Category: Child Poverty

Learn about Vanessa Kamashara’s experience as a refugee in The Congo. Vanessa expresses her thoughts about ways she and her peers can help end childhood poverty and improve child well-being. Click here to find out more about the UN Annual Winter Youth Assembly.  
In an interview with Equity for Children, Benita Miller, Executive Director of the New York City Children’s Cabinet, discusses the Cabinet’s work, challenges and impact in alleviating the burdens of poverty and inequality for families. Created in 2015, the Cabinet promotes collaboration among city agencies on issues of child safety and wellbeing. It develops opportunities for service providers to leverage each […]
The first ever conference on child poverty in the Middle East and North Africa, took place from May 15-17, 2017 in Rabat, Morocco. Hosted by UNICEF, the Moroccan National Observatory for Human Development (ONDH), the Moroccan Ministry of Family, Solidarity, Equality and Social Development, and the Moroccan National Observatory on Child Rights, the conference brought together […]
On Thursday, February 2, 2017, Equity for Children Associate Director, Beatrice Mauger, participated in a workshop entitled #ENDchildpoverty, at the 19th Annual Winter Youth Assembly, a three day event from February 1-3 that brought together young leaders, government representatives, and civil society organizations at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event was organized by the Global […]
Watch the Equity for Children interview of Alberto Cimadamore, Scientific Director, Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), University of Bergen, Norway, discussing takeaways from the Urban Inequities and Children Conference and ways to address child poverty in cities.     Find out more about the Urban Inequities and Children Conference here. Read the Conference Report and its five recommendations […]
Executive Director Alberto Minujin presented a report entitled Childhood and Urban Housing Inequality in Eight Latin American Countries as part of a panel organized by UNICEF at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Habitat III, on October 19, 2016. The report is based on recent household surveys carried out in eight countries in Latin America and […]

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