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Inequality of opportunities of educational achievement in Turkey over time
A. Tansel / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This study investigates inequality of opportunity in educational achievements in Turkey over time. For this purpose, the author uses test scores of PISA in mathematics, science and reading achievement of 15-year-olds over the period 2...
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organisation. Within the United States and internationally, AIR: produces improvements in education, health, and the workforce addresses the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities designs and advances statistical and research methods causes pr...
Progress for children: beyond averages - learning from the MDGs
United Nations Children's Fund, 2015
This eleventh edition of Progress for Children is UNICEF’s final report on the child-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It presents latest data that show while the MDGs helped drive tremendous advances in the lives of ...
Child-centred climate resilience: case studies from the Philippines and Vietnam
Plan International, 2015
This report outlines the practical lessons learned by Plan International and Save the Children about child-centred community-based adaptation (CC-CBA) to climate change. It provides a snapshot of work across the Philippines and Vietna...
Can a nuclear deal help Iran’s young labor force?
F. Roudi / Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2015
Iran is poised to reap a vast “demographic dividend” if the appropriate national and international policies are adopted, including a nuclear deal with the P5+1 (five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germa...
How gender shapes adolescence: diverging paths and opportunities
Young Lives, 2015
The effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing gender-based inequalities continues to be undermined by knowledge gaps around the determinants, mechanisms, experiences and outcomes of gender dynamics and discrimination in childhood. I...
Children in Barbados and the eastern Caribbean: child rights - the unfinished agenda
United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
This report provides profile overviews of the socio-economic situation and main issues situation of children in ten Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean. The 10 SIDS are characterised by notable political stab...
Making youth employment policies work
B. Munga; E. Onsomu / Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2015
Government policy and public investment in Kenya has focused disproportionately on formal private sector development and on education that is geared to urban wage employment as a solution to youth unemployment. A closer look at the fi...
Shaping our collective futures: the Africa we want
N Abdulmelik (ed) 2013
In 50 years, what kind of Africa can we envision, and then proceed to achieve? What are the non-negotiables? What agenda will see a true transformation of the world in which we live? What factors will enable us to not simply survive, ...
Confidence, capacity, connections: a young woman's guide to leadership
G Borovsky; S Cherrabi El Alaoui; M Doherty / National Democratic Institute, 2010
Civic and political engagement can be a daunting challenge, particularly for young women. This guide is designed for a wide range of young women, be they a member of an established organisation or association, an aspiring politician, ...
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Inequality of opportunities of educational achievement in Turkey over time
A. Tansel / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
This study investigates inequality of opportunity in educational achievements in Turkey over time. For this purpose, the author uses test scores of PISA in mathematics, science and reading achievement of 15-year-olds over the period 2...
Progress for children: beyond averages - learning from the MDGs
United Nations Children's Fund, 2015
This eleventh edition of Progress for Children is UNICEF’s final report on the child-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It presents latest data that show while the MDGs helped drive tremendous advances in the lives of ...
Child-centred climate resilience: case studies from the Philippines and Vietnam
Plan International, 2015
This report outlines the practical lessons learned by Plan International and Save the Children about child-centred community-based adaptation (CC-CBA) to climate change. It provides a snapshot of work across the Philippines and Vietna...
Can a nuclear deal help Iran’s young labor force?
F. Roudi / Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2015
Iran is poised to reap a vast “demographic dividend” if the appropriate national and international policies are adopted, including a nuclear deal with the P5+1 (five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germa...
How gender shapes adolescence: diverging paths and opportunities
Young Lives, 2015
The effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing gender-based inequalities continues to be undermined by knowledge gaps around the determinants, mechanisms, experiences and outcomes of gender dynamics and discrimination in childhood. I...
Children in Barbados and the eastern Caribbean: child rights - the unfinished agenda
United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
This report provides profile overviews of the socio-economic situation and main issues situation of children in ten Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean. The 10 SIDS are characterised by notable political stab...
Making youth employment policies work
B. Munga; E. Onsomu / Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, 2015
Government policy and public investment in Kenya has focused disproportionately on formal private sector development and on education that is geared to urban wage employment as a solution to youth unemployment. A closer look at the fi...
Shaping our collective futures: the Africa we want
N Abdulmelik (ed) 2013
In 50 years, what kind of Africa can we envision, and then proceed to achieve? What are the non-negotiables? What agenda will see a true transformation of the world in which we live? What factors will enable us to not simply survive, ...
Confidence, capacity, connections: a young woman's guide to leadership
G Borovsky; S Cherrabi El Alaoui; M Doherty / National Democratic Institute, 2010
Civic and political engagement can be a daunting challenge, particularly for young women. This guide is designed for a wide range of young women, be they a member of an established organisation or association, an aspiring politician, ...
Helpdesk Report: Innovations in education systems and delivery
A. Nedelcu / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
There is a significant body of evidence showing the efforts of educational institutes all over the world to innovate their educational systems in order to extend services, improve performance and communication flows, and to reduce cos...
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American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organisation. Within the United States and internationally, AIR: produces improvements in education, health, and the workforce addresses the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities designs and advances statistical and research methods causes pr...
EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD)
EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) is a nonprofit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to empowering women and youth at the community and policy levels in Afghanistan. EPD works to build the capacity of women and youth in order for them to be the front face in presenting their needs in development, peace building and democratic processes of the country. EPD further aims at mass mobilisatio...
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
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