Children in poverty in Britain

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British mother demonstrates against poverty

From daily News Line in Britain:

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Cuts Harming Children!

Single parents have been targeted by the coalition

AUSTERITY is being exploited to drive through budget cuts and reforms which are denying children their basic human rights, according to a major new report, backed by more than 60 organisations and experts, being released today.

The State of Children’s Rights in England report from Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) examines how children and young people are faring in all aspects of their lives and finds gaps in many key areas.

It also reports that the government is not fulfilling its promise to check how its policies affect children’s rights.

The report accuses the government of using ‘economic pressures’ to ‘justify not only a serious erosion of children’s economic and social rights, such as health, food and the right to play, but also fundamental changes to our justice…

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