Poverty and Social Life

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“Poverty is the worst form of violence.”

Mahatma Gandhi

Poverty is defined as a state or condition in which an individual or a group lacks the financial means and essentials for a basic level of living. Poverty is defined as a situation in which one’s earnings from work are insufficient to meet fundamental human requirements. Poverty encompasses more than a lack of income and productive resources to ensure sustainable livelihoods. Hunger and malnutrition are some of its expressions, as are limited access to education and other essential services, they also suffer from social prejudice and marginalization, and a lack of participation in decision-making. Poverty disproportionately affects many socioeconomic groups.

The poor are also more likely to have many kinds of health problems, including infant mortality, earlier adulthood mortality, and mental illness, and they are also more likely to receive inadequate medical care. Poor children are…

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