Investigating the Effects of Poverty on Pakistani Youth and Methods for Reaching the Sustainable Development Goals


  • Bakhtawar Manzoor Assistant Professor, School of Law and Policy, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Usman Asghar PhD Law Scholar, TIMES Institute, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Moniba Fatima PhD Scholar, Department of Sociology, Government College University, Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.



Social Rehabilitation, Good Governance, Drug Addiction, Eradication of Poverty SDGs, Multi-dimensional Effects


Poverty is a multidimensional issue that has powerful interlinking effects on society. A profound control over the issue of poverty can secure society from multiple sides and reduce social evils to a negligible level. This research article descriptively examines the impact of poverty on youth from the perspective of Pakistani society. It climaxes the international dilemma of poverty as a significant issue facing many countries in the present era. This study will explore the situational analysis and adverse effects of the curse of poverty on the youth, which is ultimately causing society to suffer from harm on multiple levels. The state authorities have been busy making policies and procedures to address the issue for a long time, but the productive outcomes are still awaited. The findings of the study would be highly productive in contributing to social rehabilitation and the elimination of poverty from society, ensuring effective rehabilitation. It is an undeniable reality that overcoming and eradicating poverty will safeguard society from various evils. The findings of this study also ensure the ascertainment of relevant sustainable development goals. The research provides recommendations for policymakers and stakeholders on promoting sustainable development to achieve social goals and secure society from vulnerabilities.


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Author Biography

  • Usman Asghar, PhD Law Scholar, TIMES Institute, Multan, Punjab, Pakistan.


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Manzoor, B., Asghar, U., & Fatima, M. (2024). Investigating the Effects of Poverty on Pakistani Youth and Methods for Reaching the Sustainable Development Goals. Qlantic Journal of Social Sciences, 5(2), 337-347.

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