1: Poverty is a serious issue in the world. Poverty creates many problems for society. It is a leading cause of death and crime.
2: CAUSE | "poor cause their own poverty" lack of education poor health high unemployment rate discrimination heritage resources geography abuse disabilities credit debt alcoholism addictions drugs poor ethics
4: Effects | Health problems. starvation. abuse. miscarriage. infection. Kids won't have proper education. stress disorders. death. prostitution. criminal activity. drugs. alcoholism. malnutrition. theft. companies run out of business. anemia . most children die before they're one. children won't have immunizations.
6: Solutions | Guarantee of shelter, health care, education and food . cancellation of third world debt. cancellation of taxes on labor and consumption. Improve supply of clean water. Improve quality of education. Creating more work opportunities. Improving the quality of jobs. Inspiring teens to wait to have kids. Instilling in children that they need to work when they are older.
8: I am pretty confident that if there were to be guaranteed shelter, food, health care and a high level of education, that there would be less stress and less poverty. It would allow people to get better paying jobs. It would create a sense of security for society which would help citizens test the waters a little more and try to get out there and make something of themselves.