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welfare work

n.
Organized efforts by a community, organization, or agency to improve the socioeconomic conditions of disadvantaged groups in society.

welfare worker n.

wel′fare work`


n.
the efforts or programs of a community or a public or private agency to improve the living conditions of needy persons.
[1905–10]
wel′fare work`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.welfare work - an organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society
work - activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
social work - any of various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of children
casework - close sociological study of a maladjusted person or family for diagnosis and treatment
Translations

welfare work

nassistenza sociale
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Under Section 42 of the Border Force Act, Australian health-care professionals, teachers and welfare workers have now been denied the ability to fulfil their duty of care to report incidents of abuse and of inadequate or unfair treatment of asylum seekers detained in immigration detention.
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