Why Should We Care About Child Poverty ?

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Why should we care about child poverty in the UK? | [Type the document subtitle] | March 2013 | English Level 2 Assessment 2: Writing for Meaning Skills Access to Midwifery Peter Finch-Sieg The Distance Learning Centre English Level 2 Assessment 2: Writing for Meaning Skills Access to Midwifery Peter Finch-Sieg The Distance Learning Centre TAQ’s (Criteria 1.1; 1.2; 3.1) 1. Poverty is when an individual/ family are lacking in resources. There is relative and absolute poverty. Generally it’s a deficiency in day to day capital and material necessities that enable people to live to a general standard in a village, town, region or country. 2. By using emotive imagery the author is bringing the reader’s attention to cases of poverty in the word and the topic in hand. They also get the reader to start thinking about the comparison and effects of poverty in the UK in their final stated sentence. Leading us into the purpose of the article. 3. This webpage is titled ‘What is poverty?’ and the first subpage of the Child Poverty Action Groups website is ‘Facts and Figures’. Therefore I feel it is an introduction that helps the reader understand what poverty is before classifying the demographics behind the websites purpose. There are following pages and links highlighted in the webpage for the readers to opt for further reading if the wish. 4. * Loss of education starts a snowball effect of problems for the child’s future development. * In proper education may lead to unemployment. * It can lead to health problems * Costs UK society. * Children are missing out on experiences and necessities they rightfully deserve. * Inhibits the development of the individual and the UK as a whole. 5. A) In this text the sentences and paragraphs are predominantly short and to the point. I
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