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: Michael Feigelson, Executive Director, Bernard van Leer Foundation

Michael Feigelson 2Michael Feigelson, Executive Director of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, speaks about ways to include children in the urban agenda. 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…


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.


“Children and Climate Change”, A Publication by The Future of Children

The Future of Children recently published their Spring 26 Journal entitled, "Children and Climate Change". The issue  outlines how climate change is likely to affect children’s health and wellbeing.

“Parental Participation in Honduran Schools: Understand How and Why Learning Happens”, A Publication by Megan Gavin, PhD

Megan Gavin, a 2014 New School Doctoral Program graduate, recently published Parental Participation in Honduran Schools, which provides a rich description and analysis of the complexities of parental participation in the rural education terrain of Honduras.

“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.