The poverty threshold, poverty limit, poverty line or breadline, is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country. The poverty line is usually calculated by finding the total cost of all the essential resources that an average human adult consumes in one year. The largest of these…

Violent conflict contributes to poverty in a number of ways, including causing: damage to infrastructure, institutions, and production; the destruction of assets; the breakup of communities and social networks; forced displacement, and increased unemployment and inflation.

Children in Sudan struggling with the widespread poverty, drought and famine —

Still today most violent conflicts contain religious elements linked up with ethno-national, inter-state, economic…

Do you ever wonder what might happen in the future? The poor that you might see on the street, will they still be there? Will poverty increase? Will the condition of our world worsen?

If we look at the last 200 years, Poverty has decreased. By a lot.

Source: Poverty in the rich world when it was not nearly so rich, Martin Ravallion.
Note: ACN — Australia, Canada, New Zealand; ACH — Austria-Czechoslovakia-Hungary; BSM — Benelux-Switzerland-Micro-European States; PS — Portugal, Spain; UKI — United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Homelessness can result from many factors, such as whether a person is working, the experience of family and domestic violence, ill health (including mental health) and disability, trauma, and substance misuse (Fitzpatrick et al., 2012).

Ongoing stress associated with poverty, or the stress of living with less than one needs…

Are you getting some snow this week? It’s supposed to snow pretty hard. It’s a beautiful thing really, nature’s way of cleansing itself. When I think about snow, I imagine myself curled up by the fireplace with a good book.

Although, today when I stepped out onto my patio I…

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