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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