Class: Advocacy

The first ever conference on child poverty in the Middle East and North Africa, took place from May 15-17, 2017 in Rabat, Morocco. Hosted by UNICEF, the Moroccan National Observatory for Human Development (ONDH), the Moroccan Ministry of Family, Solidarity, Equality and Social Development, and the Moroccan National Observatory on Child Rights, the conference brought together […]
On March 8, 2017, Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies, edited by Alberto Minujin, Monica Gonzalez Contro and Raul Mercer was published by the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty  (CROP), Columbia University Press and  Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to […]
Executive Director Alberto Minujin presented a report entitled Childhood and Urban Housing Inequality in Eight Latin American Countries as part of a panel organized by UNICEF at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Habitat III, on October 19, 2016. The report is based on recent household surveys carried out in eight countries in Latin America and […]
Watch the Equity for Children interview of Alberto Cimadamore, Scientific Director, Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP), University of Bergen, Norway, discussing takeaways from the Urban Inequities and Children Conference and ways to address child poverty in cities.     Find out more about the Urban Inequities and Children Conference here. Read the Conference Report and its five recommendations […]
In an interview with Equity for Children during the Urban Inequities and Children Conference last April, Mariana Alegre, Director of Cómo Vamos Lima, discussed key challenges in creating more inclusive cities through urban design.  Alegre also highlighted the importance of leveraging evidence to drive urban policy. Watch the interview below: Find out more about the Urban Inequities and Children Conference here. Watch the videos […]
In an interview with Equity for Children, Michael Feigelson, Executive Director of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, discusses ways to include children in the urban agenda and some of the Foundation’s challenges in doing so. Watch the interview below: The Bernard van Leer Foundation works closely with a wide range of innovators and researchers to find better ways to […]

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