News tagged with child poverty
Bill Gates on Wednesday urged the world to take a page from his corporate playbook and link aid to measurable results, saying a harder-nosed strategy could dramatically reduce disease and poverty.
Other Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A study published in the December 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that adolescents who experienced food insecurity in the past year have a higher prevalence of men ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children living in poorer neighborhoods are nearly 30 percent more likely to be obese than children in more affluent residences, according to a new study from Rice University.
Health Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With the 2015 deadline to meet the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDG) approaching, scholars and government officials gathered at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) on Tuesday to search ...
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A sizeable and "difficult to ignore" proportion of New Zealand children have experienced persistent low income and deprivation in recent years, according to a new University of Otago study using seven years ...
Health Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
No clear evidence of a decrease in child maltreatment across 6 countries despite decades of policies
A Review of child maltreatment trends and policies across six countries/states (England, USA, Sweden, New Zealand, Western Australia [Australia], and Manitoba [Canada]) shows that there is no clear evidence of a decrease ...
Health Dec 08, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Persistent high poverty is most prevalent among children, with those living in rural America disproportionally impacted, according to researchers from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire.
Health Oct 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 11
Between 2009 and 2010, one million more children in America joined the ranks of those living in poverty, bringing the total to an estimated 15.7 million poor children in 2010, an increase of 2.6 million since the recession ...
Health Sep 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1