How Does Gender Inequality Cause Poverty

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Poverty is defined as having insufficient money to meet basic needs in life which are likely to be food, clothing and shelter. Unlike poverty, which concentrates on the situation of those at the bottom of society, inequality shows how resources are distributed across the whole society. This gives a picture of the difference between average income, and what poor and rich people earn, and highlights how well different Member States which is member of an international organisation or of a federation or confederation redistribute or share the income they produce. One of the most poverty and inequality countries in the world is Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwe population below poverty line is 68% in 2004. However, this has not translated to growth in productive…show more content…
In many other developing countries, the poverty has shown declination especially in China. However, in the worldwide and rural areas, the women have not benefited any from the rising economic tide. According to a global report, women is said to account 70% of the world’s poor. Besides that, women is said to earn only 10% of income yet they produce half of the world’s food. Gender inequalities caused poverty in way whereby women likely to hold vulnerable jobs at very low wages. This is so because they have no accessed to education as compared to the males. Therefore, there is solid proof that gender inequalities lead women to have limited access to education and vocational…show more content…
In my view of opinion, I do agree that education helps to reduce poverty. Basic education is the key to eradicate poverty as knowledge gained from school ensure that every and each individual have gained their development potential as well as take part in globalization process. Besides that, by having education, a group of diverse individuals can create volunteer group to share their knowledge by providing the tutor to poor families that lives in Africa, Pakistan and other poor countries. The sharing of knowledge to them can lead them to opportunity of employment and indirectly pull them out from poverty. Thus, the reduction of poverty can be maximized.
Besides that, gender equality method can be used to reduce poverty. Women have made up half of the population. When women treated equally as the men and if they were given the right to access to education, the poverty and inequalities can be reduced. In Singapore, the women tend to have fewer children as they became more educated. Their knowledge has pushed them to participate fully in the labour market. As mentioned earlier, women accounted half of the population in this world, so when they have education background and have chance to employment, the poverty and inequalities have at least reduced by its

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