About: child poverty

Development Policy 12-06-2019

One in ten of the world’s children are forced to work, report shows

Every tenth child in the world, which amounts to over 150 million in total, are forced to work to support their family financially, according to the human rights organisation Terre des Hommes. This finding was published in the organisation's 2019 Child Labour Report, which it published for International Child Labour Day (12 June). EURACTIV Germany reports.
Economy & Jobs 19-04-2017

40% of Spanish children live in poverty

Spain has the EU’s third highest rate of child poverty, after Romania and Greece. EURACTIV Spain reports.

Social justice improving for the first time since 2008

Unemployment across the EU is falling as the labour market recovers, but not all citizens are benefiting. A new study has found that in-work poverty is on the rise and youth unemployment remains stubbornly high.

Child poverty in Germany increasingly the norm

Germany continues to enjoy a bright economic outlook, but more and more children are living below the poverty line according to a new study. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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