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Consulting With Children And Young People On Child Poverty
This National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) report reveals the reluctance of some children and young people to apply the terms ‘poor’ and ‘poverty’ to their own circumstances, even when they realise that their families are struggling financially and in need of support. The term poverty tends to be applied only to those in very extreme circumstances, for example, the homeless and those experiencing famine in other counties.
Leadership Briefing 5.11 (59)