Equity for Children: Book Launch of ‘Global Child Poverty and Well-Being,’ April 16, 2012

Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will be speaking on a panel to discuss child well-being in the United States, the topic of MOA’s contributed chapter to the newly published Global Child Poverty and Well-Being. MOA’s chapter is entitled “Child Well-being in the US: Proposal for the Development of a ‘Tot’s Index’ Using the Human Development Conceptual Framework.”

The volume is edited by Alberto Minujin and Shailen Nandy, and published by Policy Press, University of Bristol, U.K. The book’s ultimate objective is to promote and influence policy, action and the research agenda to address the issues of global child poverty, marginalization and inequality.


Equity for Children at The New School is convening the panel of child well-being experts to celebrate the launch of Global Child Poverty & Well-Being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action.

Monday, 16 April 2012
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Reception to Follow

Orozco Room
66 West 11th Street, 7th floor
The New School
(enter at 66 West 12th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues)



Dr. Michael Cohen – Director, Graduate Program in International Affairs, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy, The New School


Richard R. Buery, Jr. – President and CEO, The Children’s Aid Society
Solrun Engilbertsdottir – Policy Analyst, Division of Policy and Strategy, UNICEF
Kristen Lewis – Co-Director, Measure of America of the Social Science Research Council
Alberto Minujin – Professor, Graduate Program in International Affairs, Director, Equity for Children, The New School


Sanjay Reddy – Associate Professor of Economics, The New School for Social Research
Christian Salazar – Deputy Director, Programme Division, UNICEF

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