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This two-day conference, held on September 4 and 5 in Tucuman, Argentina, was organized in partnership with UNICEF and the Argentine Secretariat of Public Management and Planning. The seminar featured a presentation by our Executive Director, Alberto Minujin.   Background Briefing Note (September 4, 2017) Currently, the total global population living in urban areas reaches 54%, […]
This seminar, organized by Equity for Children (The New School), UNICEF and the Center for Research in Urban Social Policy (Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero, UNTREF), was attended by international and national experts speaking about key recent proposals to measure multidimensional poverty. Methodological specificities, practical experiences, implementation challenges in Latin American countries, and their implications for […]
  What is equity and why does it matter for children living in poverty? We want to help you in your work to promote equity for children and to enhance children’s rights.   “Approaches to Equity” offers a unique overview of perspectives from leading voices on the topic –international organizations, foundations and research institutions. You […]
This publication was co-authored by Adel Daoud, Elias Nosrati, Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander E. Kentikelenis, Thomas H. Stubbs, and Lawrence P. King. The study adds to the state of the art by analyzing the impact of International Monetary Fund (IMF) programs on children’s health, mediated by their parents’ education. It is the first to combine macrodata and microdata to address this issue […]
One of the main challenges of public policy is to identify and monitor the issues that affect children. While basic information exists, data is rarely contextualized geographically or disaggregated by population groups. This makes it more difficult to develop interventions focused on the most vulnerable sectors and populations. For instance, in most cities further evidence […]
Dear Friend, Equity for Children continues its focus on improving the wellbeing of the most disadvantaged children, particularly those living in cities, as 2016 draws to a close. In New York, we co-sponsored an event on November 22, Growing Up NYC: Policy Framework, with the Center for New York City Affairs. The framework comprehensively addresses children’s development from […]
Dear Friend, I am excited to announce the launch of Equity for Children’s new, streamlined website, providing improved access to our articles, tools and programs! Visit  www.equityforchildren.org to read about our most recent work and explore our resources.  For new followers, don’t forget to check out what we do, our programs and    our publications. For Spanish and Portuguese speakers, I […]
On March 8, 2017, Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies, edited by Alberto Minujin, Monica Gonzalez Contro and Raul Mercer was published by the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty  (CROP), Columbia University Press and  Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. This book highlights current debates about concepts, methods, and policies related to […]

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