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PAN: Children Policy Brief 2015: How geography can trap children in poverty PAN: Children Policy Brief 2015: How geography can trap children in poverty HOT

The persistent nature of poverty traps means that the characteristics of the poor are slow to change. Today, as before the political transition, children caught in poverty traps are most likely to be black Africans, to live in rural areas of the former homelands, and to have poorly educated parents. Weak family structures also mean that they often do not live with both parents.

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Version 2015
Category Policy Briefs
Author HSRC