Parker Poverty Essay

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Poverty is defined by Parker as living in a smell that never leaves meaning a life with many unfortunate circumstances. Many people perceive poverty as being tired that is looking for ways to fulfill basic needs but hard to achieve for example a poor person cannot meet the medical needs of the family nor support kids for school leading the person to quit the job. Poverty is also perceived as being dirt meaning that poverty makes the person incapable of buying even soap to clean for clothes hence the person resorts for washing clothes without soap or save a piece for the baby diapers. The person can get to work clean but the challenges in him still never get clean in the heart. Poverty is asking for help that is the poor person could barely
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Additionally, poverty is persistent due to the great recessions that occur in the US, challenges of people classifying themselves as poor people and living in distressed neighborhoods, and failed traditional practices (Kneebone & Holmes 2016). According to the courses, both internal or external pressures can cause poverty. Hence the poor cannot be blamed for poverty. As in the example of Parker, the poor person tries to satisfy a life that never meets. Poverty can be eliminated by changing the perspectives of viewing poverty from a traditional way or economic status grounds. For example, the poor should break the odds of the past and stop classifying themselves as the poor or live in poor…show more content…
This is because the practices involve non-health procedures which intentionally causes injury or alters the female genital organs such as total removal of the external female genitalia and it violates human rights. Some cultures practices female genital mutilation for varied reasons, for instance, some do to conform to what others have been doing or due to the fear of being rejected in the community. Others practice preparing the girl child for adulthood and marriage, reduce a woman’s libido hence she will resist any extramarital acts, some have religious support, and local leadership structures supporting the
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