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child welfare

noun
1.
social work aimed at improving the lives of disadvantaged children.
Origin of child welfare
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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  • This is a measure which should be considered by all those interested in child welfare.

  • Codification of child laws with establishment of child welfare department.

    Cox--The Man Roger W. Babson
  • As they resumed their journey to Salt Lake City, no one in the plane discussed economic conditions or child welfare.

    Gypsy Flight Roy J. Snell
  • Survey has others on child welfare in all its aspects, settlement work, etc.

    The Complete Club Book for Women Caroline French Benton
  • The newly established Ministry of Health has wide schemes for maternity and child welfare.

    Women's Wild Oats C. Gasquoine Hartley

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