2. Financial guidelines used by some countries to establish a line, in which you fall below it you are considered poor.
2. I fall below America's poverty line of $13,000 a year. I only make $9000.
according to the government standards, about 36 Million americans are in Poverty. But the number is actually around 50 Million based on real standards
"Focusing on the poor and ignoring the system of power, privilege, and profit that makes them poor, is a little like blaming the corpse for murder" - Michael Parenti
Poverty is when your family is lazy and live in section 8 housing units and get state government checks just to get by.
Poverty is when you get made fun of for not wearing anything clean or nice to school and being known as one of "poorest kids at school" and laughed at.
Poverty is when no one likes you at school because of it.
Poverty is when your mom keeps having baby after baby just to get her welfare check to support her habit.
Poverty is when your mom gives you up and no one likes you and you wonder if you'll end up the same as her.
Many percieve that poverty only exists in third world countries, but the reality is, you will find poverty in almost every country in the world, even in developed countries like the USA, Britain, Canada, Australia ect.
2. Any kind of lacking of the necessary components or qualities
2. "There is no wealth like education and no poverty like ignorance."
-Ali ibn Abi Talib