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Child Poverty and Income inequities

December 12, 2013 at 11:48 AM

As we head into the Christmas season of gifting and sharing, we are reminded of the income disparities and resulting poverty that impact heavily on our children. The Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty Report you can download here.

This resonates with UNICEF Child Poverty Monitor report, it released this week and you can read that press release here.

We ponder over how best we can invest in children, what steps can we take to narrow the income gaps, and how to continue collective impact of collaborative strategies in housing and health work.

Income adequacy and problem debts are real and live issues for New Zealand families. Let us challenge Government to deliver on these recommendations, and be true to its promises to our children in NEw Zealand.

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