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Impact of Poverty and Social Exclusion on Children’s Lives and their Well-being and Childwatch International Regional Network Meeting of Central Eastern European Countries

The workshop was a follow-up event of the international workshop “Children’s Experiences with Poverty and Social Exclusion – Challenges for Research and Policies”, which was held in Vienna in June 2007. Its aims were to strengthen the established platform for theoretical-methodological discussions concerning child poverty and social exclusion of children.


The workshop mainly focused on identifying the ways in which poverty and social exclusion affect children’s lives and their well-being, with particular reference to children’s health. The lives of children and their well-being from different perspectives, including their own perceptions and feelings, were the focus of discussion. The general framework of the workshop was rooted in child-centred research and part of the agenda of children’s rights.

Workshop proceedings

Contacts: Daniel Gerbery Email: gerbery [at]

Renate Kraenzl-Nagl Email: kraenzl [at]

The workshop was limited to 25 participants. All participants were expected to take part in the proceedings (in English), by either presenting or discussing papers.

Tags: ["child poverty", "social exclusion", "research and policy", "Central Europe", "Eastern Europe", "workshop"]
Published July 23, 2008 3:14 PM - Last modified Apr. 17, 2013 2:54 PM