Category: Child Poverty

In November 2015, Equity for Children joined the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty. This Coalition, launched on October 19, 2015, is a group of child focused agencies and research organizations from different countries led by UNICEF and Save the Children. On October 19, the Coalition issued a joint statement underlining that children are much more likely to […]
Equity for Children interviewed Sheridan Bartlett, Co-Editor of Environment and Urbanization, about the links between climate change, cities and youth engagement. In this interview, Bartlett highlights the importance of sustainability in efforts to promote youth engagement as well as the need to create spaces where young people’s voices can be heard and taken seriously. Watch […]
This past week Equity for Children co-hosted in partnership with the UN Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) the official children and youth forum for the UN Sustainable Development Summit, the “Children and Youth Hub 2015”, at The New School with the support of The New School’s Graduate Program for International Affairs. The Hub was attended by 100 youth […]
Equity for Children recently established a new partnership with the Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA), a global partnership program within The World Bank Group. GPSA supports civil society and governments as they work together to solve critical governance challenges in developing countries. Equity for Children was featured as a new Global Partner in the GPSA April […]
Alejandro Acosta explains why he believes that “inequity” and “inequality” are social constructions and why it is vital to understand how internationally construed power relationships come into play regarding these matters. He further goes on to elaborate the necessity of looking at the consequences of not only best practices but those of bad practices too in […]
The 2013 Edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America presents ECLAC official measurements for the analysis of income poverty and seeks fresh approaches to poverty and well-being, placing special emphasis on multidimensional approaches. These approaches are exploratory and therefore not comprehensive. They have nevertheless been tackled in this year’s edition of Social Panorama because […]
Nicholas Alipui, Director of Programmes, emphasizes how an equity focus and human rights go hand in hand in programming: UNICEF’s equity approach is the most practical “expression” of a human rights approach to programming for children. In very personal words he talks about his experience and global challenges for UNICEF. Interview conducted in April 2013 […]
Alberto Cimadamore shares his comments and reflections on the upcoming International Seminar to be held in Mexico City, Mexico on February 19-21, 2014. The seminar entitled, “Child Poverty, Public Policy and Democracy,” will be presented in a framework of global academic discussion aimed at developing key inputs for impacting public policy. Alberto Cimadamore is Scientific […]

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