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Tackling child poverty and promoting children's well-being: lessons from abroad

Briefing that is based on a report Child poverty outcome models: An international review commissioned by NCB Northern Ireland. It puts forward somekey components that should be included as part of the government's development of future plans for tackling child poverty, including:

  • establishing a central government anti-poverty board responsible for overall delivery and holding individual departments to account
  • introducing a package of measures to promote maternal employment
  • supplementing families' incomes for engagingin activities that promote child well-being
  • taking a neighbourhood-based approach to tackling child poverty and promoting child well-being.
Becky Fauth
Zoe Renton
Enver Solomon
National Children's Bureau