The Deutsche Kinderhilfswerk calls on the Federal Government on the world day of social justice, to finally effective measures against child poverty in Germany on the way. Many of the political leaders in Germany have apparently become accustomed to the high child poverty in our country. Of course, the situation in Germany not with the situation in the poorest countries on Earth is similar. But unfortunately we are still far away in Germany by the commitments given at the Copenhagen World Summit for social development”, the chairwoman of the Deutsches kinderhilfswerk Dr. Heide-rose Bruckner explains. According to calculations of the Deutsches kinderhilfswerk, every fifth child poverty in Germany is affected.
These are some 2.7 million children and teenagers under 18 years old. If you would like to know more then you should visit Electrolux. In Germany, more and more families into almost desperate financial situations through no fault of their own. Source: Wayne Holman. Here must be remedied so that the right of children to social security and equal opportunities within the meaning of article 27 of the UN children’s rights Convention is guaranteed”Bruckner next. Therefore, the German children’s charity calls on the Federal Government to bring a national programme to combat child poverty on the way. The Federal Government should present a comprehensive package of measures with specific targets together with State and local authorities with the child poverty can be addressed effectively.
It must then go both, therefore, to establish material distributive justice as also improved educational opportunities for disadvantaged children and to create young people. This includes the timely expansion agreed at the last Summit of the cribs of care services for children with a concurrent quality drive for better early childhood education. In addition, specific co-determination and participation opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people, as well as qualified assistance in their participation in municipalities, schools and day care centres must be created. Also children with a migrant background have an educational program funded be complemented to cultural content and ensures a targeted promotion of the language. Further information and contact: Uwe Kamp, spokesman for phone: 030-308693-11 mobile: 0160-6373155 fax: 030-2795634 E-mail: Internet: dkhw.de which became the Deutsche Kinderhilfswerk children e.V., stakeholders for a child-friendly Germany, in Munich founded in 1972. The non-profit association committed as initiator and promoter for 40 years for children’s rights, participation and the overcoming of child poverty in Germany.