Category: Urban inequalities

In 2021, Equity for Children hosted a series of webinars from Latin America entitled “Children and COVID-19”, which discussed the approximately 150 million children who were plunged into multidimensional poverty during the pandemic. The events were organized in partnership with The Arcor Foundation, The Institute of Collective Health of the University of Lanus, Argentina (ISCo/UNLa) […]
The role of child-sensitive social protection in the sustainable andresilient recovery from COVID-19. The event will facilitate an engaging debate around Child-Sensitive Social Protection (CSSP) and engage children and young people in the discussion. Child poverty has sky-rocketed as a result of COVID-19, inflicting devastating damage on children’s development and undermining the realization of their […]
On this World Health Day 2021, we still find ourselves facing the global COVID 19 pandemic. There have been approximately 131,487,572 confirmed cases and 2,857,702 reported deaths worldwide.  In comparison to last year’s World Health Day 2020, which took place during the most prominent months of COVID 19, there’s a breakthrough in 2021. Advancements of […]
Equity for Children has stepped up on many fronts to address the way in which COVID-19 impacts children in poverty. Most recently: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Ambassadors and State Representatives from around the world viewed an Equity for Children In First Person video at the United Nations.  Our latest webinar, Opening Schools for All Children: Covid-19, Equity and Educational […]
Introduction In the world of Covid-19 2020, remote education is the most viable strategy for schooling. During the first few months of the year, a state of sanitary emergency was declared throughout most of Latin America. Classes were suspended, without accurate predictions as to how long the suspension would last. The halt in the educational system […]
According to a United Nations report, women and girls perform 12 billion hours of unpaid care work around the world every day – three times more than men. In some communities, women spend 14 hours a day cooking, cleaning, fetching wood and water and caring for children and the elderly.  Gross Domestic Product does not […]

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