Women in poverty has a huge impact in our world. The direction our society and history goes, has led to the disparity of gender. The gap between women and men in poverty has increased exponentially in the past decade. There are several factors that have led to this issue. In poor countries men own 90 percent of the land, which is a far greater gender disparity in wealth than found in high-income nations.
“Over the last decade, Canada has been a diminishing actor in foreign aid, with spending falling to $4.2 billion in 2014, down from $5.6 billion two years earlier, ” states Jim Coyle, a valid journalist from the Toronto Star. Canada scored in the bottom half of the rankings in a global survey of foreign aid spending that has been released recently. Now that we have switched to a liberal government, they stated that they would restore Canada’s status as an “engaged player on the world’s stage” meaning that we would have to increase our aid spending. Secondly, our aid budget is
In Canada 200,000 people are homeless in a year, Ontario Association of Food Banks found that poverty is costing the government about $30 billion a year. Also 1 in 7 (or 4.8 million) people in Canada are living in poverty. In 2008, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development or (OECD) said that poverty has been rising at a steady rate in Canada since the mid-1990s. I believe the main reason poverty should be helped because it costs everyone
The lowest figure over the study period appeared to be in the year 2011 which recorded a number of 3728 suicides. According to The Canadian Press (2011), Canada’s economy was ranked at the second place among the G7 countries in the year 2011 which seems to lead to the drop in the suicides. However, it is notable that the suicides in the following two years after the improvement of Canada’s economy in 2011 experienced a significant rose which marked the figure of 3926 suicides and 4054 suicides respectively. As mentioned by Antunes (2012), the Canada’s economy in 2012 and 2013 was most likely to be muddled due to the influence of the gloomy global environment. This slowdown on the economic activity is believed to have a negative impact on suicides in the particular
Over the last two decades, numerous studies have shown that Aboriginal people in Canada face a substantial earnings gap in comparison to the non-Aboriginal population. Although some of these studies offer slightly different estimates of the wage differential due to different definitions of the Aboriginal population, they all consistently find that there is a positive relationship between the size of the earnings gap and the “degree of Aboriginal identification” (DeSilva, 1999). For men, there is a gap of 50.0% and for women, 34.2% (Lamb, 2013). A large portion of the differential can be explained by the fact that Aboriginal people have lower quality of characteristics that are associated with higher pay. However, most of these characteristics,
The number of immigrants coming to Canada is an average of close to 250,000 per year since 1991. This number is massive and should be decreased because the more immigrants come into the country, the more there will be limited resources for people who are already in the country. Canadian citizens are unable to get a job at even the lowest levels because these spots have been filled by the extreme number of immigrants who will and do actually work for even less income than the minimum wage requirements. Also, increase in immigration will not only increase the chance of separation because of different culture, religions and beliefs, it will also bring about discrimination. Separation is formed when immigrants refuse to speak in the commonly accepted language and resist becoming part of Canadian culture by rejecting to recognize the same holidays and demanding recognition of their own culture.
Introduction: The copper content of U.S. pennies has declined over the years due to rising prices. The expensive metal makes up just 2.5 percent of one-cent pieces minted in 1982 or later; nickels, dimes and quarters, on the other hand, are mainly composed of copper. Still, today’s pennies cost more than their face value—an estimated 1.8 cents each—to produce. In this lab, we analyzed penny mass to determine patterns between the masses. We came up with 30 different pennies and split them into trials.
Why are most Americans Getting Poorer? The current estimated distribution of wealth in America states 80% of Americans (citizens under the poverty line, lower class and middle class) receive 7% of the nation’s wealth while, the top 20%(higher class) have over 92% of the nation’s wealth. Consequently, the respective groups of financial classes parallel this economic condition in that the amount of disposable income the middle and lower classes have been almost nonexistent ("Wealth Inequality in America"). The sources about economic data regarding the country become soused intentional by masses of official organizations depending on the objective that’s being supported with the data. The federal estimate for America in one piece currently has
High mortgage rates destroyed the value of mortgage-backed loans, which is the primary asset of the savings and loans association. The fixed-rate loans were sold at a loss in order to balance withdrawals. That asset liability mismatch was identified as the primary cause of the savings and loan crisis. Jobs were lost and unemployment rose from around 7.5% to more than 10%. The recession caused a loss of 2.9 million jobs, representing a 3% drop in payroll employment.
“Midwestern metropolitan areas have experienced a decline in native workers by 3.3 percent” (Brunswick, 2014) however, the influx of immigrant workers have tripled in the last decade. When the recession began in December 2009 large cities felt the preverbal “hit” first which in turn