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Cameroon and Children and young people

Cameroon
  • Capital: Yaoundé
  • Population: 19294149
  • Size: 475440.0 Km2

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The BLDS children & young people collection
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Children Malnutrition and Horizontal Inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa:A Focus on Contrasting Domestic Trajectories
V. Garcia / United Nations Development Programme, 2012
The positive trend observed in recent accelerated economic growth in sub-Saharan African countries represents a huge opportunity to foster sustainable development, This paper contributes to the literature by providing a more accurate ...
Changing Patterns of Access to Education in Anglophone and Francophone Countries in Sub Saharan Africa: Is Education for All Pro-Poor?
K.M. Lewin / Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2011
This paper explores patterns of growth in participation in six Anglophone and seven Francophone countries in SSA with Universal Primary Education programmes. The results show that progress has been patchy and sometimes disappointing. ...
A policy guide to ending girl child marriage
International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2007
Girls who marry as children (younger than 18 years of age) are often more susceptible to the health risks associated with early sexual initiation and childbearing, including HIV and obstetric fistula. Lacking status and power, these g...
The role of young people in tackling corruption in Cameroon
J.B. Azapmo / Eldis Document Store, 2007
This essay discusses the problem of corruption in Cameroon. The author argues that corruption can be tackled by strengthening the consciousness of young people through education. The paper points to various examples of corrupti...
Girls' education essential for well-being of the country
Save the Children Fund, 2005
This report argues that girls’ education is essential to ensure a more healthy and prosperous future for all children and for countries as a whole. The study shows which countries are succeeding and which are failing to make prog...
Varying economic indicators influence assessments of poor-rich inequalities
T. A. J. Houweling; A. E. Kunst; J. P. Mackenbach / BioMed Central, 2003
This study, published by BioMed Central, compares the impact of four different wealth indices on the measurement of health inequality among children in developing countries. The study uses the World Bank Asset Index and three other in...
Marketing good sexual health practices to young people in Cameroon, Madagascar, and Rwanda
J. Neukom; L. Ashford / Population Services International, 2003
This paper reports on a study that created and implemented youth-oriented programmes in Cameroon, Madagascar and Rwanda to prevent unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV/AIDS, among 15-to-24-year-olds...
Social marketing for young people's sexual health - what works?
Population Services International, 2000
This report, produced by Population Services International (PSI), describes a project that tested the impact of youth-oriented social marketing techniques on adolescent sexual and reproductive health. Interventions and communications ...
Combatting child trafficking in West Africa
UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2002
This study examines policy responses and programming trends to combat the growing spectre of child trafficking. Focus is directed towards policy trends in eight countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d ’Ivoire, Gabo...
Dualistic sector choice and female labour supply : evidence from formal and informal sectors in Cameroon
Gauthier Lanot; Christophe Muller / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1997
In developing countries, labour supply and activity choices are distorted by the existence of labour market imperfections restricting the entry in the activity sectors or rationing the worked hours. The presence of decreasing returns ...
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