Mum and little boy aged 3, with the clothes they are standing in and one toy – a cuddly bunny. Mum victim of domestic abuse and had to flee. 84 more words
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One in five Ontario children still faces life in poverty, according to a new study.
This remains true despite a pledge in Ottawa, made exactly 25 years ago today, to eliminate child poverty by 2000 and the province’s promise in 2008 to reduce poverty by 25 per cent by 2013. 1,250 more words
At times of economic turbulence, the way we measure poverty can make a big difference to the conclusions we draw.
Income poverty across the European Union is conventionally defined as the share of the population whose household income (adjusted for size and composition) after taxes and social transfers is… 483 more words
TORONTO – A new report finds a lack of progress in reducing child poverty in Canada, despite a commitment from members of Parliament more than two decades ago to eradicate child poverty by the year 2000. 1,095 more words
A family with three kids are struggling. Mum works for an agency doing educational support, which is patchy and not always regular. Dad can’t work as Mum can earn more than him and they have a 3 year old, who’s only at nursery 1-3.30 pm. 227 more words