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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Rich Countries, Poor Children: Child Poverty in the Developed World

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.



Read about it here...

Report: US Has One Of The Highest Child Poverty Rates In The Developed World

Child poverty at a time of crisis


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