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St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School
[Group 1] 1. 빈곤퇴치 2. 기아퇴치 3. 건강과 복지
SDGs : Group 1 - Eradicating Poverty
The reason why I chose eradicating poverty to be my topic is that I believe that this issue is something no one can fix at the moment. Furthermore, compared with my age I have experience and knowledge living in many different types of countries varying to a rich country like U.A.E to a developing country like Indonesia. I have also visited countries like Africa where the poverty rates are unusually high as well. So, I was interested in this topic through my experience and I`d like to find the method to help others which is a great passion of mine. I want to begin understanding how our world works and I believe that thinking about the problems of our world is a good start.
Throughout this material analysis and research, I have discovered many interesting statistics. However, the most shocking thing was the relation between high poverty rates and their life span. Obviously speaking, there is a relation between it, but I did not realize how much poverty will affect our lifespan. Countries with the lowest life span averaged around 30-50 years, and this made me realize how much of a problem poverty is.
Poverty is one of a huge problem going around the world for many years and it feels like everybody stopped talking about it and became the new norm because it`s not easy to find solution. As I researched this topic, the next step for our society is to reduce and eradicate poverty. Some strategies I came up with are increasing the minimum wage, adjusting immigration policies by advanced country, and to raise awareness of economic security programs for younger people. I would like to emphasize how important it is for everyone to realize that this is still a problem to this day and everyone needs to do their part in taking the next step for society to progress forward.