Poverty in Pakistan. Causes and Remedies to Overcome Poverty in Pakistan

Poverty in Pakistan. Causes and Remedies to Overcome Poverty in Pakistan

  • Submitted By: saboor
  • Date Submitted: 07/13/2013 9:50 PM
  • Category: Social Issues
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1. Introduction
2. Poverty Condition in Pakistan
3. Definition
4. Causes of Poverty in Pakistan
* Government Policies
* Poor Governance
* Corruption
* Unemployment
* Overpopulation
* Education
5. Remedies to Overcome Poverty in Pakistan
6. Conclusion


The word poverty derived from Latin word “pauper” means “poor”. Poverty refers to the condition of not having the means to afford basic human needs such as clean water, nutrition, health care, clothing and shelter. Poverty is the condition of having fewer resources or less income than others within a society or country, or compared to worldwide averages. Poverty is one of the major social problems which Pakistan is facing. It is one of the most important and sensitive issue not only for Pakistan but for the whole world. Poverty can cause other social problems like theft, bribe, corruption, lawlessness, injustice etc.

It is the fundamental duty and responsibility of the country to fulfill the basic needs of its people. Basic needs of man comprises of shelter, food and clothing. When these needs are not fulfilled they bring about problems termed as socio-economic problems. Pakistan has also been suffering from these problems. The real issue is not the presence of these problems in the society. But the extent to which they are being paid attention and solved. When these problems are not met timely the results in the form of deviant behavior, drug abuse, smuggling, corruption, poverty, illiteracy and many other social evils will occur.

Poverty Condition in Pakistan
Islamic Republic of Pakistan was established in 1947, a country of 170 million people, full of natural resources and more than 60 years of independence but still not respected in the world community. In less than 30 years of independence, it’s one wing gets separated (Bangladesh). Remaining part till today is living on IMF, World Bank and foreign...

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