Zimbabwe Child Poverty Report 2019

An analysis using the Poverty, Income, Consumption and Expenditure Survey (PICES) 2017 Data

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UNICEF employs the following definition of child poverty: “Children living in poverty [are those who] experience deprivation of the material, spiritual and emotional resources needed to survive, develop and thrive, leaving them unable to enjoy their rights, achieve their full potential or participate as full and equal members of society” (UNICEF 2004).This report describes and analyses monetary child poverty in Zimbabwe, using nationally representative data from the 2017 Poverty, Income, Consumption Expenditure Survey (PICES).

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