Program: Children's Rights

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 […]
Equity for Children Executive Director, Alberto Minujin and Mildred Ferrer, alumna of the Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs at The New School, co-authored “Assessing Sustainable Development Goals from the standpoint of equity for children”, published this July in the Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy. In this article, the authors discuss the challenges of implementing equality and fairness for children […]
  Florencia Lopez Boo, Senior Social Protection Economist, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), co-authored How is Child Care Quality Measured, with Maria Caridad Araujo and Romina Tome. Lopez Boo presented on “Challenges to Implementing Early Childhood Development Initiatives in the Urban Context” at Equity for Children’s April 2016 Urban Inequities and Children Conference. This toolkit is designed to be a […]

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