Another primary factor of crime and violence in the Jamaican society is poverty it a known that many families living in the country is are poor

Another primary factor of crime and violence in the Jamaican society is poverty it a known that many families living in the country is are poor. In most of these families in Jamaica there is usually a single parent. In most of these cases it is usually a mother who as to take on the role of a mother and a father just to ensure that their children a given an education mean while the child or children father is not doing is part in caring for them. It is definitely a fact that persons who are poor tend to have more children than others who are middle class. We see single parents with seven or even more children at times. We see these parents in the news in the newspapers and on the television asking for help in any way they can get it it doesn’t matter if it is food or money because they want their children to attend school to gain an education. These parents are not able to provide their children with proper shelter and they miss out aot from school children from this type of environment may turn out uneducated and may never get a job.