Poverty refers to the condition of not having the means to afford basic human needs suchas clean water, nutrition, health care, education, clothing and shelter.
Poverty in Pakistan-Challenges
Poverty is one of the major social problems Pakistan is facing. It is one of the mostimportant and sensitive issue not only for our self but for the whole world. Poverty cancause other social problems like theft, bribe, corruption, adultery, lawlessness, injustice.To eradicate the evils of society we have to fight with poverty. We can't control theft byenrolling thousands of police men. Corruption and injustice can't come to an end throughtight legislation but by demolishing poverty.A low level of domestic income for an individual results in lack of access to education,health care, and other communal facilities like lake of sanitation, transportation andcommunication.Poverty is not just about providing food,clothing, & shelter. There are a lot moreindicators that are needed to improve poverty such as education, stableemployment with decent wages, healthcare, law and order security, minimumhousing standards, & decent recreationenvironment all these factors whencombined could have a dramatic affect onreducing poverty in Pakistan.1