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India and Children and young people

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

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Parents’ perspectives on quality of schooling in Andhra Pradesh, India
V. Morrow; E. Wilson / Young Lives, 2014
The post-MDG development agenda recognises that simply getting children enrolled in school does not equate with better learning outcomes for children. This paper is based on analysis of in-depth interviews with parents of child...
Dirty cotton - a research on child labour, slavery, trafficking and exploitation in cotton and cotton seed farming in India
Global March Against Child Labour, 2012
The introduction of genetically modified or BT cotton in India has increased the demand for cheap labour.  Recognising the need to understand and address the growing concern over the engagement of children in the cotton industry ...
Prioritising nutrition in order to achieve the MDGs in India
V. Kumar / Young Lives, 2012
Malnutrition causes long-term damage to children’s development, with huge social and economic costs. It affects not only children’s physical development but also their cognitive development, so reducing future productivity...
Understanding childhood poverty as a multidimensional concept
P. Dornan; J. Boyden 2011
This paper discusses the methodology of Young Lives - a 15-year study of childhood poverty in Ethiopia, India, Vietnam and Peru, following the lives of 3,000 children in each country.  The Young Lives programme is interested in c...
Dignity is part of the empowerment framework to escape childhood poverty
U. Vennam; J. Andharia / Young Lives, 2012
In recent years there has been growing interest in researching the dynamics of poverty, including the poverty mobility of households and communities. This paper is a part of a longitudinal study that seeks to improve understanding of ...
Decisive strategies towards fair schooling are required in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam
H. Murray / Young Lives, 2012
Millions of poor children and families are investing scarce resources in going to school, in the hope that it will lead to a better life. This paper looks at children’s unequal trajectories from early childhood through to the ti...
Is School Education Breaking the Cycle of Poverty for Children: Factors Shaping Education Inequalities in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam
H. Murray / Young Lives, 2012
School education is held up as an ‘escape route from poverty’. Millions of poor children and families are buying into this promise and often investing scarce resources in going to school, in the hope that it will lead to a b...
Determinants of Child Labour: The Case of Andhra Pradesh
S. Krutikova / Young Lives, 2009
This study examines the extent to which child labour is explained by the main determinants proposed in the literature, focusing on three determinants: income shocks, household composition and parental preferences. In addition, it exam...
Children Combining Work and Education in Cottonseed Production in Andhra Pradesh: Implications for Discourses of Children's Rights in India
V. Morrow / Young Lives, 2009
Child labour in India has long been the focus of research, policy concern and intervention. This paper presents a preliminary analysis of children's work in cottonseed production in Andhra Pradesh. In parts of rural Andhra Pradesh, ch...
Early Childhood Education Trajectories and Transitions: A Study of the Experiences and Perspectives of Parents and Children in Andhra Pradesh, India
U. Vennam / Young Lives, 2009
This paper explores diverse pathways through early childhood in the context of Andhra Pradesh state, India. The particular focus is on experiences of pre-school and transitions to primary school. The paper is based on analysis of Youn...
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Save the Children India
Child rights organisation in India
The Goodwill Social Work Centre
The Goodwill Social Work Centre aims to: promote the overall development of children, youth and women in rural and urban areas in India, who are socially and economically deprived provide family-centred home-based intensive services to children, youth and women in dysfunctional families in slums and backward areas in India sensitise rural and ur...
The Concerned for Working Children (CWC)

Promoting a society free of child labour

Urban Health Resource Centre (UHRC)
Indian urban health network
Butterflies, India
Butterflies is an NGO that works with street children in Delhi, India. The organisation’s programmes include education, health, saving schemes, a crisis centre, children's media, and vocational training. Butterflies has a research and advocacy centre that focuses on child rights issues. These include nutritional status of street children child labour non formal education Butter...
Mamidipudi Venkatarangaiya Foundation (MVF)
Action against child labour in India
National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCC)
Organisation coordinating and promoting child-focused social development
HAQ Centre for Child Rights
Centre for child rights
Centre for Women's Development Studies (CWDS)
Indian research centre specialising in gender-based research
Indicus Analytics
Indian economics research firm
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