Innocenti and Campaign 2000 Report Cards on Child Poverty


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Essay #: 069193
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Innocenti and Campaign 2000 Report Cards on Child Poverty
The following paper looks at the Innocenti and Campaign 2000 Report cards on child poverty and integrates what this writer has learned from the two of them. Specifically, the paper looks at how child and family poverty is measured in the two different report cards and what the strengths and weaknesses of each happen to be. Additionally, the paper will look at what each report has to say vis-à-vis why some nations have very low poverty rates and other nations have very high poverty rates. Finally, the essay will examine to final items: what does each report card recommend be done to reduce child and family poverty – and what are the four main things this writer learned from reading...
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.....ed relative to someone else. I consider both reports to have some strong ideas but they also are characterized by the simplistic notion that more money should be thrown at the problem – even though there is only so much money can be spread around. In the end, I have to believe that the key to reducing poverty may lie in targeting those who lie at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder with increased aid while helping parents develop skills that can serve them well in the labour force.
Works Cited
Campaign 2000. (n.d.). Reduced poverty means better health for all. Pages 1-12 of upload (additional information not provided).
UNICEF, Innocenti Research Center. (2005). Child poverty in rich countries. Florence, Italy: Innocenti Research Center.