Study links childhood poverty to violent crime and self-harm

A new study shows that children growing up in poverty are seven times more likely to harm themselves and be involved in violent crimes as young adults. This research highlights the importance of providing child-friendly┬ápublic services, housing and education. The study used data from Denmark, however, two of the authors┬áProfessor Roger Webb and Dr. Pearl … Continue reading Study links childhood poverty to violent crime and self-harm