Poverty and Discrimination

Poverty does not result solely from an unequal distribution of resources, but also from discrimination against individuals and communities based on their ethnicity, race, religion, or other characteristics.

“Social inequality is more violent than any protest.” Photo by: Clara.
Source: http://alstonspsychapstudentblog.weebly.com/blog/neuroscience-of-poverty-discrimination-stress-trauma

According to the UN, “owing to their economic and social conditions, groups that are discriminated against are more exposed to health risks and diseases. They are more likely than others to live in polluted and environmentally degraded areas where the risk of exposure to substance abuse, violence, and infectious diseases is higher.”

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