The Children Left Behind: Child Poverty Around the World
Child poverty is more than just poverty of income. It is also about poverty of opportunity and expectation, of cultural and educational resources, of housing and neighbourhoods, of parental care and time, of local services and community resources. But from the child’s point of view, these different dimensions of poverty are rarely separate. Family circumstance, employment and income, health and education systems, and the local environment all play interacting roles in determining a child’s well-being.
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