Essay about Poverty And Crime : Breaking The Vicious Cycle

1567 Words May 27th, 2016 7 Pages
Nearly ½ of the world’s population-more than 3 billion people live on less than $2.50 a day. More than 1.3 billion live in extreme poverty-less than $1.25 a day. ( Poverty is a very difficult situation in our world. It is important that people take actions to reduce poverty around the world because it affects everybody in the society. If actions are taken to reduce poverty than our world would become more developed. The article “Diseases and links to poverty” by, talks about how people around the world is getting sick and dying from extreme poverty. In the article, “How poverty affects classroom engagement” by Eric Jensen explains how students from low-income households are the ones that struggle more with classroom engagement. According to the article,“ Poverty and Crime: Breaking The Vicious Cycle ” by discusses the point how people are committing crimes as a result of poverty. The youtube video “Poverty Around the World” by Compassion International shows how poverty is affecting families all around the world. It emphasizes the point of how we together can make a difference in their life. Another article, “The Effects of Poverty on Children” by Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Greg J. Duncan summarizes how family income can substantially influence child and adolescents well-being. In the article, “Poverty ‘pushing young into crime” by INDEPENDENT is an article about how poverty,unemployment, and family breakdown are using the young group of…

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