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A survey of 1, extremely poor families in Boston, Chicago, and San Antonio found that teenagers go without food twice as often as their younger brothers and sisters. The studynewly published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, dives into patterns of food allocation in extremely disadvantaged families and illustrates how limited food gets divvied up between children. And according to a report by the Urban Institute and Feeding America, an estimated 6.
A few years back, Susan J. Popkin was investigating sexual-health interventions in public housing in Washington D. The veteran housing and poverty researcher got wind of stories from parents that some teenagers in the community were essentially trading sex for food.
Teenagers as young as 13 all too often play an active role in feeding their families, many taking jobs when they can or selling their possessions to help raise money for food, researchers found in a detailed look at hunger among adolescents. In extreme cases, teens resorted to crime and sexual favors in exchange for nourishment. The report, published Monday, is from the Urban Institute, an economic and social policy research group, and Feeding America, a national network of food banks. It is based on interviews of teenagers in 20 focus groups across the country.
Many kids rely on school for food their families can't afford. Two reports suggest one group is falling through the cracks: teens. Dogged by hunger, teens may try a wide range of strategies to get by.
Washington is where Congress passes bills, tourists visit the White House and Donald Trump stars in a daily political soap opera. But DC — the District of Columbia, in which the city sits — is where more thanpeople live. People go to work, families share meals and children go to school.
Stephanie C. For many young people, the toughest choice they will ever have to make about food is what to eat at home or what to choose from a menu. But for Texas high schoolers Tamiya, Juliana, Trisha, Cara and Kristen, the choices they have to make about food are more difficult.
Many low-income U. An estimated 6. This is according to a new report released earlier this month by the Urban Institute research group in collaboration with Feeding America, a nonprofit hunger organization.
Read the related handout. The most risky behaviors are by no means typical of all teens, even in the most distressed communities, but they illustrate the lengths to which some of the most desperate and food-insecure teens are willing to go to survive. An estimated 6.