The Majority of Children Living in Poverty Have Atleast One Parent in Work, Says Study

According to an article on February 8, 2009 in the Guardian UK, there has been a sharp increase in the number of children living in poverty who have atleast one parent that is employed: “When research was last conducted 5 years ago, the majority of children in poverty had parents who were unemployed. ” The study, published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, runs counter to the governmental messages, stating that work is the best route out of poverty. To read more of the article, click here.

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