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Economy and Society: December 18, 2012

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35.6% of children in Israel live below the poverty line according to the 2012 report by the Council for the Welfare of the Child.  The report further states that there has been a 60% increase in the number of poor children since 1998, and that among the Arab population 65.8% of children are poor, triple the rate of child poverty in the Jewish population, which is 24.2%. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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December 18th, 2012 at 9:54 am

Economy and Society: December 28, 2011

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The Israel National Council for the Child annual report indicates that one third of children in Israel live below the poverty line, and a fifth of Israeli children are known to welfare services.  Furthermore, there is an increase in the number of children who have fallen victim to physical and sexual abuse.

 

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December 28th, 2011 at 10:22 pm