Category: Child Poverty

As part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), world leaders have committed to end extreme poverty by 2030, and to half the number of children living in poverty in all its dimensions, everywhere. A world in which no child grows up in poverty and every child can fulfill their potential would be a different world. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On October 17, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Coalition to End Child Poverty launched its new website, The Coalition to End Child Poverty is an alliance of over twenty like-minded organizations, including Equity for Children, united in their fight to end child poverty globally. This website will serve as an online home for the Coalition […]
Alberto Minujin, Equity for Children Executive Director, participated in a panel entitled “Child Poverty and Welfare: Comparative Views”, organized by our partner the Comparative Research Center on Poverty (CROP) at the University of Bergen, Norway at the Norwegian Latin America Research Network (NorLARNet) Conference 2016. Poverty and inequality are major impediments to social welfare and development. They tend […]

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