Almost all Mauritanians are Sunni Muslims. In 1960 it has been an Islamic republic since that year. Its Muslims population is 37.7 out of 37.7. Comoros is about 99 percent of its population; its Muslim population 0.78 out of 0.8 in the article “Islam in Comoros” the author write that Islam came by two Comorian nobles, Fey Bedja Mwamba and Mtswa Mwandze, who visited Makah. These Arab merchants played a role in introducing Islam.
Childhood poverty is a serious issue across the world. For children, poverty is defined as the deprivation of necessary aspects of life such as, nutrition, health, water, education, or shelter. According to Unicef, 47 percent of those living in extreme poverty are 18 years old or younger which means that nearly 385 million children are living in poverty worldwide (based on data from 89 countries).This is a staggering result as this means that children account for almost half of the world’s extreme poor. According to the World Bank Group and Unicef, the youngest children are the worst off. More than one-fifth of children under the age of five in the developing countries face extreme poverty compared to 15% of 15-17 year old that live in poverty.It is appalling that children, as young as five years old are in danger.
Violence has increased and the citizens’ daily life goes harder by the hour. The shadow of starvation and criminal activities threaten the government of Nicolas Maduro, three years after he was bequeathed power by the passing of Hugo Chavez. In the latest news, Venezuelans are mining bitcoin as a temporary solution to survive. It has become so hard to even afford anything in the black market. Although, bolivars does not have much worth, everything that is sold is overly priced.
It is estimated that Bangladesh is having an average of 32,000 registered refugees and more than 200,000 unregistered (according to UN High Commissioner for Refugees). Moreover, in Malaysia there are more than 137,000 refugees including Rohingya. The violence events are not just affecting the Rohingya; however, they are also affecting the other Burmese citizens. Indonesia had recently made some immigration restrictions to in order to increase the number of Burmese immigrants, as during the last events Indonesia had more than 2000 Rohingya refugees. For Malaysia, the Rohingya refugees take a boat to Bangladesh and then move on foot to Malaysia.
Unemployment in Spain The financial crisis of 2007-2008 has affected the whole world in some or the other way at different time periods. Especially the europian countries have seen adverse effects, they have faced huge debts and seen the housing market collapsed. Among all the nations it is spain that has been most adversely affected. The unemployement has staggered and 20%of overall unemployement and 50% of youth unemployement. Issues in labor markets, no systematic benefit system and lack of government spendings in important areas are seen as the major reason for such astronomical figures of unemployement in spain.
The country I chose to write about in this report is Philippines and its issue with poverty. Poverty in the Philippines is one of the most serious problems that the government have to deal with, it arose from the rapid population growth in the country – the growth rate is 2.36% per year. Philippines has dealt with poverty since the late 80s and has yet to recover from it, the poverty line is defined by the least-cost consumption basket of food that provides 2,016 calories and 50 grams of protein per day and of non-food items consumed by families in the lowest quintile of the population (Coutsoukis. P, 1991). The impact of poverty in Philippines for instance has caused many young Filipinos not to pursue their education as well as the lack of quality education – for example, elementary schooling in the Philippines in compulsory but 24% of the Filipinos do not attend, usually due to absence of any schools in the area (Uy.
Muslims lived in the area now known as Myanmar since the early 12th century, according to many historians and Rohingyas. During more than 100 years of British rule, there was a great deal of labor migration to what is now Myanmar of India and Bangladesh today. Because the British run Myanmar as an Indian province, such immigration is considered internal, according to human rights. After independence, the government considered migration during British rule "illegal, and on this basis reject
Fr. Conegundo Garganta said the increasing number of child labor is an indicator of the worsening poverty in the country. (Medenilla, 2013) Studies show that children were not able to achieve optimum growth within the first 1,000 days from birth are at higher risk of impaired cognitive development which have adverse effects on their schooling performance and labor force participation and productivity in later life. The ILO earlier raised the alarm over time the estimated 2.4 million Filipino children working in dangerous areas such as sex trade, mining and factories. Widespread poverty has supposedly driven these children to work as
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION With the dominance of large corporations in the Philippine setting, the gap between the rich and poor is manifested through the high-income inequality. Poverty especially in rural areas has been a perennial problem that results to influx of urban migrants. Despite the modest growth for the past years, the question still stands whether it is inclusive enough to penetrate the poorly stricken population in the Philippines. Its significance This phenomenon is attributed to the lack of potential development for local enterprises which has already been tapped as a possible generator of working opportunities. With the growing importance of Medium, Small and Micro-Enterprises in the economy, helping alleviating poverty by its ability to produce employment and income.
The external debt of the country increased by an annual average rate of 25% and this was from 1970 until 1981. It is given that the Philippines is rich in natural resources, however, according to Zaide,”the masses live in poverty.” Apart from that, he also mentioned that 10% of country’s wealth belongs to the rich oligarchs, while the latter, the 90% of our population are the poor, and most of these are consisting of factory workers, the landless peasants, and most importantly, the jobless people. In Mendoza’s article, the key factors that aggravated poverty and economic contraction were: 1. The state-run monopolies 2. Mismanagement of the exchange rates 3.