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Equity for Children would like to thank you for joining us in recognition of World Refugee Day, an annual observance day that rallies global public support to raise awareness and civic action aimed at addressing the struggles faced by millions of refugees today. This day also serves as a platform for the public to demand […]
Thank you for joining Equity for Children in observance of the International Day of Families. Following a 1993 UN General Assembly resolution, May 15th has served annually as a day to raise public awareness of the social, economic, and cultural challenges that families confront, particularly in contexts of deprivation. Research, advocacy efforts, and policymaking must […]
      Equity For Children wishes you a Happy Earth Day!   This observance day began on April 22nd, 1970, when 20 million Americans protested the negative effects of industrial development as global ecological awareness rose and the impacts of pollutants became more visible to the general public. The event is credited with spurring […]
                                “The fight against extreme poverty and social  exclusion involves many different actors who occupy different yet unequal positions in society.”   -Joseph Wresinski, Founder of ATD Fourth World   What does it feel like to live in poverty? Who has the deepest understanding of poverty? Who can better define it? […]
About the Event Equity for Children, in partnership with ATD 4th World, will host an event to launch the release of the results of the Multi-dimensional Aspects of Poverty (MAP) project. MAP is an international research project that looks at multidimensional poverty from the perspective of those who experience it every day. With people in […]
Harvard Professor Amartya Sen pioneered a philosophic model that measures societal wellbeing, called The Capability Approach. The Capability Approach looks at the substantial freedom of the individual, meaning: enjoying the actual freedom to choose a standard of living rather than another without affecting negatively the freedom of generations to come. This differs significantly from other […]
Thank you for taking the time to Join Equity For Children’s staff in observance of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on January 11th. January is, by Presidential proclamation, designated as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month.  This an opportunity to reflect specifically on what must be done to raise awareness and work towards eradicating […]

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