Class: Advocacy

    Equity for Children would like to take a moment in observance of the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression. Following global attention drawn to the heightened impact of armed conflict on children, the UN General Assembly adopted the 51/77 Resolution on the Rights of the Child in 1997. This milestone effort […]
Thank you for joining Equity for Children in observance of the International Day of Families. Following a 1993 UN General Assembly resolution, May 15th has served annually as a day to raise public awareness of the social, economic, and cultural challenges that families confront, particularly in contexts of deprivation. Research, advocacy efforts, and policymaking must […]
Today is Human Right’s Day, which this year marks the 70th anniversary of the UN General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This document affirms the international consensus on the inalienable rights of all humans equally, with no differentiation in these rights or in the tools to protect said rights for reasons […]
On September 19, at Scandinavia House in New York City, Equity for Children joined ChildFund Alliance, a co-member of the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty, as they provided an update on their Child-friendly Accountability initiative one year on. Child-friendly accountability focuses on giving children a voice to identify problems and solutions in their societies. Exactly […]
The 25th Convention of the Mexican Child-Friendly Cities Network (RMCAN) [1], attended by Equidad para la Infancia América Latina, was the setting for the presentation of a number of practical initiatives aimed at improving coordination among various Mexican municipalities, in order to build institutional capacity and strengthen action to safeguard local children’s rights. One of […]
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 […]
In an interview with Equity for Children, Benita Miller, Executive Director of the New York City Children’s Cabinet, discusses the Cabinet’s work, challenges and impact in alleviating the burdens of poverty and inequality for families. Created in 2015, the Cabinet promotes collaboration among city agencies on issues of child safety and wellbeing. It develops opportunities for service providers to leverage each […]

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