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Title: Child Poverty


1
Child Poverty
  • 10 million children die every year before their
    fifth birthday.
  • Children growing up in poverty are more likely to
    leave school at 16 with fewer qualifications
  • Children growing in poverty miss out on many
    things other children take for granted birthday
    presents, holidays, new toys, new clothes

2
  • National Picture
  • 3.9 million children are living in poverty in the
    UK nearly 1/3 of all children in Britain.
  • 1 million children live in severe poverty these
    children go without basic things like warm coats
    in winter, new shoes. They go to school without
    breakfast or go to bed hungry. Many people
    struggle to heat their homes.

Sunderland
3
Regional Statistics
  • In the North East of England, nearly 1/3 of
    children live in poverty thats higher than
    anywhere else in Britain.
  • Sunderland has some of the worst poverty in the
    country.
  • In Southwick, nearly ½ of all families live on
    benefits over twice the national average

Sunderland
4
Yes or No
  • The Government wants to end Child Poverty by
    2020.
  • Do you think they will achieve this?

Q1
5
Text us your answer
  • If I was in charge of ending child poverty, I
    would do this by

Q2
6
We would like to know what youthink about the
event today. Do you think it has been
  • Boring, it doesn't get young peoples views
  • Its ok
  • Some bits were interesting, some were boring
  • Really interesting, I learnt a lot
  • Great, I want to take part in more events like
    this in the future.

Q3
7
  • Thank you for taking part today.
  • Your answers are really useful and will be fed
    back to some geet important people
  • Locally we will show the council and these will
    be fed into their plans for the future
  • Nationally Save the Children will feed your
    answers back to the Government and will make sure
    they hear what you have to say about growing up
    in Sunderland and child poverty.
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