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Do dreams come true? Aspirations and educational attainments of Ethiopian boys and girls
Young Lives 2016
Most economic decisions that individuals take are forward-looking and are therefore shaped by the desire or ambition to achieve a goal. And yet, little is known about how aspirations shape decision-making. This paper partially address...
Do boys eat better than girls in India?
Young Lives 2016
This paper examines gender inequalities in the quality of children’s diet, as defined by dietary diversity, among children growing up in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Dietary diversity is a fundamental aspect of good nutrition: a...
Early child marriages in Haryana
Society for Participatory Research in Asia 2016
In India, child marriage has been practiced for centuries. The problem of child marriages in India is a complex one because of the interplay of religious traditions, social practices, economic factors and blind beliefs. There are vari...
Minimum marriage age laws and the prevalence of child marriage and adolescent birth: evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
2015
The relationship of national laws that prohibit child marriage with the prevalence of child marriage and adolescent birth is not well understood. Data from Demographic and Health Surveys and from the Child Marriage Database cre...
Gender, Age and Migration: An extended briefing
J. Birchall / BRIDGE 2016
In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of th...
A review of children’s participation in disaster risk reduction
C. Muzenda-Mudavanhu / Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies 2016
Children are often excluded from disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities, yet they are one of the most vulnerable groups to disasters. As a result, they experience physical, psychological and educational vulnerabilities. There is lac...
From insult to inclusion: Asia-Pacific report on school bullying, violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity
UNESCO Bangkok 2016
This report present a comprehensive regional review focusing specifically on the issue of bullying, violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression (SOGIE). The report details the extent of th...
Engagement in parenting programmes: exploring facilitators of and barriers to participation
I. Wessels; S. Lester; C.L. Ward / Institute for Security Studies 2016
The large-scale delivery of evidence-based parenting programmes is key to nation building in South africa. in order to achieve change, parents must participate in these programmes.  This policy brief aims to contribute to an unde...
Transformative social protection programming for children and their carers: a gender perspective
R. Sabates-Wheeler; K. Roelen / Gender and Development 2011
In recent years, social protection has gained substantial attention as a long-term development measure for its potential to address poverty and other forms of vulnerability. Despite this growing popularity, social protection is also b...
World social protection report: building economic recovery, inclusive development, and social justice
International Labour Organization 2014
This ILO World Social Protection Report provides a global overview of the organisation of the world’s social protection systems for 2014/2015. The report takes its point of departure in the global inequities in the provision of ...
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Do dreams come true? Aspirations and educational attainments of Ethiopian boys and girls
Young Lives 2016
Most economic decisions that individuals take are forward-looking and are therefore shaped by the desire or ambition to achieve a goal. And yet, little is known about how aspirations shape decision-making. This paper partially address...
Do boys eat better than girls in India?
Young Lives 2016
This paper examines gender inequalities in the quality of children’s diet, as defined by dietary diversity, among children growing up in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Dietary diversity is a fundamental aspect of good nutrition: a...
Early child marriages in Haryana
Society for Participatory Research in Asia 2016
In India, child marriage has been practiced for centuries. The problem of child marriages in India is a complex one because of the interplay of religious traditions, social practices, economic factors and blind beliefs. There are vari...
Minimum marriage age laws and the prevalence of child marriage and adolescent birth: evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
2015
The relationship of national laws that prohibit child marriage with the prevalence of child marriage and adolescent birth is not well understood. Data from Demographic and Health Surveys and from the Child Marriage Database cre...
Gender, Age and Migration: An extended briefing
J. Birchall / BRIDGE 2016
In many parts of the world, migration has replaced fertility and mortality as the leading agent of demographic change. A person’s gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, sexuality and health or disability shape every stage of th...
A review of children’s participation in disaster risk reduction
C. Muzenda-Mudavanhu / Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies 2016
Children are often excluded from disaster risk reduction (DRR) activities, yet they are one of the most vulnerable groups to disasters. As a result, they experience physical, psychological and educational vulnerabilities. There is lac...
From insult to inclusion: Asia-Pacific report on school bullying, violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity
UNESCO Bangkok 2016
This report present a comprehensive regional review focusing specifically on the issue of bullying, violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression (SOGIE). The report details the extent of th...
Engagement in parenting programmes: exploring facilitators of and barriers to participation
I. Wessels; S. Lester; C.L. Ward / Institute for Security Studies 2016
The large-scale delivery of evidence-based parenting programmes is key to nation building in South africa. in order to achieve change, parents must participate in these programmes.  This policy brief aims to contribute to an unde...
Transformative social protection programming for children and their carers: a gender perspective
R. Sabates-Wheeler; K. Roelen / Gender and Development 2011
In recent years, social protection has gained substantial attention as a long-term development measure for its potential to address poverty and other forms of vulnerability. Despite this growing popularity, social protection is also b...
World social protection report: building economic recovery, inclusive development, and social justice
International Labour Organization 2014
This ILO World Social Protection Report provides a global overview of the organisation of the world’s social protection systems for 2014/2015. The report takes its point of departure in the global inequities in the provision of ...
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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...
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...
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