Dozens of cities across the U.S. have made it against the law to be poor or to help poor people. More cities are passing similar laws all the time. Should charities be outlawed in America?
India's official poverty line is very low and has lost credibility. It ismore like a number game. The current poverty estimates range from 12.4% to 41%. For Indian poor it's just a Joke.
Poverty is now accepted as a situation of multidimensional deprivation. The multidimensional poverty index (MPI) offers a unique measure of shortages in the lives of the poor.
The multidimensional poverty analysis reveals 53.7% poverty in India, as opposed to the official estimate of 22%. During 1999 - 2006, poverty reduced in India but less than its neighbors.
Rice and beans for a week? It doesn't sound too bad but it challenged our relationship. How a church challenge to embrace poverty was more difficult than me imagined and taught us lessons we did not expect.
Is obtaining food stamps something a lazy person can do with little effort. Read one person's account of the process, then you decide.
Unfortunately, poverty continues to be a persistent problem around the world. This hub discusses some of the antecedents (or causes) of poverty.
If even one child goes to bed hungry in our country, in any country, then steps must be taken to insure an end to it. It is not somebody else's job...it is OURS...yours and mine to help feed them.
Poverty in Brazil is one of the highest in the world lets explore why..
Poor people are as useful for the society as the rich. They must be respected because they are the creation of an unjust socio-economic order. It is foolish to view them as inferior in any way.