Mothers’ health and child health are very closely related to each other. In developing or under developed countries the health of mothers’ is very poor and this results in poor health status of children also. Health status of any country is dependent on economic growth of that country. It was demonstrated from the empirical studies that the richer countries were on an average healthier than the low income countries (Sahoo, 2014). The poor health status of children leads to economic underdevelopment of the country.
Poverty refers to the state of not having fundamental human needs, for example, clean water, sustenance, social insurance, dress, nourishment, and a warm place to live (1). This can lead to people feeling cut off from the rest of society because they don 't have some of the important needs to participate in life. The poverty lack a lot of key capabilities, and may have inadequate income or education, or be in poor health, or feel powerless, or lack political freedoms. Around 21,000 individuals pass on each day of craving or appetite related causes which this is one individual at regular intervals and the vast majority of them are kids who pass on, according to the United Nations. They lack of having money to buy enough food which then they become weaker and often sick which might result in death (2).
The unemployment rate in 1990 was 28%. Crowded households consists in more than 8 members in one room. The birth rate increments each year giving more problems in the economy of the country. Their might be lots of solutions to homelessness but their is not an economical aid in the country that helps the construction of projects to end homelessness. The lack of job opportunities is a big part that contributes to homelessness.
If children live in poverty or can’t obtain any food to eat, their future will have major consequences to come. “Poverty can affect every aspect of a child’s development, limiting their social, educational and personal development” (http://www.gateshead.gov.uk). They can’t focus in the work, suffer through poor health, less likely to have a good jobs as adults, more likely to leave school before high school graduation, and less likely to have major opportunities. They are more likely to stay at home, working to try and help their families without having an opportunity await them. Crime is also a negative effect to people that goes through poverty.
Globally, 16 million adolescents give birth each year and covering 11% of births worldwide. Ninety five percent of these births take place in low and middle income Countries (WHO, 2008b). The average adolescent birth rate in middle income countries is more than two times high than that in high-income countries, and the rate in low-income countries is five times high (WHO, 2014). A report revealed that the teen pregnancies have declined dramatically in the United States since their peak in the early 1990s. In 2010, the teen pregnancy rate reached its lowest level in nearly 40 years, with especially large declines from 2008 to 2010 (Kost & Henshaw, 2014).
Adults who are mentally or physically ill are also more likely to be depressed and abuse substances, therefore making them less likely to work and have a steady income. When children are relying on their parents for food to meet their nutritional needs and the parents can’t provide things can get dangerous. Although the causes of food insecurity are often misinterpreted, so are the government assistance
The most vulnerable are children and ethnic groups in remote places. Literacy, health, and nutrition indicators of people living in remote areas are greatly lower than national averages, especially for women. According to the Lao Statistics Bureau, the Toumlan district in Xekong province and the Xepon district in Savannakhet province are the poorest districts in Laos. The people in those areas live in extreme poverty. Economy Laos lost nine-tenths of their currency's value against the US dollar in 1997 during the Asian currency crisis.
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
Textbook supplies have dropped very low and in most cases parents finance the textbooks from levies and their own household income. It is estimated that they are 15 children for each textbook in the core subjects in primary schools whilst a survey conducted by UNICEF showed that at least 12% of secondary schools had no maths textbooks at all in 2009. The textbook to student ratio is affecting the pass rate of the
Determining the cause of poverty is the first step in finding a solution. It has been noticed that the absence of relevant data when conducting such surveys is one of the main causes of the failure of government schemes to help the poor. The current statistics as assessed by the National Sample Survey Office states that twenty-two percent of India’s population lives in poverty. Of those who reside in urban areas, fourteen percent are under the poverty line. Similarly, twenty-six percent of those who hail from rural areas are poor.