Putting Children First event calls for action to tackle child poverty

Despite important strides in the fight against poverty over the past two decades, child poverty remains widespread and persistent. A three-day international conference from 23rd to the 25th of October in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, aims to engage policy makers, practitioners and researchers in identifying solutions for fighting child poverty and inequality in Africa, and inspiring action towards change. More detailed information about the themes, key questions to be considered and the conference objectives can be found in the conference concept note: Putting Children First - Concept note.pdf

Call to Action: The conference will conclude with a commitment to action towards fighting child poverty and inequality in Africa. Action steps will be summarised in a Call for Action. To give feedback on the draft Call for Action email Richard Morgan, Co-Chair of the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty: r.morgan@savethechildren.org.uk

Putting Children First - Communique for consultation.pdf

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