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Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development. Society : Safeguard social support for poorest families, says OECD’s Gurría. (28 Apr 2011)

External website: http://www.oecd.org/document/54/0,3746,en_21571361...

Poverty in households with children is rising in nearly all OECD countries. Governments should ensure that family support policies protect the most vulnerable, according to the OECD’s first-ever report on family well-being.

Doing Better for Families says that families with children are more likely to be poor today than in previous decades, when the poorest in society were more likely to be pensioners.

 

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