Why Measuring Child-Level Impacts Can Help Achieve Lasting Economic Change

Sep 19, 2013 | FHI 360

This paper published by FHI 360, Women's Refugee Commission, presents an argument for the systematic monitoring and evaluation of child wellbeing related to economic strengthening efforts. Economic strengthening aims both to address the short-term needs of poor people and to enable entire communities to overcome poverty and live healthy, productive lives. Growing evidence links children’s physical and psychological health with their future economic opportunities and potential.