Published on June 11, 2015
In an interview published by the Colombian newspaper La República, GPIA part-time faculty and Equity for Children Executive Director, Alberto Minujin speaks about a recent project, conducted by Equity for Children in partnership with Cómo Vamos and Fundación Corona, to analyze and compare early childhood quality of life in different neighborhoods of four Colombian cities. The goal of the initiative is to obtain data to support better policies that guarantee childhood rights. Read the interview in Spanish here. Learn more about the project here.
In its first phase, the project focused on the age range of infants to five-year-olds. Future phases will expand the population studied to children of all ages across additional cities in Latin America.
On June 9, Professor Minujin, on behalf of Equity for Children, presented the results of the project to national level government officials in Bogotá, Colombia. On June 10 and 11, results were presented respectively in Cali and Manizales, Colombia, to local government officials and the Colombian press.
Professor Minujin teaches “Children, Rights, Poverty, Equality” and “Evaluating Development Impact” at the Milano School in the Spring semester. He also runs the International Summer Field Program (IFP) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is the Executive Director of Equity for Children, an impact driven advocacy and social change initiative at the Milano School focused on children’s rights and wellbeing.