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  As this year marks the 60th anniversary of the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child, as well as the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), we wish to highlight an important element of child well-being raised in both documents, and recognize the right of the child […]
                                “The fight against extreme poverty and social  exclusion involves many different actors who occupy different yet unequal positions in society.”   -Joseph Wresinski, Founder of ATD Fourth World   What does it feel like to live in poverty? Who has the deepest understanding of poverty? Who can better define it? […]
Thank you for taking the time to Join Equity For Children’s staff in observance of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on January 11th. January is, by Presidential proclamation, designated as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month.  This an opportunity to reflect specifically on what must be done to raise awareness and work towards eradicating […]
Today is Human Right’s Day, which this year marks the 70th anniversary of the UN General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This document affirms the international consensus on the inalienable rights of all humans equally, with no differentiation in these rights or in the tools to protect said rights for reasons […]
    Equity for Children launched on November 2018, a report that includes, for the first time, non-monetary dimensions to assess child poverty and the wellbeing of children. It was published in partnership with UNICEF, Argentina with two universities. The report reveals that 48 percent of Argentinian children and adolescents are deprived of at least […]
On November 20th, 1989 the UN General Assembly (Resolution 44/25) adopted both the Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention was ratified by 196 UN Member States, making it the international treaty with the widest consensus. The Convention is an international treaty, therefore it […]

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