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Child Poverty in East Asia and the Pacific: Deprivations and Disparities, A Study of Seven Countries

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  • Alberto Minujin

    (Division of Policy and Practice,UNICEF)

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As part of UNICEF's Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities, several countries in East Asia and the Pacific have undertaken national child poverty and disparity studies. In this paper, results from seven of those countries, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vanuatu and Viet Nam, are reviewed. The objective is to identify trends and lessons, generate strategies for UNICEF EAPRO, and to contribute towards a richer conceptualization of the situation of children in the region.

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  • Alberto Minujin, 2011. "Child Poverty in East Asia and the Pacific: Deprivations and Disparities, A Study of Seven Countries," Working papers 1109, UNICEF,Division of Policy and Strategy.
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    Child Poverty; UNICEF's Global Study; Disparities; children; East Asia and the Pacific; lessons;

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