Research on child poverty and well-being

© UNICEF/NYHQ2005-1189/LeMoyne - Two boys relax on the edge of a parking lot against a panoramic backdrop of the city of Istanbul.


Child poverty can be defined and measured in many different ways. IRC studies investigate child poverty as income poverty, when a child lives in a household with consumption expenditure below a minimum level, as well as deprivation measured in non-monetary terms, includingno access to education, poor nutrition and health status, no access basic social services, poor living and housing conditions. IRC has dedicated several project to this topic related to developing and developed countries, as well as to transitional economies.

View the list of Child poverty research projects