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Indigenous children bear brunt of poverty

Canada is home to 6.9 million children, 1.2 million of whom live in poverty. That's 18 per cent.<p>That number is bad enough in itself, but it becomes even more disturbing when you consider that, within the subset of 478,000 indigenous children in the country, 182,000 live in poverty. That's 38 per …

Social Issues

Why do 3 million children go hungry over school holidays in the world's fifth richest country?

More and more households use food banks and struggle to make ends meet without free school meals, writes <b>Paul Donovan</b>

11 Facts About Global Poverty | | Volunteer for Social Change

1<p>United Nations Development Programme. "Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience." Human Development Report, 2014. …

Poverty Facts and Stats — Global Issues

Almost half the world — over three billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day.<p>At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day.Source 1<p>More …