Five Recommendations to Address Inequities in Cities: Integrating Child Voices and Needs in the Urban Agenda

Urban childIn order to address inequities in cities and to activate children’s voices in the urban agenda, Equity for Children proposes five recommendations, which emerged from the discussions and presentations held during the Urban Inequities and Children Conference. Read more…

Addressing Urban Inequities in Childhood and Advancing the Agenda of Children

Conference2Watch the videos of the “Urban Inequities and Children” Conference, including a first day open forum and second day closed workshop. 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…

Climate Change, Children and Poverty: Engaging Children and Youth

CROP Brief 2Children and young people are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Including the voices and needs of children at all levels of decision-making will help create a more sustainable, equitable and resilient society. Read more…

Assessing the Sustainable Development Goals

SDG and children cropEquity for Children Executive Director, Alberto Minujin and Mildred Ferrer, alumna of the Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs at The New School, co-authored an article published this July in the Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy. Read more…


“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 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.

“5th UCLG Congress: World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders”, October 12-15, 2016 | Bogota, Colombia

The 2016 edition of this triennial Summit, “Local Voices for a Better World”, will be held on 12-15 October in Bogotá, Colombia, back-to-back with the Habitat III Conference.


“Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies”, A Publication and Webinar

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.

Youth Climate Action Now! An Our Children’s Trust Manual

Our Children's Trust has officially released a “how-to” manual: Youth Climate Action Now! How to Start a YouCAN Chapter in your Community. The manual is a resource for anyone wishing to launch a similar grassroots campaign anywhere in the U.S.

“Bringing It All Home”, A Report from the Center for New York City Affairs

In 2012, New York City launched one of the country's largest experiments in raising the quality of subsidized family child care. More than three years since the launch of EarlyLearnNYC, the Center for New York City Affairs investigated what has worked and what has not.  

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.