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Poverty in sweden

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Jezza Claire Guillermo

on 18 January 2014

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Transcript of Poverty in sweden

Un- and under-employment of parents
• Immigrants especially from Non-EU countries
• Single parents
• Disabled and chronically sick parents
Obstacle 1
Impact On Child development
Obstacle 3
the level of poverty is growing in Sweden because of the unemployment and increasing immigrants. Unemployed parents are feeling sad and worried about their every day life situation. If they relied in social welfare money that is not enough to participate in extra activities.
Percentage Rate
> What is the cause of poverty in Sweden?

>What are the main social challenges in the lives of poor people?

>What are the effects of poverty on people's physical, mental, educational, skill, personal
and social-emotional development?
Causes Of Child Poverty In Sweden
Main Social challenges of child poverty
Half of the poor leave poverty already the year after entry. The group of poor therefore is composed to a large extent by those who are long-term poor. For those who have once been poor, the risk is high to return to
Child poverty is one of the most disturbing problem in Sweden and it has serious implications on children's future development. Children, as a group, are particularly exposed to poverty
Children and their families are very often acentral issue in contemporary political and policy debate in most western welfare states.
The obvious reason people are poor is that they don't earn enough income. Unemployment ismain cause of the child poverty. Sweden's unemployment rate jumped to 9.8 percent of theworkforce in April from 9.1 percent a month earlier, the national statistics agency said,announcing a much higher rise than expected.
Discrimination is another social challenge, emanates from poverty. Poor children are discriminated by friends within school's group and their own society. Discrimination breeds inequality. Unequal access to the levers of economic success generates some income and wealth inequalities.
Child poverty has implications in the children holistic development areas. Such as physicaldevelopment, mental development, educational, socio- emotional development, and personaldevelopment
Between 5 and 11 per cent of the population ended up in absolute poverty between 1991 and 2007. The proportions were much higher for those living alone, for young adults, and for immigrants, particularly those newly arrived.
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