Category: Child Poverty

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 […]
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 […]

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