Netherlands - Low income and child poverty - October 31, 2016

Two NGOs, Save the Children and Defence for Children Concrete, presented a four-step action plan with measures that are needed to lift children growing up in the poorest families out of poverty. These recommendations were formulated during an expert meeting in the frame of the consultation and debate with the government and the European Commission on the EU Social Pillar. Recent figures from the national statistics office CBS show 421,000 children are growing up in minimum income households. Of them, 131,000 live in families who have had very low incomes for years.

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