Launch of the “Approaches to Equity” Report


Conceptions of Equity

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…
 

“Keeping Track of New York City’s Children” Report Launch


CCC Photo 2Equity for Children attended the launch of the eleventh edition of the Keeping Track of New York City’s Children report, by the Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York.  Read more…

Save the Children’s “The Lottery of Birth” Co-Author José Manuel Roche Interviewed


Jose Manuel Roche

Pursuant to the presentation of “The Lottery of Birth” at The New School in March 2015, Equity for Children interviewed José Manuel Roche, one of the report’s lead authors. Read more…

 

 

Monitoring Social Inequities in Colombia: Presentation of Report Findings


Como Vamos 2

Equity for Children, in partnership with Cómo Vamos and Fundación Corona, is working to analyze and compare early childhood quality of life in different neighborhoods of Bogotá, Manizales, Cali and Bucamaranga in Colombia with the goal of obtaining data to support better policies that guarantee childhood rights. Read more…

Child Sensitive Accountability and the Post-2015 Agenda UN Side Event


Child sensitive accountability

On May 22, 2015, Equity for Children attended the "Child sensitive accountability and the post-2015 agenda" side event during the Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda held at the United Nations. Read more…

Schedule


Equity for Children Presentation of Urban Social Inequities Evaluation Findings

On June 10 and 11, 2015, Equity for Children will be presenting the results of its urban social inequity project, respectively, in Cali and Manizales, Colombia, to local government officials and the Colombian press. 

World Day Against Child Labor – June 12

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 is Participating in the Global Partners 2015 Forum

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.

Specials


Social Accountability: What Does the Evidence Really Say? A working paper by Prof. Jonathan Fox (American University)

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 Featured as a Global Partner of the Global Partnership for Social Accountability, A World Bank Program

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. 

New Reports for the Post-2015 Agenda, Published by SDSN

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. 

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.