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Topic: 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

Who is left behind under the new child care subsidy?

Australian families are increasingly relying on childcare but a change in policy may leave those who need it most locked out. The latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey reveals Australians are...Read more
|Comment|author: Professor Guyonne Kalb, Dr Inga Lass and Dr Anna Zhu, University of Melbourne
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Scotland ‘gets it right’ for children

“Access to play is not equally distributed in Scotland” (McKendrick, 2016). As Chief Executive of Play Scotland, Marguerite Hunter Blair would be anyone’s first choice to share the expansive work it is doing to support...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Children get to build their own playground

City leaders in the United Kingdom initiated a project, which enabled children from deprived areas to actively participate in the design of a play facility. The project was funded by the UK Big Lottery to...Read more
|Comment|author: Marketa Vesela