California: A leading US state in child poverty

A lack of affordable housing is making it worse as US President Donald Trump's administration aims to slash funding for subsidised housing for the poor.

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    The United Nations says a billion children in the world live in poverty.

    In the United States, California has one of the highest rates of any state. And a lack of affordable housing is making it worse.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from the town of Watsonville, just south of San Francisco.


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