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What Poor Child Is This? [electronic resource]: Poverty and America's Children

If poverty is a serpent, child poverty is its venom. And with an estimated 12 million American children suffering from economic hardship, even the wealthiest society on Earth cannot escape the poisonous effects of poverty. This program examines child poverty in the U.S.: its causes, its agents, and its human impact. Citing facts and findings that contradict the American ethos of upward mobility, the film lays bare the sad reality of what financial deprivation is doing to the nation's young people: eroding family bonds, decreasing literacy, increasing health and addiction risks, raising the specter of mental illness, and putting children disturbingly close to criminal influences. Lack of school readiness (preparation for kindergarten) and poor academic achievement are also examined as [...]
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2011
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The Movement [electronic resource]: Saving Children at Risk on the Streets of Rio de Janeiro

Children are more likely to die violently in Rio de Janeiro than in war zones like Afghanistan or Sierra Leone. The city is being torn apart by an unspoken civil war as drug lords battle each other and the police. Teachers like Yvonne Bezerro de Millo and policemen like Edvaldo Merrerra de Olivera try to protect the children by keeping them in school and guarding them on the streets. But the problems of the favelas (slums) have plagued Brazil for decades. This program directed by Sandra Beltrao makes it clear that more than just a few people will be needed to solve the nation's deep-rooted problems.
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2004