Every child deserves a caring upbringing

Parents should never contract out their responsibilities

I have often wondered what the effects of poverty are on people’s capacity to think and reason. More profoundly, how does it affect our capacity to love?

I found myself pondering these questions as I observed the situation in most impoverished areas of our country. The most striking observation I made was that most of these areas are characterised by high birth rates. One is tempted to ask, what is it about poor people and babies? It is a common sight to find many women with babies on their backs begging in the streets...

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