Social Problems

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  • Study shows Social Media use is related to Mental Health in youth

    Study shows Social Media use is related to Mental Health in youth

    Social media is increasingly accessible among youth with affordable phones and the internet, especially in developed countries. Previously, there’s a report accusing that Facebook and Instagram may increase anxiety and depression for the youth, so researchers want to know that is there any association between how much time spent using social media and mental health […]

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  • 3.7 Million More Children in Poverty in the US in January 2022

    3.7 Million More Children in Poverty in the US in January 2022

    In December 2021, the child poverty rate was 12.2%, while in January 2022, it increased to 17%, which was the highest rate since December 2020. The 4.9% increase represents 3.7 million more children in poverty, and the Latino and Black children were the largest percentage-point increases (7.1 % and 5.9 % respectively). Due to the […]

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  • How serious is human trafficking during COVID-19?

    How serious is human trafficking during COVID-19?

    What is human trafficking? Human trafficking involves trapping and exploitation of a person using deception, violence, or coercion. It generally includes forced labor, forced marriage, prostitution, forced organ removal, and others. Data: According to the United Nations, there were 40.3 million victims of human trafficking globally in 2016 based on data gathered from 155 countries. […]

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  • Social protection scheme around the world in covid-19 and actions for uncertain future

    Social protection scheme around the world in covid-19 and actions for uncertain future

    Globally, social protection is not agreed on one definition and clear on its coverage, while the common type of protections includes: old-age income protection AKA pensions, unemployment support, health-care protection, and other schemes that include maternity protection and employment injury (WHO, 2010). Regrading to WHO, they reported that only about 20 percent of the global […]

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  • The overall status of elderly poverty

    The overall status of elderly poverty

    Have you ever seen an elderly walking on the street without a proper dress and even doing labor work dragging their heavy body, this is the true portrayal of a poor elderly in our society, which should not happen to them when they are old. In Chinese, we say ‘老有所養,老有所依,老有所樂,老有所為’, which literally mean providing the […]

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  • The situation of “White people” in Africa

    The situation of “White people” in Africa

    Hereby saying “White people” I don’t mean people who come from western countries, but from the local communities in Africa who have white skin instead of black skin. So how come this could happen in Africa? Actually, It is a well-known disease called albinism, which is a disease caused by gene dysfunction. Wikipedia defines albinism […]

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