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To develop a new, gender-sensitive measure of multidimensional poverty, we undertook participatory research in Angola, Fiji, Indonesia, Malawi, Mozambique, and the Philippines. Local research teams worked with men and women in poor communities to understand how they viewed poverty and related hardships, to what extent they saw these as gendered, and how they thought deprivation could best be measured. Continue reading

“Gender equality is not just a women’s issue, it is a development issue. Women’s economic empowerment is essential for economic development, growth, and poverty reduction not only because of the income it generates, but also because it helps to break the vicious cycle of poverty.” Continue reading


Advancing Equity for Children: Perspectives from the “Young Lives Study”   IND-SG.18_school girls laughing On November 5th 2014, Equity for Children hosted the U.S launch of the latest findings from Young Lives, the University of Oxford program’s longitudinal study of childhood poverty followed by an vivid panel discussion with top speakers from UNICEF and UNDP and 60 invited students, researchers and practitioners from NGOs and international organizations.   The unique evidence, presented by Young Lives deputy Executive Director Ginny Morrow and senior policy researcher Paul Dornan on the fourth round of results, brought to light major lessons learned about policy and programming in the years to come.
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gmarrowVirginia (Ginny) Morrow is Deputy Director and Senior Research Officer for Young Lives in the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford. She is an expert on ethics and methods of research with children. She is an expert on ethics and methods of research with children. Ginny previously ran the MA in Sociology of Childhood and Children’s Rights at the Institute of Education
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albert coloq UNTREFAs Equity for Children we participate in the conversation and debate on these questions and are active on the debate about limitations to early   childhood care urban policy development. To address some of these issues, we share the main concepts raised in the Colloquium  Care and Childhood: Practices, opportunities and tensions[1].
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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.