The Influence Of Poverty

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Poverty is a general scarcity or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. It is a multifaceted concept, which includes social, economic, and political elements. Poverty may be defined as either absolute or relative. Absolute poverty or destitution refers to the lack of means necessary to meet basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter. Relative poverty takes into consideration individual social and economic status compared to the rest of society.Responding to basic needs can be restricted by constraints on government 's ability to deliver services, such as corruption, tax avoidance and debt. Strategies of increasing income to make basic needs more affordable typically include welfare, economic freedoms…show more content…
Many people around the world lack education and this leads to poor careers in the future, not being able to bring money at home to look after the family. A right to education has been recognized by some governments, including at the global level: Article 13 of the United Nations ' 1966 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights recognizes a universal right to education. In most regions education is compulsory up to a certain age. The latest data collected from the states by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), show that 51 percent of the students across the nation 's public schools were low income in 2013. In 40 of the 50 states, low income students comprised no less than 40% of all public school children. In 21 states, children eligible for free or reduced-price lunches were a majority of the students in 2013.51 percent of our children across the country now live in poverty, and the numbers appear to be…show more content…
The education was not productive and efficient as it is now and it never aimed in making people master in technology. Every region had a different aim in education and there was not a fixed syllabus that was agreed on what to teach the students that attented school. For example, In the Brahmanical period, the main aim of education was the learning of the Vedas. In the Muslim period, the ob¬jectives of education changed. It was more to teach the three R’s and train in religious norms. There was no emphasis on physical education, developing thinking ability, or teaching some craft. Education was more practical. In the British period, education aimed at producing mainly

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