Damning Report UN Says Germany Failing to Tackle Social Inequalites

A UN committee has sharply criticized Germany's social and education systems, saying the country fails to provide equal opportunities for immigrants and women. It's also not doing enough to help poor children and the elderly, the UN says. But the German government alleges the report isn't based on facts.
A child in Wetzlar, western Germany, receiving a free meal from a church charity.

A child in Wetzlar, western Germany, receiving a free meal from a church charity.

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cro -- with wire reports