Rome, May 28 – How can we tolerate that a million Italian children are in absolute poverty and another million live in relative poverty? For poverty does not just mean that educational and / or cultural, but also the purely material related to meals, sports activities, the opportunity to live in decent houses and equipped with heating. In particular, the parameters that are used to define the type of material deprivation are (lack of clothes, toys and food) and immaterial (chance to celebrate the birthday or make at least a week’s holiday a year) and count, for example, also the space to be able to study at home. The discomfort results in the first instance in the ‘ early school leavers and in the South it affects 2-3% of children: an average considered unprecedented in the European camp.
The recent Istat report has devoted attention to the phenomenon, pointing in the minors the subject in terms of poverty and deprivation has paid the highest price of the crisis, worse even than the elderly. The relative poverty rate that between ’97 and 2011 for minors had fluctuated around values of 11-12%, was above 15% in 2012 and reached 19% in 2014 . And the trend continues to grow. If this sad phenomenon work alongside the collapse of births that recorded in 2015, the birth rate more ‘low Unita’ d’Italy, the picture is complete.
What is most striking is the silence of the media, the traditional political parties, NGOs, even the Pope on the phenomenon, and the tendency to hide it under the rug: it is much easier to play the part of “solidarity and welcoming” with whom arrives from outside on a barge with whom, however, is the son of their land and should, logically, be considered your proximus . Moreover, the Italian Government stands out in Europe for another peculiarity: no political family support, no help to population growth policy , any kind of intervention to the material hardships and educational for young Italians .
Once there l ‘ Opera Motherhood and Childhood , created in 1925 under fascism, which protected state funded education, assistance and even millions of Italian children’s holiday. Today the Italian children die of starvation, uneducated and marginalized because they have to make room for new low-cost imported slaves from Asia and Africa. This is called the extermination of a people.