Important because everyone needs a home, clothes, food, and clean water, basix huan rights. Poverty is a problem world wide affecting country development.
Why is it Important
What is Global Goal 1
ERADICATE EXTREME POVERTY
REDUCE POVERTY BY AT LEAST 50%
IMPLEMENT SOCIAL PROTECTION SYSTEMS
EQUAL RIGHTS TO OWNERSHIP, BASIC SERVICES, TECHNOLOGY AND ECONOMIC RESOURCES
BUILD RESILIENCE TO ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DISASTERS
MOBILIZE RESOURCES TO IMPLEMENT POLICIES TO END POVERTY
CREATE PRO-POOR AND GENDER-SENSITIVE POLICY FRAMEWORKS
How does Global Goal 1 affect us Globally
Poverty affects us globally, for example poverty in Romania, the country in Europe with the most poverty.
In Romania there are two types of land, country and urban. And the employment rate of both urban and country is just 28%, leaning about a 70% unemployment rate.
1 in 5 children drop out of school, the rest are are able to apply their learned skills to everyday life. Which means less smart people to help solve the global issues.
Doctors are forced to work abroad, not in the rural areas because of low wages, leaving lots of disease to the poverty resulting in 12 percent of the children population dying before age 5.
Serious diseases can be easily spread without proper healthcare.
How does Global Goal 1 affect us Nationally
Poverty in America affects intellectual and social development along with economical growth.
With not enough money to purchase necessities like clothing many people die from hypothermia during winter months.
How does Global Goal 1 affect us Locally
Poverty in New Jersey is 882, 673 thousand people out of about 8 million people in the total population with 48.4 percent unemployment rate in 2017. This affects our economy negatively because New Jersey could be richer
Pressman, Steven, and The Conversation. “New Data Say Nearly 40 Million Americans Were Poor in 2017.” U.S. News & World Report, U.S. News & World Report, 12 Sept. 2018, 4:17 pm, www.usnews.com/news/healthiest- communities/articles/2018-09-12/poverty-in-america-new-census-data-paint- an-unpleasant-picture.
Rosa, Donato De, and Yeon Soo Kim. “Romania: Thriving Cities, Rural Poverty, and a Trust Deficit.” Brookings, Brookings, 5 June 2018, www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2018/06/05/romania-thriving- cities-rural-poverty-and-a-trust-deficit/.