UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

Child Poverty Insights: Making the Case for Child Poverty

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AUTHOR Alberto Minujin
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TYPE Lessons Learned/Good Practices
DATE 2009
TOPIC Child poverty and disparities
LANGUAGE English
ABSTRACT

The widely accepted monetary approach to identifying and measuring poverty is being challenged by other multidisciplinary approaches such as the child deprivation approach. Conventional poverty reduction strategies that concentrate only on generating economic growth to reduce poverty do not recognize that not only are these responses inadequate to address the multiple deprivations vulnerable households face, but also that children experience poverty differently from adults and that children have specific and different needs.


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