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Lesson overview:Poverty and its causes

  • Problem of poverty.
  • Responsibility of those living in poverty.
  • Exploitation: situation in Britain.
  • Fair pay.
  • People trafficking.
  • Problem of poverty.
  • Responsibility of those living in poverty.
  • Exploitation: situation in Britain.
  • Fair pay.
  • People trafficking.

Welcome to the ninth lesson of this unit on human rights. We will be focusing on poverty and its causes in the lesson today. We will be looking at exploitation and human trafficking in our lesson today. For some people this will be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do the rest of this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can provide support.Please make sure you have a pen and paper ready, and have cleared a quiet space for you to work in. If you have the TV or music on and can turn it off, please do. If you are not using your mobile phone for the lesson, it is best to put it to one side so you are not distracted by it. You will also need two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red. Click start when you are ready to think hard!

Equipment Required

You will need two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red.