Program: Approaches to Equity

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 […]
Nearly 300 people in Latin America and the U.S. participated in the ARCOR Foundation’s and Equity for Children’s 2nd webinar about Covid-19 and its effects, “Childcare, Health and Equity”, to stimulate debate about policies guaranteeing the rights of children. The event was broadcast live on Equity for Children’s YouTube channel, which can be accessed here. […]
Asked by Kids: Covid-19 is an educational children’s coloring book (for children aged 5-10 yrs old) with an interactive narrative, giving important facts about the Covid-19 virus. With schools being closed and children being taught at home, activities that are both educational and entertaining for children will be a useful tool for parents to navigate […]
Background In this article, we analyze how homeschooling and remote education highlight inequality. We look at the educational implications of the Covid-19 pandemic in Latin America and recommend thoughts and actions to lessen the adverse effects on children and adolescents. The quarantine adopted in many countries affected by Covid-19 has forced families to seclude themselves […]
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 […]
Equity for Children shared its expertise about urban inequities affecting children at an invitation-only conference and workshop jointly organized by UNICEF and UN-Habitat, entitled “Strengthening Data and Research for Children in Urban Settings”.  Global university and research center experts met in Florence to discuss how to fill data gaps and strengthen available evidence based on […]

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