You can't really control the poverty line because there will always people who fall under the majority income. If everyone had the same amount of money, no one is really rich or poor. If everyone was given a million dollars, the poverty standard would increase along with it. Therefore, coming to a solution towards this problem isn't a one way fix. It is very complicated and has multiple different perspectives that go about it.
1. Children are suffering a lot more than expected. Living in poverty affected the way they learned, grow, interact and more all in a negative way.
2. People living in poverty usually never make it out of the poverty line and continue to suffer.
3. It is mainly the colored people who suffer most from the poverty crisis.
The article addresses the public health by showing that people can not afford daily necessities such as hosptial bills and things of that nature.
The Income Deprivation Affecting Children Index (IDACI) was referred in the article, which is a deprivation index used in the United Kingdom.
The main argument of the article is to show the people why it is important and it should be taken seriously. It is supported by showing the reader just how badly the children's lives are by living in poverty.
The author used the census to gather the information needed to back up his argument on why it is important.
"There is a large volume of evidence that shows how living in poverty can be detrimental for children, both during their childhood and beyond."
"Poverty can affect every aspect of a child’s development, limiting their social, educational and personal development."