Explain any four ways in which democracies have been able to reduce inequality and poverty?

The four ways in which democracy is able to reduce poverty and inequality are :

1. It ensures political equality by giving equal voting rights to every citizen.
2. Democracy provide suitable environment for group activism which leads to equal opportunity to raise the concerns of poor people.
3. It supports the redistributive mechanism for transferring economic benefits on the basis of requirement of any section of society, this leads to more equitable division of benefits to under privilege which reduces poverty.
4. It protects the rights of every citizen without discrimination based on economic status ensuring social equality.


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