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    During the second semester of 2018, Equidad para la Infancia, Equity for Children’s, Latin America section, will carry out a series of webinars (in Spanish) on how childhood wellbeing can serve as an indicator of the quality of life in local contexts. Based on the studies performed in various Latin American cities by […]
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, where nearly 100 international researchers, government representatives, foundations, advocates and practitioners deliberated about underlying local […]
This brief proposes that:   Services to children and their families need to take a holistic view of the child’s relationships with family, extended family, neighbors and government agencies Improved communication between child advocates, families and government agencies is necessary. The current sectors serving lower-income communities operate in a disconnected and complex manner, creating conditions […]
In this article, recently published in Children, Youth and Environments Volume 28, Issue 1, Equity for Children Senior Advisor, Samantha Cocco-Klein and former Associate Director, Beatrice Mauger explore two initiatives, in the U.S. and the Pacific Islands, in which children have held leadership roles on climate change. The authors examine 1) the motivation behind each initiative, and 2) […]
https://soundcloud.com/eq-child/monitoring-public-financing-for-children-in-equatorial-guinea-an-interview-with-equity-for-childrens-ismael-cid-martinez “The good thing about the work we are doing is that there is direct interest by the government to make sure that the project works, comes to fruition, and also informs their budget policies.” -Ismael Cid Martinez Last week we sat down with Ismael Cid Martinez to discuss the collaboration of Equity for Children […]
Our Executive Director, Alberto Minujin, presented a research paper at the conference “Putting Children First: Identifying Solutions and Taking Actions to tackle Poverty and Inequality in Africa” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from October 23 to 25, 2017. This three-day international conference aimed to engage policy makers, practitioners and researchers in identifying solutions for fighting child poverty and […]
Dear Friend, Last week, I gave the keynote address to more than 200 government representatives, policy makers and child poverty experts at UNICEF’s “Conference on Child Poverty in the Middle East and North Africa: From Measurement to Policy Action,” in Rabat, Morocco.  Discussions focused on poverty’s impact on children throughout the region – particularly the most marginalized – emphasizing […]
Dear Friend, Policies and programs that ensure all urban children have access to services allowing them to live rich and fulfilling lives are key to building sustainable societies as cities increasingly expand. Equity for Children recently published original research about the links between equity, child poverty and cities. It’s the beginning of our next Approaches to Equity study and will […]

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