Category: Voice & participation

Every November 20th, we come together to celebrate World Children’s Day. This is in commemoration to the UN General Assembly Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959 and the Convention of the Rights of the Child ratified in 1989. These human rights treaties are the most widely ratified in history. These are the […]
“Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond” On Monday, November 2, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Ambassadors and State Representatives from around the world viewed an Equity for Children In First Person video that was presented at a United Nations event entitled: “Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond”. Discussants from civil society organizations met with the UN Secretary-General […]
Lorena, Victor and Gloria’s druthers attend the John Paul I Girl’s Home in Buenaventura, Colombia. The pandemic has brought economic problems to all three families including unemployment. All three parents have difficulties with distance learning. They don’t have internet access and the necessary tools for their daughters to complete their school work. Lorena, Victor, and […]
Date: 8/26/2020 Time: 9:30 AM (NY)   Co-sponsored by The ARCOR Foundation and Equity for Children at The New School, this webinar will address educational priorities and fostering equity for children during the era of Covid-19. After six months of the pandemic’s “new normal”, families and policymakers are struggling with how to re-open educational institutions […]
Angela’s two daughters used to attend the Veracruz Girl’s Home boarding school run by the Congregation of Sisters Little Apostles of Redemption in Bogota. Angela lives with her two daughters, her sister and her sister’s six-month-old baby girl. The quarantine has made it very difficult for Angela to make ends meet for her household, and […]

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