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22 Jun 2019
In Hungary, the law prohibits children being taken away from the family because of their poverty, but one-third of the children in care are separated from their families due to this reason. In Nógrád County, this percentage is 38 percent and the...
27 Feb 2019
Eurochild member, Fondazione L’Albero della Vita, together with Consiglio dell’Ordine degli assistenti sociali (CNOAS), and Associazioni Cristiane Lavoratori (ACLI), have established a new coalition to tackle child poverty in Italy. Ivano Abbruzzi...
06 Feb 2019
According to the new joint report of UNICEF and ILO only 35% of children has social protection coverage, the situation is the most concerning in Asia where only 28% have, and in Africa with as few as 16% of children enjoy a welfare safety net....
17 Apr 2015
'Unicef' reports that eradicating child poverty is one the world’s most important and urgent tasks. Whilst substantial progress has been made in reducing poverty globally, disaggregated data shows that many children are being left behind. The latest...
12 Feb 2015
'The Irish Times' reports that US rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights says Ireland’s taxation policies were “anti-social behaviour” and the Government made a “clear decision” not to address child poverty or reverse the worst of austerity...

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