Thursday, December 22, 2011

Sharpening the equity focus: selected innovations and lessons learned 2009-2010

The latest UNICEF External compendium Sharpening the equity focus: Selected innovations and lessons learned from UNICEF-assisted programmes 2009-2010  highlights how advocacy work around child poverty and disparities in China led to the incorporation of child poverty as a major issue to address in the 10 year National Rural Poverty Reduction Strategy for 2011-2020. This experience highlights a top-down and bottom-up approach to policy making, where both efforts reinforce each other. UNICEF continues further strengthening of national institutions to ensure successful implementation of the new rural poverty reduction policies.

To read more on the China case and for the full compendium click here