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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)

URL: 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.

 

Item Type:News
Date:28 April 2011
Corporate Creators:Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development
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Subjects:L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family structure
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Social condition > Poverty
VA Geographic area > Europe
T Demographic characteristics > Child
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family environment

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