Child Poverty

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Key's priorities will test the government (NZ Newswire)

Dealing with housing and child poverty will test the government and play at big part at the next election, says NZN political columnist Peter Wilson. ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Charted: The US has some of the worst child poverty rates in the developed world

Almost a third of children in the US—24.2 million out of 73.7 million—were poor in 2012, according to a new UN report on child poverty (pdf) in the world’s rich countries. And in 41 of the most affluent countries in the world, 76.5 million children lived ... [Published Global Advisors - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

The US has some of the worst child poverty rates in the developed world

Almost a third of children in the US were poor in 2012, according to a new UN report on child poverty  (pdf) in the world’s rich countries. According to the report, 76.5 million children lived in poverty in 41 of the most affluent countries in 2012. Of ... [Published Quartz - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Child Poverty Has Spiked In The Richest Countries Since The Great Recession: Report

Immigrant children wait for food donated by activists from a soup kitchen, in a poor neighborhood in Athens, on February 6, 2012. Greece today began constructing a fence on its border with Turkey to keep out thousands of undocumented migrants and refugees ... [Published Huffington Post - 14 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

The shocking scale of child poverty

THE shocking levels of child poverty in Wigan’s most deprived areas have been laid bare by a new report.Several wards are approaching levels of 40 per cent of its youngsters living below the poverty line.And the new research, released by the Campaign ... [Published Wigan Evening Post - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

New Zealand Child Poverty Rates 'Barely Changed' Since 2007

Child poverty rates in New Zealand have barely changed while more Kiwis admit they don't have enough money to buy food. According to the latest report by UNICEF, child poverty is "stagnating" in the country. The Children of the Recession report said New ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Local families’ cash struggle

WIGAN families are paying a staggering £31m a year to meet the most basic costs of their children’s schooling.And a shocking 22,853 parents are struggling to keep up with these costs – leading to many children missing out on key opportunities to make ... [Published Wigan Evening Post - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Key must walk the talk on child poverty

OPINION: So you've just handed your major opponent a morale-sapping drubbing and your personal stocks are as high as ever.You can pass any law you want, but for a click of your fingers at your Epsom garcon.You know, if you were John Key it might be tempting ... [Published The Press NZ - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

One in four Anglesey youngsters living in poverty says survey

One in four youngsters on Anglesey live in families struggling below the poverty line, according to new research that maps the extent of financial hardship across the UK.Speaking at his party’s annual conference in Llangollen over the weekend, Plaid Cymru’s ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 5 reports

One in Four British Children Living in Poverty, Says Unicef

A quarter of children in the UK are living in 'child poverty' according to the latest report by Unicef . The report reveals that while other European countries, including Germany and Poland, have managed to reduce child poverty rates during the recession, ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Child poverty in affluent countries: a new UNICEF report

The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said in a report that 2.6 million more children have sunk below the poverty line in the world's most affluent countries since 2008, bringing the total number of children in ... [Published New Europe - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 7 reports

Surge in child poverty here has 'blighted' countless lives

A SURGE in child poverty in Ireland during the recession has left an "indelible stain on our conscience" and "blighted" the lives of countless young people. And the only way to reverse this trend is for increased funding to be made available for public ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 29 2014]

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...Employers should pay more, parents should work more hours, and utility companies, financial firms, and retailers, should "end the perversity of the poverty premium which forces the poorest families to pay the highest prices for many of life's essentials"
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley's heroic response was: "I think we can take some comfort from the fact that the efforts of the government to protect the most vulnerable New Zealanders through those very difficult years have paid off."
...9 per cent in 2008 to 13.7 per cent in 2013. Ad Feedback "It is the story of a generation that has been cast aside, and failure to address it could lead to high societal costs" the report warns

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Yugan Moodley [Published Engineering News - 58 mins ago]
Investors encouraged to challenge fat cats' sal... [Published ChurchTimes - 2 hours ago]
Commission calls for an end to unpaid internships [Published ChurchTimes - 2 hours ago]
New Democrat MLA pushes for poverty reduction s... [Published Metro Canada - 3 hours ago]
The NWO: Child Poverty Jumps By 2.6 Million in ... [Published St George West - 4 hours ago]
Key's priorities will test the government (NZ N... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 4 hours ago]
Key's priorities will test the government (NZ N... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 4 hours ago]
I dont want my kid to end up on the scrapheap. ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
Food banks feed many Kiwi kids [Published Manawatu Standard - 8 hours ago]
Tournament vows to put homelessness on ice [Published YorkRegion.com - 8 hours ago]
Nearly 3.2 million kids in the US lived in pove... [Published VOX.com - 9 hours ago]
Letter to the Editor: Austerity is failing the ... [Published Your Local Guardian - 11 hours ago]
Huu-ay-aht Leads the Way by Adopting Living Wag... [Published Common Dreams - 11 hours ago]
£269k nurseries boost to help give disadvantage... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - 11 hours ago]
'The Foundation of Every State Is the Education... [Published Huffington Post UK - 12 hours ago]
Charted: The US has some of the worst child pov... [Published Global Advisors - 13 hours ago]
Study: Social Safety Net Vital for Health of Ca... [Published California Healthline - 13 hours ago]
The US has some of the worst child poverty rate... [Published Quartz - 13 hours ago]
Child Poverty Has Spiked In The Richest Countri... [Published Huffington Post - 14 hours ago]
One in five children in Bath on the breadline [Published Bath Chronicle - 15 hours ago]
"Children suffer the most as the wealthy are pr... [Published Sinn Fein - 15 hours ago]
The shifting fortunes of an education system [Published Malawi Daily Times - 16 hours ago]
Fewer Children in Canada Living in Poverty Sinc... [Published Epoch Times - 16 hours ago]
One in five children in Colchester living below... [Published Essex County Standard - 17 hours ago]
A lost decade [Published Irish National Teachers Organisation - 18 hours ago]
Letters: November 8, 2014 [Published New Zealand Listener - 19 hours ago]
Crisis call after child poverty stats shock [Published Evening Herald - 20 hours ago]
The Journal Opinion: We have to give teenagers ... [Published The Journal - 21 hours ago]
The shocking scale of child poverty [Published Wigan Evening Post - 22 hours ago]
The shocking scale of child poverty [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 22 hours ago]
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The NWO: Child Poverty Jumps By 2.6 Million in ... [Published St George West - 4 hours ago]
By Michael Krieger: Two headlines came across my screens today, which taken together pretty much sum up the effects of policy decisions made by Central Bankers and politicians since the financial crisis. The financial oligarchs got bailed out, ...
Child poverty in the U.S. is among the worst in... [Published Ezra Klein - Oct 29 2014]
A man walks with two children outside the Poverello House homeless shelter Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Fresno, Calif. (AP Photo/Scott Smith) The United States ranks near the bottom of the pack of wealthy nations on a measure of child poverty, according ...
One in Four British Children Living in Poverty,... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 29 2014]
A quarter of children in the UK are living in 'child poverty' according to the latest report by Unicef . The report reveals that while other European countries, including Germany and Poland, have managed to reduce child poverty rates during the recession, ...
New Zealand Seeks to Avoid "Generation Rent" [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Oct 29 2014]
The political leadership and others in New Zealand are talking about the consequences of its land use policies. Under the "urban containment" land use policy (also called by terms like "smart growth," "growth management," and "livability") in effect ...
Better policy would have protected children fro... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Oct 29 2014]
Child Poverty Action Group says an international report released by UNICEF today shows good policy can protect and improve child well-being, even during a recession. ...
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