Child Poverty

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Born into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids
Briski, Zana; Kauffman, Ross
Film
2004
The chronicling of two documentary filmmakers and their time in Sonagchi, Calcutta and the relationships they developed with children of prostitutes who work the city's notorious red light district.
Canada After Harper: His Ideology-fuelled Attack on Canadian Society and Values, and How We Can Resist and Create the Country We Want
Finn, Ed (editor)
Book
2015
Essays documenting the breadth and depth of the Harper government's attack on institutions, policies, and programs that embody values and principles shared by most Canadians: education, health care, w...
Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County
Pelosi, Alexandra
Film
2010
Follows a group of children as their families struggle to live survive in one of the country's wealthiest areas.
Letter from New York
Farlinger, Shirley
Article
Child poverty and death.
One in five Israelis lives in poverty
Mason, Barry
Article
2014
With just over 8 million people, Israel has over 1.7 million, more than 20 percent of the population, living below the poverty line, according to the latest report issued by the National Insurance Ins...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 21, 2018: What are we eating?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2018
What are we eating? A simple question which opens up a labyrinth of devilishly complex issues about production and distribution, access to land, control of water, prices, health and safety, migrant la...
Social Determinants of Health: Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
Street children: New Internationalist April 2005 - #377
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
A look at the lives of street children around the world. Discussion of the challenges they face day-to-day and what some are forced to do to survive.

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Caledon Institute of Social Policy
Our work in social policy research, analysis and public education focuses on poverty and social policy, covering areas such as income security, taxation, social spending, employment and poverty analys...
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
To facilitate research on social and economic issues facing Canada and to promote alternatives for business and government.
Pueblito Canada
Community development projects in Latin America. Development education materials for children in Canada.

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Family Service Toronto
FST is a non-profit social service agency offering a wide range of counselling and support programs in 13 locations across the City of Toronto. Since 1914, FST has been assisting individuals, families and communities through couns...
International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to promote ri...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...