Essay On Poverty And Crime

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Global economic growth is increasingly failing to translate into new and better jobs that lead to a reduction in poverty, according to a new report issued by the International Labour Office (ILO) here today.Globalization is not just failing to create jobs it actually increases unemployment.Between 1990 and 2008, the number of employed workers in the United States grew from about 122 million to about 149 million. Also even when the companies needs workers,instead of human labour they use machines.And when they don’t use machines the workers work in low conditions and for low salaries.Companies such as Gap and Nike has been accused of making their workers work in low conditions.Globalization is just an opportunity for companies to expand and …show more content…
In other words, where you find poverty is also where you find crime. For example Venezuela is the country with the highest crime rate in the world and the poverty rate is 80% and over the years as the poverty increased crime also increased.STATISTICS. And due to poverty and crime the unemployment rate has been increasing over the last few years.RFI explains, crime within Venezuela continues as a result of the high poverty and lack of impunity, and will not come to an end until the country’s unemployment and poverty rates decrease.

In the countries where the social discrimination factor isn't very strong, results have shown that less education meant more criminal offenses ranging from property crime to “casual” theft and drug-related offenses.Poverty is the cause and also the consequence of crime.

Honduras is the second poorest country in Central America. With sixty percent of this country’s population below the poverty line, its city, San Pedro Sula isn’t much different. Nearly seven and a half percent of the people in San Pedro Sula are unemployed, which is the reason for high violence in the city, causing the high murder rates that it has become famous for. MURDER RATE/PER