Causes of Poverty. It's not new that everywhere in the world there is poverty, regardless of if it's a rich country or a country like some in Africa, so called third world countries. Even United States of America, probably the richest country in the world, faces serious problems with poverty.
Why Care About Child Poverty In The Uk Education Essay. Child Poverty has been described by Peter Townsend, sociologist and Child Poverty Action Group founder, as when people 'lack the resources to obtain the type of diet, participate in the activities and have the living conditions and amenities which are customary, or at least encouraged and approved, in the societies in which they belong.