|AUTHOR||Jenny D. Balboa and Dr. Josef T. Yap|
|TOPIC||Child poverty and disparities|
In a country where poverty is prevalent, a significant number of children are likely to be illiterate, malnourished, and prone to abuse and physical violence. The Philippines is no different.
Using known indicators on education, social protection, poverty and health, this report summarizes the Filipino children's welfare and living conditions taking account the disparities in gender, income and geographic location.