Topic: Child poverty

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Vulnerable Dutch children are unhappy

In The Netherlands, the Children’s Rights Tour revealed children growing up in difficult circumstances feel  they are insufficiently seen and supported. This is according to the Dutch Children’s Ombudswoman Margrite Kalverboer findings. At least 1,700 children and...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo
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New Zealand aims to be best place for children

The government of New Zealand is tackling child poverty by implementing its new Child Poverty Reduction Bill, a landmark piece of legislation which aims to halve the rate of child poverty within ten years. Jacinda Ardern,...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo

Toddlers need books, and lots of conversation

Learning outcomes in the first two to three years of life have been shown to have a huge impact on children’s ongoing educational achievement. Children as young as two who fall behind their peers in intellectual...Read more
|Comment|author: Katherine Smith

Eurochild report highlights child poverty

The EU’s economic policy framework continues to miss the opportunity to tackle child poverty, which affects more than one child in four in the EU, according to the latest report from Eurochild. Eurochild’s latest yearly report on the...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce