UNICEF Calls US among Worst in Child Well-being Overview

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When it comes to the well being of children, the US and Britain rank last -- behind Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. UNICEF, the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund compared the well being of children in 21 industrialized countries. The Netherlands came out on top, followed by other European countries with strong welfare systems.  The US and Britain were 20th and 21st.  One of the authors of the report is Jonathan Bradshaw, Professor of Social Policy at England's York University.

Credits

Guest:
Jonathan Bradshaw - Professor of Social Policy at York University

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Vanessa Romo, Karen Radziner, Christian Bordal