Effect of Poverty Across the World Poonam R. Patil ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Definition of Poverty Poverty over the years has been defined with a favour towards monetary form, however, with time scholars are shifting the definition of poverty to multifaceted issues like political participation and social rejection showing that poverty is a multifaceted event. This shows that poverty is a combination of factors. As a result, the United Nations (UN) defined poverty in two phase which are absolute poverty and overall poverty. Absolute poverty is determined as a state where people are denied basic human needs like food, clothing, shelter, and Read More