UN: 20 million Mexican children living in poverty

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The latest United Nations report on child poverty finds a staggering 600 million children worldwide living on less than a dollar a day. Over 20 million of them live in Mexico, though Mexican officials say the true number there is much smaller. Fighting child poverty is a great challenge in Mexico.
CCTV’s Martin Markovits filed this report from Mexico City.
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UN: 20 million Mexican children living in poverty

UN: 20 million Mexican children living in poverty

The latest United Nations report on child poverty finds a staggering 600 million children worldwide living on less than a dollar a day. Over 20 million of them live in Mexico, though Mexican officials say the true number there is much smaller. Fighting child poverty is a great challenge in Mexico.


Shailen Nandy on the reasons behind child poverty
Child poverty rates have increased since 2008 in more than half of the developed world. To look at why, CCTV’s Elaine Reyes talked with Shailen Nandy of the University of Bristol.
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Shailen Nandy on the reasons behind child poverty

Shailen Nandy on the reasons behind child poverty

Child poverty rates have increased since 2008 in more than half of the developed world. To look at why, CCTV's Elaine Reyes talked with Shailen Nandy of the University of Bristol.