Poverty, causes & solutions
• Poverty Definations
• Poverty in Pakistan
• Poverty and Islam
• Cause of Poverty & Solutions
It’s English saying that “when poverty comes in the door, love flies out the window”. Poverty is one of the most important and sensitive issue not only for our self but for the whole world. Poverty can cause other social problems like theft, bribe, corruption, adultery, lawlessness, injustice. To eradicate the evils of society we have to fight with poverty. We can't control theft by enrolling thousands of police men. Corruption and injustice can't come to an end through tight legislation but by demolishing poverty.
A low level of domestic income for an individual results in lack of access to education, health care, and other communal facilities like lake of sanitation, transportation and communication. The poverty of thought is the major social problem. To eradicate poverty in Pakistan we have to fight with the causes and factors of poverty. Unless the causes and factors of poverty will be settled the poverty will never end.
There are basically three current definitions of poverty in common usage: absolute poverty, relative poverty and social exclusion.
Absolute poverty is defined as the lack of sufficient resources with which to keep body and soul together.
Relative poverty defines income or resources in relation to the average. It is concerned with the absence of the material needs to participate fully in accepted daily life.
Social exclusion is a new term used in developed countries. a shorthand label for what can happen when individuals or areas suffer from a combination of linked problems such as unemployment, poor skills, low incomes, poor...