Including Youth and Child Citizens in the Urban Agenda


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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 to ensure quality early childhood development in cities. Read more… 

 

Addressing Urban Inequities in Childhood


First Day PhotoWatch the video of the “Urban Inequities and Children” conference first day open forum at The New School. Read more…

Advancing the Agenda of Children


Day 2 PhotoWatch the  video of the “Urban Inequities and Children” conference second day workshop at The New School. Read more…

Interview with Mariana Alegre, Director, Cómo Vamos Lima


MarianaMariana Alegre, Director of Cómo Vamos Lima, discusses ways to create more inclusive cities and how to leverage data to drive urban policy. Read more…

Interview: Amanda Cronin, iMatter Youth Council Member


Amanda CroninEquity for Children interviewed Amanda Cronin, iMatter Youth Council Member, about her role as a climate change youth activist. Read more…

Schedule


Webinar: “Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies” – July 27, 2016, 11am EDT

Equity for Children Executive Director, Alberto Minujin, will be participating in a webinar in Spanish to present the publication Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies

“Child Poverty and Welfare: Comparative Views” Panel at NorLARNet Conference, 31 Aug – 2 Sept 2016 | Bergen, Norway

Alberto Minujin, Equity for Children Executive Director, will be speaking at a panel entitled "Child Poverty and Welfare: Comparative Views", organized by our partner the Comparative Research Center on Poverty (CROP) at the University of Bergen, Norway. 

“Adolescence, Youth and Gender: Building Knowledge for Change” Conference, 8-9 September 2016, University of Oxford, UK

This two-day international conference, organized by Equity for Children partner Young Lives, will promote dialogue and critical reflection on the latest evidence, current paradigms, concepts and approaches to adolescence, youth and gender in international development and consider the implications for policy and programming.

Specials


“Assessing Sustainable Development Goals from the Standpoint of Equity for Children,” An Article Co-Authored by EFC Executive Director

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 month in the Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy.

“2016 State of the World’s Children Report: A Fair Chance for Every Child”, a recent publication by UNICEF

Every child has the right to a fair chance in life. But around the world, millions of children are trapped in an intergenerational cycle of disadvantage that endangers their futures – and the future of their societies.

“Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies”, A Publication Co-Edited by Equity for Children

The book advances the debate on poverty in Latin America, particularly with regards to childhood and adolescence, within the current global discussions about justice, freedom, citizenship, identity, participation and peace.

Equity for Children is an initiative of the Graduate Program of International Affairs (GPIA) at The New School in New York City. Our organization strives to advance an agenda of social justice, human rights and social equality for children worldwide in order to strengthen children’s well being by diminishing child poverty, marginalization and inequality.