On the evening of 29th November, Professor Kate Pickett gave the second Annual Richard Wilkinson Lecture at UCL in central London. Her topic was Failing The Future: Childhood in an Unequal World. In a wide-ranging and fascinating presentation, Kate presented a vast array of evidence that showed how children are adversely affected by growing up in very unequal societies, such as the UK, compared to growing up in more equal societies.

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