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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...
Helpdesk Report: Behaviour change in under 2’s
C. Sambo / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
This report is on using behaviour change communication to impact positively on caring practices for children under two years of age in India. It has the following sections: Academic Literature Cochrane ...
Helpdesk Report: Child friendly schools and learning outcomes
S. Baxter / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
A rights-based, child-friendly school (CFS) has two basic characteristics: It is a child-seeking and a child-centred school. Above all, it must reflect an environment of good quality characterised by several essential aspects: inclusi...
Helpdesk Report: Fetal health and NCDs
L. Bolton / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
This report gives an overview of the evidence about the relationship between gestational nutrition, and disposal to non communicable diseases. It notes that smaller size at birth appears to be more related to chronic disease when due ...
Helpdesk Report: adolescent reproductive health in Ethiopia
Department for International Development, UK, 2011
Ethiopia is unusual within the region in having very low levels of sex before marriage.  According to the 2005 DHS well over 90% of single women are virgins.  Ensuring the health of adolescent girls is vital to the nation. E...
1 Helpdesk Report: Learning outcomes in Pak i stan
Department for International Development, UK, 2011
Currently only 54% of the population in Pakistan aged 15 or over can read or write (66.25% male and 41.75% female). Of the youth population (15-24 years), the literacy rate (2004-8) is 79% for males and 59% for females. Efforts...
Helpdesk Report: Education and nutrition
Department for International Development, UK, 2011
This Helpdesk paper provides an overview of the evidence on educational outcomes from nutrition and nutritional outcomes from education.  It includes the following sections: effects of intra-uterine growth retardation; low birth-...
Helpdesk Report: Mother tongue education and girls and poor children
C. Holley / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
This review shows that there is evidence that girls, poor and vulnerable children stay in school longer if they are taught first in their mother tongue. Fifty percent of the world’s out-of-school children live in communities whe...
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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...
Helpdesk Report: Behaviour change in under 2’s
C. Sambo / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
This report is on using behaviour change communication to impact positively on caring practices for children under two years of age in India. It has the following sections: Academic Literature Cochrane ...
Helpdesk Report: Child friendly schools and learning outcomes
S. Baxter / Department for International Development, UK, 2010
A rights-based, child-friendly school (CFS) has two basic characteristics: It is a child-seeking and a child-centred school. Above all, it must reflect an environment of good quality characterised by several essential aspects: inclusi...
Helpdesk Report: Fetal health and NCDs
L. Bolton / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
This report gives an overview of the evidence about the relationship between gestational nutrition, and disposal to non communicable diseases. It notes that smaller size at birth appears to be more related to chronic disease when due ...
Helpdesk Report: adolescent reproductive health in Ethiopia
Department for International Development, UK, 2011
Ethiopia is unusual within the region in having very low levels of sex before marriage.  According to the 2005 DHS well over 90% of single women are virgins.  Ensuring the health of adolescent girls is vital to the nation. E...
1 Helpdesk Report: Learning outcomes in Pak i stan
Department for International Development, UK, 2011
Currently only 54% of the population in Pakistan aged 15 or over can read or write (66.25% male and 41.75% female). Of the youth population (15-24 years), the literacy rate (2004-8) is 79% for males and 59% for females. Efforts...
Helpdesk Report: Education and nutrition
Department for International Development, UK, 2011
This Helpdesk paper provides an overview of the evidence on educational outcomes from nutrition and nutritional outcomes from education.  It includes the following sections: effects of intra-uterine growth retardation; low birth-...
Helpdesk Report: Mother tongue education and girls and poor children
C. Holley / Department for International Development, UK, 2011
This review shows that there is evidence that girls, poor and vulnerable children stay in school longer if they are taught first in their mother tongue. Fifty percent of the world’s out-of-school children live in communities whe...
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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
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...
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