The child-rights perspective in urban development

Urban Issue Paper, Supplement to Sida's policy for urban development / Urban children, especially those affected by poverty or discrimination, are at risk in many ways.The lack of secure functional housing and safe supportive neighbourhood space, as well as the lack of water, sanitation, drainage and waste removal affect children more seriously and in different ways from adults. The paper discusses the importance of involving children in urban development and ways of doing this.