Program: Children's Rights

Professor Minujin spoke on a panel entitled “Children in cities in the Latin America and Caribbean region: beyond the average”, organized by UNICEF at Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development on October 19, 2016 in Quito, Ecuador. Event details: Children in cities in the Latin America and Caribbean region: beyond the average Room […]
On September 21, 2016, Equity for Children partner, ChildFund Alliance launched “Toward a Safe World for Children: Child-Friendly Accountability and SDG Target 16.2,” an initiative that will work with and empower children to hold governments and local leaders accountable to their obligations to end all violence against children, as per Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 16.2. Child-friendly accountability is the ability […]
Dear friends, Equity for Children’s approach consistently promotes and supports actions to improve the wellbeing of the most marginalized children, young people and their caregivers, particularly in urban settings. This month: We launch our five key recommendations to address inequities in cities. These recommendations seek to integrate child voices and needs in the urban agenda and emerged over two days in conversations […]
Our Children’s Trust has officially released a “how-to” manual: Youth Climate Action Now! How to Start a YouCAN Chapter in your Community. The YouCAN (Youth Climate Action Now) Manual can be downloaded here. The manual is the culmination of experiences gained and lessons learned through Our Children’s Trust’s work on the inaugural YouCAN Campaign; a successful campaign that resulted in […]
Dear friends, Equity for Children will host a two-day conference, “Urban Inequities and Children”, on April 28-29, 2016,  examining key issues of child poverty and inequality in cities, including urban design and municipal action. The two-day event will feature an open forum, “Addressing Urban Inequities in Childhood”, on April 28 at 4:30pm and a closed, smaller session on April 29 with high-level, topical […]
Dear friends, “To really find solutions that work for the poorest children, we have to include them.” David Anthony, Chief, Sustainability and Policy Action Unit, UNICEF On April 28 and 29, Equity for Children in partnership with the Center for New York City Affairs hosted a two-day conference entitled Urban Inequities and Children at The New School, with speakers and participants […]
On April 28 and 29, 2016, Equity for Children held the “Urban Inequities and Children” conference at The New School, in partnership with the Center for New York City Affairs.[1]  High level researchers, local government representatives, multilateral agency directors, and foundation representatives from more than 10 countries discussed how to improve public policy and urban design […]

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