Convention on the Rights of the Child

Poverty

Every child has the right to an adequate standard of living.

UNICEF Image: UNICEF CRC Povety factograph
The proportion of people living on less than $1.25 a day fell from 47 per cent in 1990 to 20 per cent in 2010. Poverty hits children hardest, creating an environment that is damaging to their development in every way.

 

 

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