The lead article in this issue is concerned with tackling child poverty. Other topics covered in brief articles include: Economic policy must recognise children; Educating women = healthier children?; Children's issues ignored in Ethiopia's PRSP process; Cash transfers can reduce childhood poverty; Monitoring budgets for child rights; Dynamics of child poverty in the Kyrgyz Republic; Does child labour always undermine education?; and 'High achievers' prioritise social policy.
id21 insights 56, IDS, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, 6 pp.