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Beware of the echo: the impending return of demographic pressures in Egypt
C. Krafft; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
For many years, Egypt experienced substantial demographic pressures on its education system and labour market. This paper discusses potential reasons for these increasing pressures, with a focus on the currently growing young adult po...
Child Marriage in South Asia
Center for Food Safety, 2013
Child marriage is a human rights crisis occurring on an alarming scale in South Asia. South Asia accounts for almost half of all child marriages that occur globally. Child marriage does not constitute a single rights violation; rather...
The challenges of climate change: children on the front line
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2014
This report seeks to broaden and deepen understanding of child rights dimensions in the climate change discourse. The report argues that due to the accelerating global threats to children there is an urgent need to incorporate ...
Status of action against commercial exploitation of children: Nigeria
End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes, 2014
This report focuses on the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) in Nigeria. It provides a comprehensive baseline of information on various manifestations of CSEC in the country, as well as an assessment of the achievement...
Trends in enrollment, graduation and staffing of science and technology education in Nigeria tertiary institutions: a gender participation perspective
H. O. Aderemi; O. M. Hassan / Academic Journals, 2013
There is little empirical data on gender participation in science and technology (S&T) education in Nigeria. This study examines the enrolment, graduation and staffing pattern of men and women in S&T fields in tertiary institu...
Socio-Economic Development and the Girl-Child Education: a Look at Jos North Local Government, Plateau State
E. N. O. Collins 2014
The problem of girl child education in Nigeria’s Jos North Local Government Area has socio-economic aspects related to traditional gender roles. The research presented in this article examines girl child education and its impact...
Adolescent girls in Northern Nigeria: financial inclusion and entrepreneurship opportunities profile
2013
Globally, adolescent girls are often marginalised and disengaged from both local and national decision-making, leaving them isolated and powerless to affect change. Without opportunities, girls are more vulnerable to becoming disillus...
Safe spaces prototyping: a human-centered design approach
2014
Emerging from a human-centered project involving 32 girl co-designers in Nigeria, this guidebook for prototyping the establishment of safe spaces for women and girls began by listening to the girls and some of the people in their live...
Maimuna’s story, Nigeria
2013
In this article, Girl Child Concerns, an arm of the organisation, Girls Not Brides, shares this heart-warming testimonial of a young Nigerian girl, Maimuna. Child marriage is commonplace in Maimuna’s village in Northe...
Unaccompanied alien children: potential factors contributing to recent immigration
Federation of American Scientists, 2014
In the past several years, and in the past year in particular, the number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) seeking to enter the United States along the U.S.-Mexico border has surged to unusually high levels. This surge is driven ...
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Beware of the echo: the impending return of demographic pressures in Egypt
C. Krafft; R. Assaad / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
For many years, Egypt experienced substantial demographic pressures on its education system and labour market. This paper discusses potential reasons for these increasing pressures, with a focus on the currently growing young adult po...
Child Marriage in South Asia
Center for Food Safety, 2013
Child marriage is a human rights crisis occurring on an alarming scale in South Asia. South Asia accounts for almost half of all child marriages that occur globally. Child marriage does not constitute a single rights violation; rather...
The challenges of climate change: children on the front line
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2014
This report seeks to broaden and deepen understanding of child rights dimensions in the climate change discourse. The report argues that due to the accelerating global threats to children there is an urgent need to incorporate ...
Status of action against commercial exploitation of children: Nigeria
End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes, 2014
This report focuses on the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) in Nigeria. It provides a comprehensive baseline of information on various manifestations of CSEC in the country, as well as an assessment of the achievement...
Trends in enrollment, graduation and staffing of science and technology education in Nigeria tertiary institutions: a gender participation perspective
H. O. Aderemi; O. M. Hassan / Academic Journals, 2013
There is little empirical data on gender participation in science and technology (S&T) education in Nigeria. This study examines the enrolment, graduation and staffing pattern of men and women in S&T fields in tertiary institu...
