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Innocenti Report Card 6 - Child Poverty in Rich Countries 2005

Innocenti Report Card 6 - Child Poverty in Rich Countries 2005

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Published by Unicef Innocenti
The proportion of children living in poverty has risen in a majority of the world's developed economies. No matter which of the commonly-used poverty measures is applied, the situation of children is seen to have deteriorated over the last decade. This publication is the sixth in a series of Innocenti Report Cards designed to monitor and compare the performance of the OECD countries in meeting the needs of their children.
The proportion of children living in poverty has risen in a majority of the world's developed economies. No matter which of the commonly-used poverty measures is applied, the situation of children is seen to have deteriorated over the last decade. This publication is the sixth in a series of Innocenti Report Cards designed to monitor and compare the performance of the OECD countries in meeting the needs of their children.

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For every childHealth, Education, Equality, ProtectionADVANCEHUMANITY
Child Povertyin Rich Countries2005
The proportion of children living inpoverty has risen in a majority of theworld’s developed economies
UNICEFInnocenti Research Centre
Report Card No.6
 
This publication is the sixth in a series of
 Innocenti Report Cards
, designed to monitor and compare the performance ofthe OECD countries in meeting the needs of their children(see inside back cover). It is also the first in what will be anannual
 Innocenti 
Report on Child Poverty in Rich Countries.Any part of the
 Innocenti Report Card
may be freelyreproduced using the following reference:UNICEF, ‘Child Poverty in Rich Countries, 2005’,
 Innocenti Report Card
No.6.UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence.© The United Nations Children’s Fund, 2005Full text and supporting documentation can be downloadedfrom the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre website at:
www.unicef.org/irc
and
www.unicef-irc.org
The UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in Florence, Italy,was established in 1988 to strengthen the researchcapability of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)and to support its advocacy for children worldwide.The Centre (formally known as the International ChildDevelopment Centre) helps to identify and research currentand future areas of UNICEF’s work. Its prime objectives areto improve international understanding of issues relating tochildren’s rights and to help facilitate the full implementationof the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Childin both industrialized and developing countries.The Centre’s publications are contributions to a globaldebate on child rights issues and include a wide range ofopinions. For that reason, the Centre may producepublications that do not necessarily reflect UNICEF policiesor approaches on some topics. The views expressed arethose of the authors and are published by the Centre inorder to stimulate further dialogue on child rights.UNICEF Innocenti Research CentrePiazza SS. Annunziata 1250122 Florence, ItalyTel: (+39) 055 20 330Fax: (+39) 055 2033 220Email general: florence@unicef.orgEmail publication orders: florenceorders@unicef.orgWebsite: www.unicef.org/irc and www.unicef-irc.org
 
UNICEFInnocenti Research Centre
 Protecting children from the sharpestedges of poverty during their years of  growth and formation is both the mark of a civilised society and a means of  addressing some of the evident problems that affect the quality of life in the economically developed nations.
Report Card No.6

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