Poverty In Jamaica Case Study

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Moot: In a bid to reduce poverty the government should limit Jamaican mothers to two children. “Population growth is the primary source of environmental change”, a quote by Jacques Yres Chateau. The quote suggests that population growth does more harm than good to the environment, as it lessens the resources that are necessary for the Jamaican people to survive. Records have shown that in Jamaica, some women have up to ten children consecutively over a span of years. This not only causes effects on the parent or parents of these children, but also the society. As a result, I strongly believe that the Jamaican government should pass laws to limit mothers to only having two children to the availability of public health, the accessibility to education and to reduce poverty. To begin with, a reduction in population growth increases the availability of public health for every Jamaican. Public health deals with the protection of an entire population, as it seeks to protect our resources and keep them safe, so that we can employ these resources to our advantage. Additionally, it decreases disease out breaks which reduces the death rate of a population, as…show more content…
Public health protects the resources and keeps them safe for our use. Additionally, the accessibility of education to more Jamaicans would be better as well as poverty would be reduced. This would improve the standard and status of a country and its people. Having more educated persons would help the country to improve its monetary funds and also the economy. However, a decrease in population growth lessens the human resources of a country, and an increase in industrialization. Lastly, generally speaking, population growth has both positive and negative effect on country, but it’s for the people of that country to stand up and control it so that their standard of living would not be degraded, but

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