Call for families in extreme poverty to be supported on International Day of Families

parents playing with baby

parents playing with baby

Charities working with people in extreme poverty say often families are split up because of hardship.

Christina Diez is the main representative to the UN from the organization ATD Fourth World, which works to eradicate poverty. She says the majority of children taken into care come from families in poverty, and she hopes to highlight the issue on the International Day of the Family.

She told Julia Paul it’s vital for society that families are kept together:

Duration: 3’33″

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