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Investing in children: breaking the cycle of disadvantage, 20/02/13 [E/NI/S/W]

This report from the European Commission urges its member states to invest in measures to prevent poverty, in order to protect children from the worst effects of the economic crisis.

The recommendation suggests that government strategies focus on three areas of child poverty: access to adequate resources, access to affordable quality services and children’s right to participate.

For full details see Investing in children: breaking the cycle of disadvantage. Commission recommendations of 20.2.2013 which is available from the European Commission website.

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Investing in children: breaking the cycle of disadvantage. Commission recommendations of 20.2.2013