Meanwhile, 30 million children live in relative poverty in 35 countries with developed economies.
Report Card 10 looks at child poverty and child deprivation across the industrialized world, comparing and ranking countries' performance. This international comparison shows that child poverty in these countries is not inevitable, but policy susceptible - and that some countries are doing much better than others at protecting their most vulnerable children.
"Failure to protect children from today's economic crisis is one of the most costly mistakes a society can make," says Gordon Alexander, Director of UNICEF's Office of Research.
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