authors Sabina Alkire and José Manuel Roche
objectives A new approach to child poverty measurement that reflects the breadth and components of child poverty - illustrated with data from Bangladesh in the period 1997-2007. It argues that child poverty should not be assessed only according to the incidence of poverty but also by the intensity of deprivations that batter poor children’s lives at the same time.
type of data secondary data
methods Counting Approach Alkire & Foster Method Analysis over time
source Demographic Helath Survey (DHS)
geographic context Bangaldesh
keywords functionings, Nutrition (stunting, wasting and underweight), Health (immunization and medical treatment for sever illness), Safe Drinking Water, Improved Sanitation, Adequate Housing, Access to Information