Socio-Economic Development and the Girl-Child Education: a Look at Jos North Local Government, Plateau State
E. N. O. Collins 2014
The problem of girl child education in Nigeria’s Jos North Local Government Area has socio-economic aspects related to traditional gender roles. The research presented in this article examines girl child education and its impact...
Adolescent girls in Northern Nigeria: financial inclusion and entrepreneurship opportunities profile
2013
Globally, adolescent girls are often marginalised and disengaged from both local and national decision-making, leaving them isolated and powerless to affect change. Without opportunities, girls are more vulnerable to becoming disillus...
Safe spaces prototyping: a human-centered design approach
2014
Emerging from a human-centered project involving 32 girl co-designers in Nigeria, this guidebook for prototyping the establishment of safe spaces for women and girls began by listening to the girls and some of the people in their live...
Maimuna’s story, Nigeria
2013
In this article, Girl Child Concerns, an arm of the organisation, Girls Not Brides, shares this heart-warming testimonial of a young Nigerian girl, Maimuna. Child marriage is commonplace in Maimuna’s village in Northe...
Unaccompanied alien children: potential factors contributing to recent immigration
Federation of American Scientists, 2014
In the past several years, and in the past year in particular, the number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) seeking to enter the United States along the U.S.-Mexico border has surged to unusually high levels. This surge is driven ...
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Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF)
The Government of Zanzibar have launched a new innovative Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme on Wednesday May 28 in collaboration with the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) and Table for Two to feed over 5000 school children, whilst simultaneously supporting local smallholder farmers by sourcing their produce for the school meals.
Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is composed of volunteer grandmothers and grand-others from across Canada. It acts as a Canadian voice for Africa’s sub-Saharan grandmothers who are caring for AIDS-orphaned children, and works for changes in Canadian policies to improve their quality of life.
United Nations Children Fund, Nutrition (UNICEF Nutrition)
UNICEF is a key partner in the major global initiative called the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement. In addition, UNICEF is committed both to working in and convening partnership across all sectors of society with governments, UN organizations, the private sector and civil society. UNICEF is committed to scaling up and sustaining coverage of its current high-impact nutrition interventions in...
Global Unification the Gambia (GU)
Global Unification The Gambia (GU) is a chapter of Global Unification International (GUI) in Australia. It is a youth-led research and development, non-political, non-religious, tax exempted charitable, association established in 2006 at the University of the Gambia. In partnership with relevant institutions, its mission is to provide education, skills and strengthen the capacity of yo...
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
The Child Poverty Action Group was formed in 1994 out of deep concern for the rising level of poverty in New Zealand and its effects on children. CPAG works to produce evidence about the causes and effects of poverty on children and their families. It examines how Government policies affect children and families. CPAG publishes reports, makes submissions and conducts small-scale researc...
Earth Child Institute (ECI)
Earth Child Institute is committed to combating climate change, deforestation and water scarcity. By investing in hands-on environment and educational projects with and for children, both in and out of schools. Its goal is to engage with and support empowerment of the world’s 2.2 billion people under the age of 18 to plant trees, ensure access to safe water, sanitation, clean energy and nutr...
Kenya Community Support Center (KECOSCE)
The Kenya Community Support Center (KECOSCE) was founded in 2006 and has been working in the coastal region of Kenya.  It was established to address democratic governance, socio?economic and youth concerns with a focus on the coast of Kenya.
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
Multidisciplinary research institute on development economics
Countdown to 2015
The Countdown to 2015 Initiative tracks coverage levels for health interventions proven to reduce maternal, newborn and child mortality.It calls on governments and development partners to be accountable, identifies knowledge gaps and proposes new actions to reach Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5, to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health. The Countdown Initiative is a supra-institu...
UNICEF Bangladesh
The UNICEF Bangladesh country office work in partnership with government ministries, non-government organisations, UN agencies and a wide range of donors in order to solve the problems facing children in Bangladesh. Specifically, UNICEF Bangladesh works on: education health and nutrition protection...
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