EU HRC: Austerity budgets will cause further child poverty

Bismillah. From the EU HR Commissioner.

Read Thomas Hammarberg’s latest Human Rights Comment:

Austerity budgets will cause further child poverty

While the European Union promoted 2010 as the “European Year Against Poverty,” several member states presented austerity budgets which will inevitably push more people into destitution. There are already large numbers of children among the poor, and it is obvious that the struggle against child poverty will now face further difficulties.

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