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News IconWebinar reflections: What the Experts Say – Coronavirus and Children: Support for Families

A panel of experts reflected on the global economic crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the potentially dangerous consequences that it will have for the future of children and their families.

News IconNew Podcast: “Investing in Child benefits in a COVID-19 World”

This week, the Pathways’ Perspectives podcast team released their second episode: “Investing in Child Benefits in a COVID-19 World”.   The latest episode of Pathways’ Perspectives: The Podcast features Yolande Wright, Director of Poverty Reduction, Climate Resilience, Gender...

News IconODI discussion argues that “now is the time” for universal child benefits 

The evidence is now clear, and the COVID-19 crisis has only made it more pressing that “now is the time” for universal child benefits – this was the message offered from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) webinar on the subject last week.

News IconA Family Stimulus – Supporting Children, Families and the Economy through the Pandemic 

“The UK has in place one of the least generous social security systems in the developed world” warns report titled: A Family Stimulus: Supporting children, families and the economy through the pandemic recently released by Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) in collaboration with Trades Union Congress (TUC).    

blog iconChild benefits in the US — For children here, there, and everywhere

By Dominic Richardson, David Harris, Shea McClanahan and Ian Orton Imagining a post-post Washington Consensus – child benefits in the US offer hope for bolder action for children around the world As part of recent COVID-19-related legislation, the US Government has committed to provide a quasi-universal child benefit (an affluence-tested...