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Community matters: fulfilling learning potentials for young men and women
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
The scale of the youth illiteracy problem calls for critical and targeted responses. It is important to help young people in developing countries gain basic literacy skills so that they can contribute to the development of productive,...
Youth matters: equipping vulnerable young people with literacy and life skills
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
Young people who have never been to school or those who have dropped out (or been “pushed out”) are among the most vulnerable. Being excluded from basic education puts a wide range of opportunities beyond their reach. ...
Quality matters: improving the status of literacy teaching personnel
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
If governments are serious about empowering their citizens to become agents of positive social and economic change, they need to make the quality provision of basic literacy skills a priority. As teaching personnel are vital to ensuri...
Parents’ perspectives on quality of schooling in Andhra Pradesh, India
V. Morrow; E. Wilson / Young Lives, 2014
The post-MDG development agenda recognises that simply getting children enrolled in school does not equate with better learning outcomes for children. This paper is based on analysis of in-depth interviews with parents of child...
School-related gender-based violence in the Asia-Pacific region
UNESCO Bangkok, 2014
For some children in Asia-Pacific, particularly girls, the mere walk to school is menacing and comes with the daily threat of violence. Once at school, they might also be subject to physical, psychosocial and sexual abuse – bull...
Social Panorama of Latin America 2013
United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014
This edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America discusses poverty from different angles, and in particular from amultidimensional perspective. This approach enables detailed analysis not only of the magnitude of poverty, but also...
Not made by Chidren - a toolkit for understanding the realities, responses and responsibilities of stakeholders in the garment supply chain
Global March Against Child Labour, 2014
This Toolkit is designed with the intent to present the conceptual, factual and actual understanding of child labour in a simple, short and systematic manner. The toolkit is also designed to suit differential requirements of various s...
Tackling child domestic labour and protecting young domestic workers: a global resource manual
Global March Against Child Labour, 2014
The Resource Manual is a comprehensive document on the issue of engagement of children in domestic work that is intended to provide support to organisations ranging from trade unions, child rights organisations and others to take acti...
HIV/AIDS among youth in urban informal (slum) settlements in Kenya: what are the correlates of and motivations for HIV testing?
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011
Although HIV counseling and testing (HCT) is widely considered an integral component of HIV prevention and treatment strategies, few studies have examined HCT behavior among youth in sub-Saharan Africa - a group at substantial risk fo...
Predictors of adolescent weight status and central obesity in rural South Africa
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011
In South Africa, high levels of overweight/obesity have been documented among adults. There is also some evidence of high levels of overweight/obesity in children and adolescents. This study aims to investigate predictors of ad...
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Community matters: fulfilling learning potentials for young men and women
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
The scale of the youth illiteracy problem calls for critical and targeted responses. It is important to help young people in developing countries gain basic literacy skills so that they can contribute to the development of productive,...
Youth matters: equipping vulnerable young people with literacy and life skills
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
Young people who have never been to school or those who have dropped out (or been “pushed out”) are among the most vulnerable. Being excluded from basic education puts a wide range of opportunities beyond their reach. ...
Quality matters: improving the status of literacy teaching personnel
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2013
If governments are serious about empowering their citizens to become agents of positive social and economic change, they need to make the quality provision of basic literacy skills a priority. As teaching personnel are vital to ensuri...
Parents’ perspectives on quality of schooling in Andhra Pradesh, India
V. Morrow; E. Wilson / Young Lives, 2014
The post-MDG development agenda recognises that simply getting children enrolled in school does not equate with better learning outcomes for children. This paper is based on analysis of in-depth interviews with parents of child...
School-related gender-based violence in the Asia-Pacific region
UNESCO Bangkok, 2014
For some children in Asia-Pacific, particularly girls, the mere walk to school is menacing and comes with the daily threat of violence. Once at school, they might also be subject to physical, psychosocial and sexual abuse – bull...
Social Panorama of Latin America 2013
United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2014
This edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America discusses poverty from different angles, and in particular from amultidimensional perspective. This approach enables detailed analysis not only of the magnitude of poverty, but also...
Not made by Chidren - a toolkit for understanding the realities, responses and responsibilities of stakeholders in the garment supply chain
Global March Against Child Labour, 2014
This Toolkit is designed with the intent to present the conceptual, factual and actual understanding of child labour in a simple, short and systematic manner. The toolkit is also designed to suit differential requirements of various s...
Tackling child domestic labour and protecting young domestic workers: a global resource manual
Global March Against Child Labour, 2014
The Resource Manual is a comprehensive document on the issue of engagement of children in domestic work that is intended to provide support to organisations ranging from trade unions, child rights organisations and others to take acti...
HIV/AIDS among youth in urban informal (slum) settlements in Kenya: what are the correlates of and motivations for HIV testing?
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011
How have Latin American countries been using Environmental Impact Assessments in order to build more sustainable extractive industries? A focus on Peru provides some interesting lessons. Is it possible to develop extractive ind...
Predictors of adolescent weight status and central obesity in rural South Africa
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011
In South Africa, high levels of overweight/obesity have been documented among adults. There is also some evidence of high levels of overweight/obesity in children and adolescents. This study aims to investigate predictors of ad...
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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...
Global Health Promotion
Global Health Promotion, is the official publication of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE). It is a multilingual journal, which publishes authoritative peer-reviewed articles and practical information for a world-wide audience of professionals interested in health promotion and health education. The title was formerly known as Promotion & Education.
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