Program: Children's Rights

  What is equity and why does it matter for children living in poverty? We want to help you in your work to promote equity for children and to enhance children’s rights.   “Approaches to Equity” offers a unique overview of perspectives from leading voices on the topic –international organizations, foundations and research institutions. You […]
This publication was co-authored by Adel Daoud, Elias Nosrati, Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander E. Kentikelenis, Thomas H. Stubbs, and Lawrence P. King. The study adds to the state of the art by analyzing the impact of International Monetary Fund (IMF) programs on children’s health, mediated by their parents’ education. It is the first to combine macrodata and microdata to address this issue […]
This publication, Addressing Urban Inequities and Childhood: Advancing the Agenda for Children and Cities, is based upon conversations and discussions held at Equity for Children’s April 2016 Urban Inequities and Children Conference at The New School in New York City. During the two-day event, nearly 100 international researchers, government representatives, foundations, advocates and practitioners deliberated about […]
This report from our Coalition to End Child Poverty Partner, Save the Children, takes a look into the lives of children living in poverty in key countries around the world, highlighting what drives child poverty and why it persists, even in some of the world’s richest economies. Children around the world speak movingly about the pain they feel […]
On November 10, 2016, Equity for Children Executive Director Alberto Minujin will give the keynote address for the Second Latin American Biennial on Childhood and Youth: Democratic Change, Social Justice and Peace Processes.  This Biennial, which will take place from November 7 to 11, 2016, is led by the University of Manizales, the Centre International Foundation for Education and […]
Dear Friends, Two weeks ago I was excited to present a recent report about Childhood and Urban Housing Inequality on a panel organized by UNICEF at Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, in Quito, Ecuador. My presentation gave special emphasis to Equity for Children’s five recommendations to eliminate inequities in cities, such as improving dialogue between decision-makers at various levels […]
Dear Friends, This month, I am very happy to announce the release of our Urban Inequities and Children Conference Report, including five recommendations to eliminate inequities for children in cities. The report addresses challenges facing urban children and suggests tangible ways to reframe the conversation to include children as stakeholders in the urban agenda. Watch a short video interview of […]

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