SDG #1: Child Poverty must be at the centre of the debate

On Friday 18 November, the Impact Initiative at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty are hosting the Global Coalition Child Poverty Research Day in the aim to explore the main policy areas which need to be addressed in order to drastically reduce child poverty. 

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Leaving no adolescent behind requires policy coherence

Poverty exacerbates the risk of exclusion of adolescents through stigma, poor access to services and lack of social networks. By promoting societies in which no adolescent is left behind and moreover in which adolescents are allowed to thrive, we can help prevent the transmission of poverty to the next generation of children. 

Photo Credit: Ricci CoughlanDFID

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'Adolescent Transitions’ - Adolescent Poverty and the SDGs

Adolescence is a time of change: between the age of 10 and 19, individuals are vulnerable to social exclusion based on differences in gender, location, ethnicity, sexuality and many other aspects. On the 27th of April 2016, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) hosted a roundtable discussion on ‘Adolescent Transitions’, within the framework of the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty to discuss a forthcoming brief by the Global Coalition focused on Adolescent Transitions, Child Poverty and the SDGs.

Photo Credit: CPAN

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