UNICEF: South African Children’s Misery

Monday, May 21, 2012 - 16:15
A UNICEF report highlightS conditions under which many SA children are forced to live

A damning United Nations report has highlighted horrific conditions under which many of South Africa's children are forced to live.

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report - yet to be released - offers details insight into unnecessary deaths and devastating living conditions of SA's children and demands that government take immediate action.

Titled, ‘A Programme of Cooperation between Government and UNICEF for 2013 to 2017’, the report shows poor children are 17 times more likely to experience hunger and three times less likely to complete school than children from wealthier backgrounds.

To read the article titled, “SA children's misery,” click here.

Source: 
Times Live