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Prevalence, Abuse & Exploitation of Street Children

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Kingdom of Denmark

This thoroughly modern market economy features high-tech agriculture, up-to-date small-scale and corporate industry, extensive government welfare measures, an equitable distribution of income, comfortable living standards, a stable currency, a stable political system, and high dependence on foreign trade. Unemployment is low and capacity constraints limit growth potential. Denmark is a net exporter of food and energy and enjoys a comfortable balance of payments surplus.

A major long-term issue will be the sharp decline in the ratio of workers to retirees. [The World Factbook, U.S.C.I.A. 2009]

Denmark

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Human Rights Reports 2005 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

U.S. Dept of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, March 8, 2006

www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2005/61645.htm

[accessed 1 February 2011]

CHILDREN - The government was strongly committed to children's rights and welfare. Education was compulsory through the ninth grade and free through the university level; school attendance was nearly universal.

Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) - 2001

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, 8 June 2001

www1.umn.edu/humanrts/crc/denmark2001.html

[accessed 1 February 2011]

[32] While the Committee notes that financial and special assistance programs for single parents have been established, including at the municipal level, it remains concerned about the vulnerability of children belonging to single-parent families. Concern is also expressed about the situation of children belonging to ethnic minority families.

Poor Young Alcoholics Left By The Wayside

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The dangerous plight of poor young alcoholics in Denmark: experts say too many die young or languish in hospitals and nursing homes, due to a lack of adequate treatment options.

Size Of The Rough Sleeping Population [PDF]

European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless FEANTSA, "UK rough sleepers strategy - A European report", April 2004

www.feantsa.org/files/social_inclusion/Peer%20Review/EN_PeerReview.pdf

[accessed 7 May 2011]

[page.7] TRANSFERABILITY - SIZE OF THE ROUGH SLEEPING POPULATION - In Ireland and Denmark, the rough sleepers are just a small category of the homeless population.

Developing an Operational Definition of Homelessness [PDF]

Bill Edgar, Henk Meert and Joe Doherty, [European Observatory on Homelessness, "Third Review of Statistics on Homelessness in Europe"], November 2004

www.feantsa.org/files/transnational_reports/EN_StatisticsReview_2004.pdf

[accessed 7 May 2011]

www.feantsaresearch.org/IMG/pdf/2004_third_review_of_statistics.pdf

[accessed 28 November 2016]

[page.24]  OPERATIONAL CATEGORY 7: SUPPORTED ACCOMMODATION

DEFINITION

DENMARK: The statutory framework for supported housing (social assistance legislation 1998) provides for temporary shelter for people with special social problems who are not capable of living on their own and who have need of housing and support.  Two types of accommodation (94 and 91) are included in this category but it is difficult to identify separately. No data identified for this category for admissions or discharges.

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