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I would like to share an exciting call for submission to a conference in India next year: 21st IPA Triennial World Conference on Play and Resilience. If you have an interest in play, childhood development, child rights or resilience-building which is critical to the future of our planet this conference is a must. Find out more […]
Thank you for taking a moment to join Equity for Children in observance of National Freedom Day. This day commemorates February 1st, 1865, when Abraham Lincoln signed the document which would later become known as the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, outlawing slavery. This observance day was established and first celebrated by the National […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A panel of renowned experts including Equity for Children’s Executive Director, Alberto Minujin, gathered in Sao Paulo, Brazil to discuss the challenges of a holistic approach to family therapy.   The X Jornada Paulista on Family Therapy opened with a panel composed by Alberto Minujin, Expert on Child Poverty and Inequality, Lia Baptista Carvalho, […]
Thank you for joining Equity for Children in observance of the International Day of Families. Following a 1993 UN General Assembly resolution, May 15th has served annually as a day to raise public awareness of the social, economic, and cultural challenges that families confront, particularly in contexts of deprivation. Research, advocacy efforts, and policymaking must […]
      Equity For Children wishes you a Happy Earth Day!   This observance day began on April 22nd, 1970, when 20 million Americans protested the negative effects of industrial development as global ecological awareness rose and the impacts of pollutants became more visible to the general public. The event is credited with spurring […]
About the Event Equity for Children, in partnership with ATD 4th World, will host an event to launch the release of the results of the Multi-dimensional Aspects of Poverty (MAP) project. MAP is an international research project that looks at multidimensional poverty from the perspective of those who experience it every day. With people in […]
Harvard Professor Amartya Sen pioneered a philosophic model that measures societal wellbeing, called The Capability Approach. The Capability Approach looks at the substantial freedom of the individual, meaning: enjoying the actual freedom to choose a standard of living rather than another without affecting negatively the freedom of generations to come. This differs significantly from other […]
About a hundred child advocates, field experts, scholars, and graduate students met at The New School on October 11th for a profound and relevant discussion about inequalities affecting children and adolescents living in poverty. The conversation was situated within the context of the Sustainable Development Goals and demonstrated the paramount importance of placing children first […]

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