If you’re familiar with Argentinian newspapers, you know that you are likely to find a lot of statements on children and youth issues. While this is a positive fact in the fight to promote child rights, the data available offers many varying figures about identical topics; the information is often inaccurate and misleading.
Misiones Province, Argentina: Monitoring and evaluation of social policies for Children and Adolescents
The Centre for Social Policy for Children and Adolescents in Misiones Province Argentina developed a comprehensive program for monitoring and evaluation. The program, a project carried out by the Provincial Coordination for Interior Social Policy and Development of the Government of the Misiones Province, Argentina, in cooperation with UNICEF, consists of two monitoring systems, a website, a blog, and advocacy material relevant to all the tasks related to social policy, childhood, and adolescence. The project provides a shared space to access information provided by different national sectors and institutions. The objective of the Centre for Social Policy for Children and Adolescents is to enable policymakers, their technical teams, media, families, and society in general, to have tools available to facilitate free access to reliable data presented in a friendly manner. To support its main objectives, the observatory offers reporting and magazines on related topics, some available on their website.