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Subject: Educational Sociology

Ten Social Problems and Issues in our Country.

|Social Issues |Causes |Alternative Plan/Reforms |Status/Condition | | | |(government/agencies) | | |1. Poverty |Population growth |- Tulong sa Tao Program of the Aquino |Philippines have not been strong | | |Lack of individual |Administration; |enough to speed up the pace of | | |responsibility / Laziness |- Social Reform Agenda (SRA) |poverty reduction. This in turn would| | |Weak Agriculture sector |of the Ramos administration, |impact on the country's progress | | |Poor government policy / Corruption |- Lingap Para sa Mahihirap program of |towards Eradicate Extreme Hunger and | | | |President Estrada, |Poverty. | | | |- Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan | | | | |(KALAHI) Program of the Arroyo | | | | |Government. | | | | |- Antipoverty program by Ninoy | | | | |Aquino Administration | | |2. Corruption |Low wages |- Custom Reforms ( Code of |Corruption in the Philippines is | | |Personal interests |Conduct) EGTA and USAID |considered to be the worst among East| | |Poor incentives structures |Project. |Asia’s leading countries among those | | |Lawless and over regulated government |- Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices |seen to be lagging in governance | | | |Act of 1960 |reforms. The situation in Aquino’s | | | |- Philippine Constitution of 1987 |governance had improved slightly but | | | |and subsequent laws created |still remained serious. | | | |anti-corruption agencies | | |3. Over Population |Decline in Death Rate |- Philippines Population Program |The estimated population in the | | |Rise in Birth Rate |(POPCOM) |Philippines is 92,226,600 people. As | |...
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