CPAN is currently working on evaluating the key set of policies in the 31 countries with more than 5 million extremely poor people in 2011, that have the potential to get equitable progress underway during the first 5 years. The goal is to contribute to national and international discussions regarding priority actions and practical first steps to ensure that no one gets excluded from the progress toward zero poverty.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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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.
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For Uganda the goal of achieving zero-poverty by 2030 is going to be a lot more intractable than that of “halving” it – the goal for the last 15 years. Accordingly, priority setting for implementation of the SDGs will have to be more focused, tactical and innovative.
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