a global issue that thousands of family’s deal with on a daily basis, however it is hard to conceive that poverty is sadder than it has ever been. Indeed, it is precisely the cost and striving of food and shelter that makes for so much suffering for families all over the world.
“Poverty is viewed as a major determinant of the need for health care.”(The Milbank Quarterly, 1998). People suffering from poverty could not receive any proper treatments. Treatments should be provided in order that the poor people suffering from poverty are able to receive treatments to cure their diseases. “Almost half of the world — over three billion people — live less than $2.50 a day.”(World Bank Development Indicators, 2008). Therefore, the majority of people are not able to receive any sufficient treatment/ health care due to their economic issues.
• Poverty breeds poverty .If one cannot afford proper nutrition or health care for one’s family, children grow up at greater risk of acquiring a life threatening or disabling disease. • If one cannot afford to educate one’s children, it will be a repeat of their parents’ life. • If one cannot afford to buy one’s own land or home or livestock, there are few opportunities to build assets that will last over time. Poverty in Pakistan (Case study)
• Development aid is often needed together with disaster relief. When there is a natural calamity in some poor country the government often cannot help and support their person, which further undermines future development. In hard times like these they need international development aid in addition to humanitarian assistance. • Demographics. Many young people choose to leave developing countries because of the poverty and unemployment.
In each of these events; displaced populations, health risks, food scarcity, destruction of properties and resources are some of the effects leading to great economic damage. Without foreign aid assistance, governments in these countries would have never been able to help meet the needs of their people. 1.6 The burden of national debt. Research shows that for every $1 received in grant aid, an average of $2.30 is paid by the recipient. This shows how loans which poor countries receive from wealthier countries increase their debts.