Negative Impacts Of Poverty

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Global Perspectives Individual Report TOPIC: QUESTION: Poverty What are the impacts of poverty? Why did I choose this topic: Poverty is a problem that we all face nowadays, it is the root of many problems such as poor people move to cities seeking for shelter, and they in the end make small huts of their own within cities making these slum areas. If poverty could be finished from this world, it can make the rural areas more developed so that the people in rural areas would not migrate to urban areas thus making the relation between rural and urban areas better. Poverty results in several other problems like…show more content…
The World Bank defines living in absolute poverty as existing under either one or two dollars a day, depending on the country's level of development. In 2001, “World bank estimated that approximately 1.1 billion people live on less than one US$1 a day and 2.7 billion live on less than two dollars a day”. If poverty keeps increasing at the same ratio it is now, then the world would suffer huge crisis such as increasing rural areas and the country and individual would get affected in these ways. Ultimately, poverty is a major cause of social tensions and threatens to divide a nation because of income inequality. This occurs when the wealth of a country is poorly distributed among its citizens—when a tiny minority has a majority of the money. Wealthy or developed countries maintain stability because of the presence of a middle class. Poverty is also a cause of global terrorism.” The effect of poverty on terrorism is not as straightforward as the media often perceives it to be. Poverty fuels terrorism by creating a state of misery and frustration that pushes people to join terrorist…show more content…
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
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