Child Poverty Essay

1675 Words Nov 10th, 2009 7 Pages
Child Poverty, Is there a Solution?


Child Poverty has been an ongoing issue throughout the world for decades. We've seen it become a problem dating back the great depression, World War I and World War II. Also the problem of child poverty is a huge concern in other ends of the world. In this paper I will talk to you about child poverty at a glance fallowed by poverty levels in different places. Lastly I will touch on the Illinois and Chicago's child poverty level.

We all have an idea of what poverty is, but too many it's just a topic that is put off that is not strongly talked about. According to UNICEF they have defined Child Poverty as “environment that is damaging to their mental, physical, emotional and
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They have their opinions' on everything, but just looking at child poverty you can gather that liberals are all about social programs. Liberals don't care for the people, but the fact that the programs they enforce work well. Whereas if you take a look at the conservative side you get social programs that tend to spoil those who don't wish to get out there and learn to help only them. Now I'm not sure I agree with either side, but seeing that our economic status isn't the greatest these days I do believe that kids today that grow up in the areas where they have to grow up at a faster pace or tend to be around those dreams that will only stay dreams are most likely to stay at that poverty line with no means of help. As I continue reading the articles based on child poverty and ways to help end this battle I gather more insight that in this game of politics there's always two sides to every story. Blame that word is most often used though out the articles and looking at the statements that are backing up that word tends to not focus on children, but on those government officials if you’re on the one side you help those who needed by giving them money, but on the other hand those who are on the; side that says it’s their fault makes you think.. In the end who cares? Children are the future and there's hope for them. Now looking at the United States along with our neighboring countries to the north and south.

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