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Impact Initiative
The Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID): the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research and the Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Rese...
Protecting women’s and children’s health from a changing climate
International Union of Nutritional Sciences 2016
Climate change increases challenges to women'??s and children'??s health. There is more likelihood of women and children suffering and dying from problems such as diarrhoea, undernutrition, malaria, and from the harmful effects of ext...
Child centred community resiliance: final evaluation of the Bangladesh Child Resilience Project
C.L. Sterrett / Save the Children [Sweden] 2015
For communities at risk from shocks, stresses and uncertainty, building resilience is an essential yet challenging development process. It r equires working on multiple fronts to: reduce people's exposure and vulnerability; build thei...
Case study: child centered climate change adaptation (4CA) in the Pacific Islands
S. Cocco-Klein / Equity for Children 2015
The ‘Child-Centered Climate Change Adaptation (4CA)’ Program supported communities in six Pacific Island Countries to adapt to the risks and challenges of climate change. The program’s focus, unique to the r...
Equity for Children
Equity for Children is an initiative of the Studley Graduate Program of International Affairs (SGPIA) at The New School in New York City. Our organization strives to advance an agenda of social justice, human rights and social equality for children worldwide in order to strengthen children’s well being by diminishing child poverty, marginalization and inequality.
Does less engaged mean less empowered? Political participation lags among African youth, especially women
Afrobarometer 2016
The African Union (AU) Assembly declared 2009 - 2018 the "??African Youth Decade"?? and released an action plan to promote youth empowerment and develo pment throughout the continent, including by raising young citizensâ?? repre...
Children’s mobility in Ghana: An overview of methods and findings from the Ghana research study
Gina Porter; Kate Hampshire; Albert Abane / Society, Biology and Human Affairs 2011
This paper is part of a collection forming A Special Issue, which covers selected themes from a larger project on child mobility in Ghana, Malawi and South Africa. The themes are those which individual members of the Ghana research te...
A Moving Issue: Children and young people’s transport and mobility constraints in Africa
Kate Czuczman (ed) / International Forum for Rural Transport and Development 2010
Children and young people are rarely at the forefront of transport studies, despite the fact that their ability to access health and educational facilities is crucial to the achievement of internatioanl development goals. To address t...
Adolescent girls in Egypt
2016
Girls under age 20—around 19 million of them—make up one-fifth of Egypt’s population.1 In 2015, about 8 million of these girls were adolescents between ages 10 and 19. According to the latest projections from the United...
Climate change, children and poverty: engaging children and youth in policy debate and action
B. Mauger; A. Minujin; S. Cocco-Klein / Comparative Research Programme on Poverty 2016
Children’s vulnerability to climate change can be understood as an intersection of three axes. The first is exposure; the extent to which children live in a physical location that is vulnerable to drought, floods, extreme weather...
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Protecting women’s and children’s health from a changing climate
International Union of Nutritional Sciences 2016
Climate change increases challenges to women'??s and children'??s health. There is more likelihood of women and children suffering and dying from problems such as diarrhoea, undernutrition, malaria, and from the harmful effects of ext...
Child centred community resiliance: final evaluation of the Bangladesh Child Resilience Project
C.L. Sterrett / Save the Children [Sweden] 2015
For communities at risk from shocks, stresses and uncertainty, building resilience is an essential yet challenging development process. It r equires working on multiple fronts to: reduce people's exposure and vulnerability; build thei...
Case study: child centered climate change adaptation (4CA) in the Pacific Islands
S. Cocco-Klein / Equity for Children 2015
The ‘Child-Centered Climate Change Adaptation (4CA)’ Program supported communities in six Pacific Island Countries to adapt to the risks and challenges of climate change. The program’s focus, unique to the r...
Does less engaged mean less empowered? Political participation lags among African youth, especially women
Afrobarometer 2016
The African Union (AU) Assembly declared 2009 - 2018 the "??African Youth Decade"?? and released an action plan to promote youth empowerment and develo pment throughout the continent, including by raising young citizensâ?? repre...
Children’s mobility in Ghana: An overview of methods and findings from the Ghana research study
Gina Porter; Kate Hampshire; Albert Abane / Society, Biology and Human Affairs 2011
This paper is part of a collection forming A Special Issue, which covers selected themes from a larger project on child mobility in Ghana, Malawi and South Africa. The themes are those which individual members of the Ghana research te...
A Moving Issue: Children and young people’s transport and mobility constraints in Africa
Kate Czuczman (ed) / International Forum for Rural Transport and Development 2010
Children and young people are rarely at the forefront of transport studies, despite the fact that their ability to access health and educational facilities is crucial to the achievement of internatioanl development goals. To address t...
Adolescent girls in Egypt
2016
Girls under age 20—around 19 million of them—make up one-fifth of Egypt’s population.1 In 2015, about 8 million of these girls were adolescents between ages 10 and 19. According to the latest projections from the United...
Climate change, children and poverty: engaging children and youth in policy debate and action
B. Mauger; A. Minujin; S. Cocco-Klein / Comparative Research Programme on Poverty 2016
Children’s vulnerability to climate change can be understood as an intersection of three axes. The first is exposure; the extent to which children live in a physical location that is vulnerable to drought, floods, extreme weather...
The state of the World's children 2016: a fair chance for every child
United Nations Children's Fund 2016
Every child has the right to health, education and protection, and every society has a stake in expanding children’s opportunities in life. Yet, around the world, millions of children are denied a fair chance for no reason other ...
Gender matters: overcoming gender-related barriers to prevent new HIV infections among children and keep their mothers alive
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2016
Studies indicate that harmful gender norms and practices, cultural perceptions and beliefs surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and a distrust of health-care services all can pose barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. In particul...
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Impact Initiative
The Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID): the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research and the Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Rese...
Equity for Children
Equity for Children is an initiative of the Studley Graduate Program of International Affairs (SGPIA) at The New School in New York City. Our organization strives to advance an agenda of social justice, human rights and social equality for children worldwide in order to strengthen children’s well being by diminishing child poverty, marginalization and inequality.
Youth Empowerment Alliance (YEA)
The Youth Empowerment Alliance, Inc. (YEA) is an international NGO focused on the creation, implementation and advisement of global projects that enhance the lives of children. Established in 1999 as a United States-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, YEA has earned an international reputation for its creative approach to solving societ...
POPPOV / Population and Poverty Research Network
The PopPov network is a group of academic researchers, funders, and other stakeholders from around the globe that is interested in how population dynamics (population growth, decline, aging, etc.,) impact economic outcomes. The network is most interested in how population policies can be used for poverty reduction at the household level and economic growth at the country/state level. Th...
KidsRights Foundation
KidsRights promotes the wellbeing of very vulnerable children across the world and advocates the realisation of their rights.
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...
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