Category: Child Poverty

Equity for Children interviewed Amanda Cronin, iMatter Youth Council Member, about her role as a youth activist. In this interview, Amanda provides advice for young people looking to get involved in the fight against climate change. Watch the interview below:    
Equity for Children co-organized a workshop on Child Poverty and Social Protection in Western and Central Africa on May 23-25 in Abuja, Nigeria, in partnership with UNICEF WCARO (Western and Central Africa Regional Office), CROP, the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). According to a path-breaking study commissioned by UNICEF in 2003, child poverty in […]
The American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) recent policy statement on child poverty encourages pediatricians to tackle “poverty-related disorders” through health screenings and interventions as well as address the “toxic effects of poverty” through program and policy advocacy. The Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity is hosting a national webinar to explore different ways pediatricians can address […]
In November 2015, Equity for Children launched a new programmatic area on Climate Change, Children and Young People. This initiative examines the complex relationship between climate change, inequality and children’s / adolescents’ resilience. Climate change disproportionately affects poor children.  We seek a better understanding of this problem in order to develop solutions. This thematic area provides a […]
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 […]

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