Ethnic minority poverty warning

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has warned that the Welsh Government's Tackling Poverty Plan is unlikely to succeed if it overlooks the specific needs of different ethnic groups living in poverty.

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Poverty report shows 'difficulty of day-to-day life'

A study into ethnic groups in poverty in Wales shows the choices of those in those groups were often limited and influenced by health and skills, gender roles and resources that could help them escape from poverty.

"This report shows the difficulty of day-to-day life for different ethnic groups living in poverty in Wales. There were barriers experienced by all the families, such as the slim prospect of progression in the jobs market."

– Helen Barnard, Policy and Research Manager at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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