Monday, 30 November 2015

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Child poverty at a time of crisis

UNICEF-reportcard10A first-ever analysis of new figures from the European Union’s Statistics on Income and Living Conditions household surveys reveals the extent of child poverty and child deprivation in the world’s advanced economies. Some 13 million children in the EU, plus Norway and Iceland, are found to be "deprived", lacking basic items necessary for their development.

Meanwhile, 30 million children live in relative poverty in 35 countries with developed economies.

Measuring Child Poverty: New league tables of child poverty in the world's rich countries
Innocenti Report Card 10

Tens of milllions of children in rich countries live in poverty. Tens of millions. And it's utterly avoidable. This 15-min interview is a full overview of the situation and solutions from Report Card 10 - the latest study from UNICEF's Office of Research. Interview with Report's author, Peter Adamson


Source: UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre

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