Category: Child Poverty

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 […]
In this EFC Talks, we speak to Jessica Espey, Senior Research and Policy Advisor at Save the Children UK. Jessica elaborates on the importance of equity for children and discusses her professional responsibilities, which help attain equity and equality for children. She also reflects upon the importance of the post-2015 Millennium Development Goal (MDG) dialogue and […]
An interactive website for comparative data on child rights related laws and public policies Children’s Chances (, launched in February 2013 by the World Policy Analysis Centre, is a comprehensive online database based on the Jody Heymann’s most recent publication, “Children’s Chances: How Countries Can Move from Surviving to Thriving” (2013). The website contains never-before-available […]
Children represent more than one third of the world’s total population and nearly half of the population in the least developed countries. In the developing world, most of the poor are children. They are massive victims of war, social and family violence. They are orphaned by HIV/AIDS, sexually exploited and raped. They do not have […]
Available for Download: Factual clarification note and chapters 4 and 5 It has been brought to our attention that the recently published ‘Global Child Poverty and Well-Being’ (Minujin & Nandy, 2012) has opened a discussion regarding factual clarifications on measuring child poverty. A note has been prepared by Sabina Alkire and Jose Manuel Roche, both contributors to […]
With each global initiative launched to improve children’s lives, it becomes clearer that the promotion of equality and reduction of disparities among children hold a key to the success of these efforts. Ensuring equality is essential in waging the global campaign to fulfil children’s rights, reduce poverty and meet the human development goals established at […]
Robbie Gilligan, the President of Childwatch International Research Network, discusses the work of the Network and its partners, and the importance of sharing ideas and conducting research to generate new knowledge and insight in the field of child rights and child protection. Professor Robbie Gilligan is Head of the School of Social Work and […]
A Select Annotated Bibliography with special reference to irreversibilities associated with poor nutrition, health and education. It forms part of the third phase (2005-2010) of work of the Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC), which is structured around three distinct themes that will be carefully sequenced and closely integrated: thematic research, policy analysis, and policy engagement. In […]
The Children, Youth and the Environment journal, Vol. 19, No.2 (2009) published by the University of Colorado, Boulder is now available online. This special issue contains results form the 2008 GPIA-UNICEF conference, Rethinking Poverty: Making Policies That Work for Children. It includes articles on the identification and measurement of child poverty, the impact of environments […]

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