Innocenti Report and Campaign 2000 Report on Child Poverty The goal to eliminate poverty in Canada is due to its threat to the health and quality of life of families and children. An action plan is needed in Canada with the support of the federal, provincial, territorial and local government to reduce the level of poverty and prevent the adverse health conditions associated with poverty. The purpose of this essay is to discuss methods used to measure poverty, the reasons why some nations have low poverty rates and others do not, recommendation by the Innocenti and Campaign 2000 report cards to reduce poverty and reveal the things that I have learned from reading these two reports. How is the child and family poverty measured in the two...The end:
..... and budgets that positively affect families and the appropriate use of national indicators to monitor poverty. The reading report cards have allowed me to gain more insight into poverty measures, the role ECEC plays in reducing poverty, strategies that can be employed to eliminate poverty and the correlation between poverty and low-income. References Campaign 2000. (2010). 2010 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Canada: 1989 – 2010. Family Service Toronto, Toronto. Raphael, D. (2007). Poverty and Policy in Canada: Implications for Health and Quality of Life. Toronto, Ontario: Canadian Scholars’ Press Inc. UNICEF. (2005). ‘Child Poverty in Rich Countries, 2005’, Innocenti Report Card No.6. UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence.