increase economic inclusion and create decent work and higher incomes. enhance social services and ensure access to social protection. facilitate safe migration and mobility and tackle irregular migration. foster pro-poor fiscal policies and develop fair and transparent tax systems.
What are the inequalities in the Philippines?
In the Philippines, where more than a quarter of the country’s population of 92.3 million lives below the poverty line, economic and social inequality is a major problem. The Philippines has one of the highest rates of income inequality in the world, and unless action is taken, the gap will continue to widen.
What can be done to solve the problem of income inequality?
Income inequality can be reduced directly by decreasing the incomes of the richest or by increasing the incomes of the poorest. Policies focusing on the latter include increasing employment or wages and transferring income.
Republic Act 8425: Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Act.
- Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cluster.
- Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (CCT)
- K to 12 Basic Education.
- Responsible Parenthood.
- Sin Taxes.
How can schools reduce inequality?
Possible solutions to educational inequality:
- Access to early learning.
- Improved K-12 schools.
- More family mealtimes.
- Reinforced learning at home.
- Data-driven instruction.
- Longer school days, years.
- Respect for school rules.
- Small-group tutoring.
Attaining a world class education system has been said to be the key to reducing social inequality. … The importance of such an educated and informed society would help nurture a nation that is working as one for the economic development of the entire society. Skilled workforce would be molded through education.
The Philippines, a country of more than 70 million people and with a relatively high population growth rate, faces significant problems of poverty, unemployment and underemployment and particularly of environmental degradation.
- unemployment or having a poor quality (i.e. low paid or precarious) job as this limits access to a decent income and cuts people off from social networks;
- low levels of education and skills because this limits people’s ability to access decent jobs to develop themselves and participate fully in society;