Nearly half of children on welfare have gone full day without food, report finds

17.12.2013                      14.Tewet.5774

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Nearly half of children on welfare have gone full day without food, report finds

"The responsibility to address poverty should fall on the government, not on the charities," says welfare minister.

Nearly half of the children in families supported by social welfare bodies in Israel have gone a full day without eating. In addition, some 70 percent of the people who receive assistance live without basic nutritional security and lack food….