Category: Child Poverty

On October 17th, activists, organizations, and 150 children joined to commemorate the 27th International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) at the United Nations in New York. This day centers on the need to uphold the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to affirm that poverty is a violation of human rights that must […]
                                “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? […]
    Equity for Children launched on November 2018, a report that includes, for the first time, non-monetary dimensions to assess child poverty and the wellbeing of children. It was published in partnership with UNICEF, Argentina with two universities. The report reveals that 48 percent of Argentinian children and adolescents are deprived of at least […]
This seminar, organized by Equity for Children (The New School), UNICEF and the Center for Research in Urban Social Policy (Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero, UNTREF), was attended by international and national experts speaking about key recent proposals to measure multidimensional poverty. Methodological specificities, practical experiences, implementation challenges in Latin American countries, and their implications for […]
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 […]

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