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Understanding, Measuring And Monitoring Children’s Welfare: An Action Plan With “The Smile”

This project has received funding from the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI) and the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT), under grant agreement No. 1926.

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In this research project, an initial indicator of child welfare (well-being) or its opposite child poverty is being used, which has already been stated by the scientific coordinator of the project. This indicator will be developed, finalized and compared with other relevant indicators that record child welfare (well-being) and will be implemented in schools of Attica region. The participant - user is the “The Smile of the Child”, which has confirmed in writing its intention to cooperate and will help to focus on necessary information for the study of child welfare. An analysis of the results will be held, which will formulate specific proposals for economic and social policy, mitigation of child poverty and enhancing the welfare of children in Greece.

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Scientific Coordinator

Dr. Eirini Leriou is the Principal Investigator, Scientific Coordinator and the Manager of the Project.

Dr. Leriou has had a standing interest in children’s welfare. She is a new scientist, at the forefront of understanding and addressing the deterioration of child welfare in Greece, since the beginning of the crisis.

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