Government accountability and transparency / corruption (22.7%) Demonstrators wear masks depicting Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (L) and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff during a protest calling for the impeachment of Rousseff near the National Congress in Brasilia, Brazil, December 13, 2015.
The problem of corrupt religion has attracted the criticism of many prophets and saints. The Qur'an censures religious hypocrites: Among the people there is he whose discourse on the life of the world pleases you, and he calls on God as witness to what is in his heart, yet he is an unyielding and antagonistic adversary.
Poverty in Pakistan spreads across a variety of issues: a very fast-growing population facing lack of education, jobs, technology, capital and investment. But the country is committed to tackling the problem and the poverty rate has fallen by more than 10% in the mid-2000s.
World Economic Forum surveys people every year about the biggest problems facing the world. Climate change is the millennial generation's top concern for the third year in a row. Millennials are also concerned about large scale conflict, wars, and inequality.
Drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by drug seeking and use that is compulsive, or difficult to control, despite harmful consequences. Brain changes that occur over time with drug use challenge an addicted person’s self-control and interfere with their ability to resist intense urges to take drugs.
Violence In Schools: How Big A Problem Is It? The recent school shooting rampage in Ohio has once again focused national attention on the issue of student violence. But experts say such high-profile incidents overshadow an important trend: Overall, violent crime in U.S. schools has fallen significantly since the early 1990s.
Materialism, at its simpler level, involves the focus on material "things" as opposed to that which is spiritual or intellectual in nature. We live in a world surrounded by and composed of matter. It is natural, therefore, that we may become distracted from spiritual or intellectual pursuits by material possessions, but this is frequently where problems occur.
Most of the world's population live in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight. 41 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2016. Over 340 million children and adolescents aged 5-19 were overweight or obese in 2016.
In 2010, the U.S. spent 39 percent more per full-time student for elementary and secondary education than the average for other countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
Whether it’s turning promises on climate change into action, rebuilding trust in the financial system, or connecting the world to the internet, the World Economic Forum has singled out 10 key global challenges that, if they are to be addressed, require cooperation from the public and private sectors.
We will discuss what social problems are, some of the major elements of social problems, and the stages that social problems often go through. We will also examine different types of social problems and some of the issues that researchers and society have in studying and understanding social problems.
Module 2 Illiteracy, Poverty, Unemployment and Population Growth Lecture 11 Unemployment in India: Features, Types, Causes and Consequences Unemployment occurs when a person who is actively searching for employment is unable to find work. Unemployment is often used as a measure of the health of the economy.
Module 4 Casteism, Communalism, Regionalism and Language Conflicts Lecture 24 Communalism: Concept and Characteristics, Causes and Remedial Measures Communalism Asghar Ali Engineer links communalism with the conflicts of the elites of communities. Communalism is described as a tool of mobilize people for / against by raising an appeal on communal lines.
In fact, juvenile delinquency rate has been rising for the past years: from 1.0 in 2000 to 5.8 per 1,000 juvenile population in 2011. According to experts in criminology, this rising trend has a direct link with the rise in the number of family issues (e.g. divorce, domestic violence, etc).
Drug Use and Abuse Using drugs to cure or prevent an illness or improve one’s health may be called drug ‘use’. Using drugs (medicinal/non-medicinal) in quantity, strength, frequency or manner that damages the physical or mental functioning of an individual, is termed as drug abuse.