Equity for Children



Equity for Children

Dissemination of tools to address inequalities affecting children.

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Nov'20

World Children’s Day November 20th, 2020

Every November 20th, we come together to celebrate World Children’s Day. This is in commemoration to the UN General Assembly …

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03

Nov'20

Equity for Children’s In First Person Video Presented to United Nations Secretary-General at the High Level Consultation

Equity for Children’s In First Person video of Mrs. Maritza Pfuño Diaz, a Peruvian woman who lives with her two sons and daughter in the most populous district of Lima, put a personal face on the harsh realities that vulnerable families face during Covid-19. Anita Thomas, Chair of the United Nation’s NGO Committee on Financing for Development, said of Equity for Children’s video: “It is amazing how advocacy gets leveraged to a whole different level when Civil Society Organizations come together instead of working in silos.”

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19

Oct'20

International Day of the Eradication of Poverty 2020

Millions of children have been pushed into poverty due to the COVID-19 pandemic – and the poorest are getting poorer. …

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01

Oct'20

At The Bottom Again: Child Wellbeing In The U.S.

The U.S. needs to reduce child poverty and inequality. Fortunately, a plan already exists. Last year, at the request of Congress, the National Academies released a Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty, providing evidence-based steps to halve child poverty in 10 years.

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21

Sep'20

Hidden Impact of Covid-19 on Children and Families

Findings of the global survey Save the Children carried out to understand the true impact that COVID-19 has had on children and …

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14

Sep'20

Opening Schools for All Children: Covid-19, Equity and Educational Policy in Latin America

On August 26, 2020, more than 100 people across North and South America participated in the webinar entitled: Opening our Schools for All Children: Covid-19, Equity and Educational Policy in Latin America. Alberto Minujin, Equity for Children’s Director, emphasized the need for conversation among diverse Latin American countries and regions to design and sustain inclusive policies that are child-centered.

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01

Sep'20

Educational Gaps During the Pandemic: The Persistent Challenge of Access to Learning for All

This article raises issues concerning the future of remote and socially distanced education, proposing strategies to ensure equal, safe access for all children. The Pandemic underscores disparities in the educational system, forcing in-person classroom closure and a continuation of remote learning. Around the world, schools are preparing for a return to classes. The greatest challenge facing schools now is how to ensure that students return to class with access to all necessary learning tools.

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Ago'20

Cuilapa, Guatemala – In First Person

We travel today to Cuilapa, Guatemala. Edith lives with her three daughters, her two sisters, and her mother. Edith’s neighborhood …

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20

Ago'20

Cúcuta, Colombia – In First Person

In the final testimonial of our In First Person series, we return to Cúcuta, Colombia. María Alejandra lives as a …

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