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Poor In A Rich Country

Poor In A Rich Country

One in five children in rich countries lives in relative poverty, according to a UNICEF report. Nearly 13% of children in those countries lack access to sufficient safe and nutritious food, the report said, with that number rising to 20% in the US and UK

  • US and New Zealand were among the world's worst performers for youth well-being 
  • The report took into account factors like education, mental health, alcohol abuse, economic opportunities and the environment to rank 41 high-income countries for overall youth well-being
  • Germany and the Nordic countries topped the list
  • Romania, Bulgaria and Chile came in at the bottom


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