Category: Urban inequalities

This two-day conference, held on September 4 and 5 in Tucuman, Argentina, was organized in partnership with UNICEF and the Argentine Secretariat of Public Management and Planning. The seminar featured a presentation by our Executive Director, Alberto Minujin.   Background Briefing Note (September 4, 2017) Currently, the total global population living in urban areas reaches 54%, […]
  What is equity and why does it matter for children living in poverty? We want to help you in your work to promote equity for children and to enhance children’s rights.   “Approaches to Equity” offers a unique overview of perspectives from leading voices on the topic –international organizations, foundations and research institutions. You […]
The city of Córdoba in Argentina recently carried out its first geo-referenced study to examine the inequality gaps facing children in different residential areas. The report, entitled “Indicators for Assessing Children’s Well-Being in the City of Córdoba,” was produced by Red Ciudadana Nuestra Córdoba and the Arcor Foundation, with technical support from Equity for Children. The study […]
CONTENTS Summaries of Major International Organizations’ Reports Interviews with Senior Staff at Major International Organizations Data Matrix: A Comparison of International Organizations’ Interpretations of Equity at a Glance We have interviewed outstanding leading practitioners and top experts of big international organizations including the World Bank, UNICEF, WHO, Save the Children and various other organizations about […]
This publication was co-authored by Adel Daoud, Elias Nosrati, Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander E. Kentikelenis, Thomas H. Stubbs, and Lawrence P. King. The study adds to the state of the art by analyzing the impact of International Monetary Fund (IMF) programs on children’s health, mediated by their parents’ education. It is the first to combine macrodata and microdata to address this issue […]
One of the main challenges of public policy is to identify and monitor the issues that affect children. While basic information exists, data is rarely contextualized geographically or disaggregated by population groups. This makes it more difficult to develop interventions focused on the most vulnerable sectors and populations. For instance, in most cities further evidence […]
This publication, Addressing Urban Inequities and Childhood: Advancing the Agenda for Children and Cities, is based upon conversations and discussions held at Equity for Children’s April 2016 Urban Inequities and Children Conference at The New School in New York City. During the two-day event, nearly 100 international researchers, government representatives, foundations, advocates and practitioners deliberated about […]
In April 2016, Equity for Children hosted the Urban Inequities and Children Conference. The two-day event addressed challenges to identifying urban childhood inequities and promoted the importance of gathering, measuring and translating evidence into action; including the views and voices of children in the design of cities; and fostering equity for all inhabitants. Over half of the world’s […]

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