There are many reasons why poverty exists in the world today. It starts and continues to grow for many different reasons. One, if not the main reasons for why poverty starts is due to the lack of money in a state, which leads down to the individual family. Supporting this theory is Monica Das Guptans’ (2014) article Population, poverty, and climate change. This article discussed how when a country has ever growing debt there are many cutbacks that the state needs to make. One of the most controversial is reduced wages for jobs. This is where we encounter child and slave “sweat shops”. For families to increase their income, they have more children. This is the next leading problem to poverty. Overpopulation leads to a fast consumption of food in the area. When there...
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