Equity for Children initiated the"Approaches to Equity" study in 2013 to investigate views about the concept of equity by leaders of international organizations, foundations and research institutions. By analyzing key institutional reports and conducting interviews with senior-level professionals of international organizations as well as researchers and foundations, the findings set the stage for a common understanding of equity and contain recommendations for policy makers, practitioners and researchers. Read more…
Equity for Children examines the most controversial issues of financing for development and critical agreements needed to reach all children by 2030. Read more..
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Free Arts NYC’s Parent and Children Together with Art (PACT) Early Years is a program where families use art-making to enhance communication and problem-solving skills. Read more…
On June 10 and 11, 2015, Equity for Children presented the results of its urban social inequity project, respectively, in Cali and Manizales, Colombia, to local government officials and the Colombian press.
On June 12 each year, local and international organizations send out a call to raise awareness about the fight against child labor. The persistence of child labor is rooted in poverty and lack of decent work for adults, lack of social protection, and a failure to ensure that all children are attending school through to the legal minimum age for admission to employment.
Equity for Children Associate Director, Beatrice Mauger, participated in the Global Partnership for Social Accountability's Global Partners 2015 Forum on May 12-13, 2015 at World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. GPSA is a global partnership program within The World Bank Group.
A working paper by Prof. Jonathan Fox (American University) explores the distinction between tactical and strategic approaches to the promotion of citizen voice to contribute to improved public sector performance. Policy discussion of social accountability initiatives has increasingly focused on questions about their tangible development impacts. The empirical evidence is mixed.
Equity for Children recently established a new partnership with the Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA), a global partnership program within The World Bank Group. GPSA supports civil society and governments as they work together to solve critical governance challenges in developing countries.
This month the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) launched Data for Development: A Needs Assessment for SDG Monitoring and Statistical Capacity Development during the World Bank & IMF Spring Meetings as well as a revised version of its report, Financing Sustainable Development: Implementing the SDGs through Effective Investment Strategies and Partnerships, following public consultation.