The focus of the inequality debate seems to be more and more on economic growth without acknowledging that human development is a prerequisite for poverty reduction. Also, human development is a basic human right.▶
We may need a new development model, one that puts greater emphasis on culture and social exclusion, Tanja Van de Linde argues.▶
Tanja works with Plan Netherlands, as Senior Advisor Child Rights. She has twenty years of professional experience in diverse challenging positions with the United Nations, private foundations and international NGOs, focusing on early childhood development, basic education and child rights programs.