Program: Approaches to Equity

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 […]
Introduction Equity for Children initiated the Approaches to Equity study in 2013 to investigate views about the concept of equity by leaders of international organizations, foundations and research institutions. By analyzing key institutional reports and conducting interviews with senior level professionals of international organizations as well as researchers and foundations, the findings set the stage […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Thursday, February 2, 2017, Equity for Children Associate Director, Beatrice Mauger, participated in a workshop entitled #ENDchildpoverty, at the 19th Annual Winter Youth Assembly, a three day event from February 1-3 that brought together young leaders, government representatives, and civil society organizations at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event was organized by the Global […]

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