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Poverty Around the World

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Thesis:Every person around the world should be concerned with poverty. It is not just one person or one nation’s problem. The effects of poverty have a tendency to burden generation after generation thus causing a domino effect with the aim of many other issues around the world. The concern of poverty consequently produces problems for everyone, which is why we all should take part in eradicating poverty. I.Poverty has a direct impact on the economy.

A. Bankruptcies increased 36.4% over the period of the recession.
B. 1 in 4 workers are making $10 or less on their job.
C. the number of food bank users jumped 18% in 2009.
II.The increase in poverty runs parallel with the rise in unemployment, hunger and crime.
A. With unemployment at its highest rates the poverty toll has also risen. B. Some people have to decide whether to put food on the table or to pay the rent/mortgage. C. Where there is poverty, there is also crime, and prejudice III.Education can help do away with poverty

A. The fact that parents are not able to make conferences and events for their children can cause a lot of problems in attempting to educate children who are poverty stricken. B. Education improves your attitude, social skills, and improves control over situations. C. Education is still regarded by most of society as the best way of escaping poverty. IV.What can we do to improve Poverty?

A.Building affordable homes
B.We have to donate
C.Remember those that are less fortunate

Poverty:
It is Everyone’s Problem
Poverty is described as the state of lacking such essentials as money, food, water, clothing and shelter (Global Issues in Context Online Collection). With the recent recession and decline in the economy, we become more and more acquainted with people that may fit this category. Not only has there been a decline in the economy but there has also been inflation in goods and services. No one foresaw the economy’s downward...

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