Children in low-income families suffer ‘shame and social exclusion’

Children in low-income families suffer social exclusion and a sense of shame because they do not have enough food to eat, according to research published by the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG).

Many do not qualify for free school meals; even when they do, the lunches can be insufficient for teenagers, and some children from families who have no recourse to public funds (NRPF) because of their parents’ immigration status do not eat at all during the school day.

Read the full article on this link to The Guardian