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India and Children and young people

India
  • Capital: New Delhi
  • Population: 1173108018
  • Size: 3287590.0 Km2

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Child Underweight, Land Productivity and Public Services: A District-Level Analysis for India
S.S. Vepa; B. Viswanathan; R. Parasar; R.V. Bhavani / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2016
Though India’s rank has improved in the Global Hunger Index, contributed largely by the fall in the underweight rates for children, concerns of high level of undernutrition in predominantly agricultural pockets remain. This study...
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...
“If we eat well, we can study”: Dietary diversity in the everyday lives of children in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India
E. Aurino; V. Morrow / Young Lives 2015
Dietary diversity refers to the number of foods consumed over a specific period of time. Research shows that dietary diversity is associated with the appropriate intake of essential macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats and proteins) an...
A wide angle view of learning Evaluation of the CCE and LEP programmes in Haryana, India
E. Duflo; J. Berry; S. Mukerji; M. Shotland / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2015
Current enrollment rates at the primary school level in India are well over 95 per cent, and dropout rates do not appear to increase dramatically with age - children between the ages of 11 and 14 are only three percentage points more ...
Our time to be heard: stories giving voice to young people and their experience of HIV
International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2015
Produced by a network of citizen journalists around the world who report the HIV, health, and human rights stories affecting them and their communities, this collection of stories highlights the current challenges that young people ar...
Social programmes and job promotion for the BRICS Youth
P. Lara de Arruda; A.K. Slingsby / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2014
Besides scaling up and improving the operationalisation of the initiatives designed to offer credit, work opportunities and vocational training to the youth, the BRICS nations, like all the nations of the globe, are faced with the pre...
Tainted carpets: slavery and child labor in India's hand-made carpet sector
S. Kara / François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights 2014
The issue of child labour in India’s hand-made carpet sector has received extensive attention since the early 1990s. This is in large part due to the fact that India is the largest exporter of hand-made carpets in the world. Num...
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 ...
Impact of public spending on health and education of children in India: A Panel data simultaneous equation model
R. Bhakta / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India 2014
The basic objective of this study is to examine the impact of public expenditure on health and education after incorporating the linkages between health status of children and their educational achievements in India. The study has dev...
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