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UK Child Poverty

February 15, 2011

Attended a lecture today by a Paediatrician on the subject of Child Abuse. He claimed that child poverty and inequality in the UK was one of the worst in any industrialised country. I was sceptical. Turns out he’s right:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/6359363.stm

CHILD WELL-BEING TABLE
1. Netherlands
2. Sweden
3. Denmark
4. Finland
5. Spain
6. Switzerland
7. Norway
8. Italy
9. Republic of Ireland
10. Belgium
11. Germany
12. Canada
13. Greece
14. Poland
15. Czech Republic
16. France
17. Portugal
18. Austria
19. Hungary
20. United States
21. United Kingdom
Source: Unicef
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