A study by Save the Children shows on a county-by-county basis that children in poor and rural counties, especially in the south, are much less likely to survive into adulthood, and when they do, they’re often forced to become adults too soon by poverty, pregnancy, and lack of education. A Save the Children expert discusses factors that hurt children and ways they might be alleviated.
- Sarah Luciano, Director of Media and Communications, Save the Children US Programs and Advocacy
Links for more info:
- Save the Children – The Best and Worst States for Children During Covid