Child poverty

Child poverty

Reduced poverty = better health for all: 2010 report card on child and family poverty in Canada: 1989 – 2010

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English
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Publisher: 
Campaign 2000
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Report cards on child and family poverty stating,Canada’s economic recovery hinges on federal leadership to pull recession victims out of the poor house and prevent Canadians from plunging into deeper poverty.” Compares most recent child and family poverty rate compared to 21 years ago, when Parliament unanimously resolved to end child poverty by 2000, and finds that 610,000 children (2008 LICO after-tax) and their families lived in poverty even before the recession hit.

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Available online.
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ISBN: 1-894250-63-X
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Contains bibliographical references.

Plan International

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Groups Served: 
Youth
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

A global children’s charity, working with children in the world’s poorest countries to help them build a better future. They also campaign and advocate for every child’s right to fulfil their potential. They work across a range of sectors, including education, health, child protection, child participation, economic security and water and sanitation.

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+44 (0)20 7608 1311
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Fax Number: 
+44 (0)20 7253 9989
Street Address: 
Finsgate
Addt'l Street Address: 
5-7 Cranwood Street
City: 
London
Postal/ZIP Code: 
EC1V 9LH
Country: 
UK

Including low-income women with children: program and policy directions. Research report 2007.

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English
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Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
L. Scruby
R. Rapaport Beck
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The study findings are descriptions of women's experiences and concerns about the social and health service programs that directly influence their health and their economic and social well-being. Themes addressed in this study include access to health and social services, housing, childcare, food security, education, and the value of resource centre service providers and programs in the lives of low-income women in both rural and urban communities. This report highlights the central role of Family Resource Centres for low-income women and their families and the need to strengthen and support related programs.

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Contact office for a copy. Also available online
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ISBN: 9781897250143

Including low-income women with children: program and policy directions

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lynn Scruby
Rachel Rapaport Beck
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines information on the issues that affect the health and well-being of low-income women with children, their families and the communities in which they live as well as several of the key policy implications of these findings and recommendations for action.

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Contact their office to order a copy
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ISBN 9781897250143
Project # 149

The framing of poverty as "child poverty" and its implications for women

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English
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Online
Author: 
Wanda Wiegers
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the sources and implications for women of a focus on 'child poverty' in state policy discourse in Canada.

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ISBN 0662322177
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Établissement du cadre de la pauvreté dans le contexte de la pauvreté chez les enfants et les incidences sur les femmes.

Child benefits: a small step forward

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English
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Paper
Author: 
National Council of Welfare
Publisher: 
Minister of Supply and Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes what is known about the proposed new system of child benefits, what lies ahead to put the new system into effect, and issues of concern to members of the National Council of Welfare.

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ISBN 0662256972
POVR.C45 1997

Health and social policy are everyone's business: collaboration and social inclusion in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ruth Schneider
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Focuses on the importance of social inclusion in both the policy process and the policies themselves in order to ensure health and well-being for all people in our society.

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MCEWH HEAP.S36 2000
Policy Discussion Series Paper No. 5
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Includes bibliographical references.

Preschool children: promises to keep

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
National Council of Welfare
Publisher: 
Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Focuses on the issues facing children and families living in poverty. Examines Canadian programs for children and their families.

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ISBN 0662276280
POVR.N36 1999
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Includes bibliographical references.
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