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Ecuador and Children and young people

  • Capital: Quito
  • Population: 14790608
  • Size: 283560.0 Km2

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Mapping child malnutrition in Ecuador: a canton level analysis
B. Lorge Rogers; J. Wirth; K. Macías / Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 2007
The Government of Ecuador has made a commitment to eradicating childhood hunger, and is presently undertaking steps to develop policies and programmes to achieve that goal. This paper argues that the first step toward realising the go...
Relatively modest cash transfers to poor women leads to substantial improvements in child health
C. Paxson; N. Schady / World Bank, 2007
This World Bank paper examines how a government-run cash transfer programme targeted to poor mothers in rural Ecuador influenced the health and development of their children. Unlike other transfer programmes that have been implemented...
How does the work of boys and girls differ in the Latin America and Caribbean region?
L. Guarcello; B. Henschel; S. Lyon; F. Rosati; C. Valdivia / Understanding Children’s Work (UCW) Programme, 2006
This study examines the child labour phenomenon in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region from a gender perspective. It represents part of a broader effort to improve understanding of how child labour differs by sex, and to ensu...
Youth in organised armed violence
L. Dowdney / Children and youth in Organised Armed Violence, 2005
This study identifies a number of regions affected by children and youth in organised armed violence (COAV), exploring causes and trends of the problem as well as suggesting policy oriented guidelines for policy makers within the inte...
An analysis of social, ethnic, and regional determinants of child health in the Andes
C. Larrea; P. Montalvo; A.M. Ricaurte / Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, 2004
The authors suggest that child malnutrition severely jeopardises, reduces or impairs prospects for productive social participation in adulthood. The authors propose that it is a major hindrance to human development (defined as a proce...
Situation analysis of girl child labour in agriculture, domestic work and sexual exploitation
International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2004
This study analyses the situation of girl child labour in three areas: agriculture, domestic work and sexual exploitation. Through a series of Rapid Assessments in the Philippines, Ghana and Ecuador, the study presents the following: ...
Comparative analysis of girl child labour in agriculture, domestic work and sexual exploitation
U. Murray / International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2004
This study is a comparative analysis of gender sensitive assessments undertaken in the Ghana, Ecuador and the Philippines focusing on agriculture, domestic labour and prostitution. It analyses underlying factors of gender disparities ...
Importance of a gender perspective in understanding child labour
T. Kolomiyets / International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2004
This report provides an analysis of child labour disaggregated by sex. It reviews existing child labour data, specifically from a gender perspective, and provides a detailed review of and comparison between six countries, Ecuador, Gha...
How can disadvantaged youth take advantage of ICTs?
B. Fillip / World Bank, 2002
This brief paper looks at some of the issues emerging in reaching children and youth in poor neighbourhoods with training in information and communication technologies (ICTs). These children and youth are unlikely to have access to co...
Children's and workers' rights violated by both government and corporations
C. Pier / Human Rights Watch, 2002
Looks at how multinationals purchasing bananas in Ecuador are able to avoid direct responsibility for the harsh conditions endured by workers (including children). They achieve this by using a large number of third-party Ecuadorian pr...
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