With children now explicitly included in Goal 1 on ending extreme poverty, this guide aims to support the acceleration towards achieving the SDGs.
For clarity, the guide is organized around a sequence of indicative “Milestones” of child poverty work. While for every country this path is likely to be unique, we hope this approach makes it easy to locate the challenges you face and approaches that could be taken. These Milestones are:
The work was led by UNICEF, but jointly produced with the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty, which allowed us to bring together a wide range of country examples, practical tools, and the latest academic thinking.
While the guide’s primary focus is on Goal 1, it also provides guidance that are useful for other goal areas such as inequality, since child poverty is multidimensional in nature. Some of the cross-sectoral topics include:
Diagnostics, Guidelines, Programming methodologies, Sets of monitoring indicators and indices