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277 - Japan’s Child Poverty Crisis!

277 - Japan’s Child Poverty Crisis!

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a new worrying trend appearing in major Japanese cities – food banks and cafes for children. An estimated one in six of Japanese children aged up to 17 are from families whose income is classified as being in 'relative poverty'. What does this mean? How did it happen? And how can Japan fix this growing crisis?

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