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The scandal of child poverty in Europe

The scandal of child poverty in Europe
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Across Europe, whole families – children, parents and grandparents – find it hard to escape poverty as it is passed on from one generation to another.

The ongoing global financial crisis is worsening the problem among children: today, there are 19 million European children living in poverty.

This week’s edition of Europeans visits Bulgaria and Ireland to report on the problem.

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