“Leaving No Child and No Adolescent Behind” seeks to address the main drivers of poverty, exclusion, urbanization, and violence against children and adolescents and investigates how knowledge, information, data collection, measurement, and monitoring can support strategies and innovations to effectively implement the SDGs by drawing on data and experience from several countries across the world including Bangladesh, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Malawi, MENA countries, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Suriname, and Thailand. As a result, it contributes to revealing the politics of social inclusion, oﬀering policy proposals towards overcoming inequality and exclusion among children and adolescents.
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About the editors
Sudeshna Chatterjee has worked in the international development field for nearly twenty years as a researcher, evaluator, and technical advisor for both non-governmental and UN agencies. She holds an interdisciplinary PhD intersecting policy, planning and design and environmental psychology from North Carolina State University. She is a consultant to UNICEF HQ and co-led the global evaluation of UNICEF’s work on children in cities.
Katie Hodgkinson is a Post-Graduate Researcher at the University of Leeds, working on the Changing the Story project. Her research focuses on arts-based non-formal education programs with young people in post-conflict countries, using a social justice lens to explore the relationship between formal and non-formal education as well as other processes and power dynamics embedded in programs. Katie has previously worked on research projects exploring the social exclusion of vulnerable young people and as part of the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Alliance, funded by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Alberto Minujin is a professor at the Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs at The New School, with a special focus on topics related to social policy and children’s rights. He is the founder of Equity for Children and a member of the Observatory on Latin America at The New School. Minujin was awarded the Argentina Bicentennial Medal in recognition of his contributions to the fields of child rights and social policy. Professor Minujin is the author of many books, articles, and papers about child rights, social policy, and the middle class.