Child poverty in South America: reflections on its magnitude, and the basic-need developmental approach. A retrospect on the International Year of the Child.

@article{Pollitt1981ChildPI,
  title={Child poverty in South America: reflections on its magnitude, and the basic-need developmental approach. A retrospect on the International Year of the Child.},
  author={Ernesto Pollitt},
  journal={Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion},
  year={1981},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={235-49}
}
Extreme economic poverty in children with its adverse consequences on their mental and physical growth is becoming an increasing concern of governments in South America. There is now a search for effective intervention strategies to alleviate these problems as they are also a bottleneck for national development. Some of these programs are likely to be… CONTINUE READING