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Reducing child poverty essential to social progress
October 12,2017   By:chinahumanrights.org
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October 12, 2017 -- Pre-school students at Longgang Primary School in Dawu County, one of the children poverty reduction pilot programs in Hubei Province. (Photo by Zeng Huang/Xinhua)
 
October 12, 2017 -- “Pulling children out of multi-dimensional poverty is essential to breaking the intergenerational cycle of poverty and providing high-quality human resources to the future development of China,” said Jillian Popkins, chief of social policy and reform for children at UNICEF Office for China at a meeting on children poverty. 
 
The meeting titled “Towards a World Free from Child Poverty”, a multi-dimensional child poverty parallel session of 2017 Global Poverty Reduction and Development Forum, was held by the International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC) and the UNICEF Office for China on Monday in Beijing.
 
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October 12, 2017 -- Volunteer teachers from the Kindergarten of Dawu County play games with children at the children activity center, Xingchong Village, Dawu County, Hubei Province. (Photo by Zeng Huang/Xinhua)