How has the position of children not improved - inequalities in the risks and opportunities among children

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  • How has the position of children not improved - inequalities in the risks and opportunities among children
    • Not all children share same experiences or status
      • Children of different nationalities experience different childhoods and different life chances
    • Gender differences
      • Hillman
        • Boys more likely 2 be allowed 2 cross/ cycle roads than girls
      • Study found girls do more domestic labour than boys
        • Lone parent households, girls do five times the work of boys
      • Ethnic Differences
        • Study found that Asian families stricter 2 daughter - family honour restrictive
    • Class Inequalities
      • Poor mothers more likely to have low birth weight babies - delayed physical development
      • Children born into poor families - more likely to die in infancy, fall behind at school
    • Many of unprotected and badly cared for
    • 90% of the worlds life weight babies are born in the Third World

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