Poverty and Children
Poverty and children is one of the leading topics that can be emphasized in our country and many other countries. The question is; is why there is more poverty in different areas of society and what the contributing factors may be.
First we have to understand exactly what poverty is and how it may be construed as being poverty. Poverty is considered to be the deprivation of common necessities that assist in the development of the quality of life; which includes food, clothing, shelter and safe purified drinking water. Being poor are considered being in poverty many factors have contributed to the disarray of all those essentials state previously that are needed to survive. Children have no control of whether they are to be in poverty are not depending on their age and the country. Many countries have poverty but their children are placed in the situation where they are trained at a young age to do things for themselves that will help them and their families survive.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, poverty in the United States is cyclical in nature with roughly 12% to 16% living below the federal poverty line at any given point in time, and roughly 40% falling below the poverty line at some time within a 10 year time span. Most, 58.5%, of all Americans will spend at least one year beneath the poverty line at
some point between ages 25 and 75. While there remains some controversy over whether the official poverty threshold over- or understates poverty, the United States has some of the highest absolute and relative pre- and post-transfer poverty rates. In Texas alone there are three million four-hundred thousand families with six million three-hundred thousands children make up most of the low income leveled families. The following chart
Illustrates the parental marital status that in term explains how with the higher the income the less there is to be a two parent home. It clearly shows that there...