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UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence. And we never give up.

Dec 24, 2019

UNICEF's 10-part special podcast series on "The Future of Childhood" - to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

In this episode, Sarah Crowe, speaks to Lawrence Aber on child development

Professor Aber, an internationally recognized scholar for his research on children and poverty, joined the Steinhardt faculty as Professor of Applied Psychology and Public Policy in 2004. His work, which centers on social, emotional, motivational, and behavioral development of high-risk children and youth, integrates basic and applied research with public policy.

Aber has examined the effects of family and neighborhood poverty, exposure to violence, abuse and neglect, and parental psychopathology on child and youth development.