"poverty is a curse upon humanity".explain?
For individuals, poverty is a nightmare. It is a vicious circle of poor
Everyone talks about poverty and there are numerous suggestions to alleviate poverty. Governments all over the world have taken up several social programs or reforms that are aimed at improving the conditions of the poor. Unfortunately, in spite of these social programs, the conditions of the poor have not changed substantially. One of the authors who has made an in-depth analysis of the causes of poverty points out that failure of the programs is basically because of certain poverty myths.
The poor are not oppressed:
The author points out that many governments and even social organizations feel that poor cannot work because they are oppressed. However, the author feels it is one of the poverty myths because, in many cases, the poor do not work as they are either paid or given free meals from the government or other agencies.
The author makes further analysis about the myths that surround poverty and points out:
All these point out that the question of alleviating the poverty has not been addressed in its right perspective. A closer look at the whole gamut of poverty should be undertaken, which would help the poor people to come out of poverty.