Malawi and Children and young people
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- The BLDS children & young people collection
- Search for the latest children & young people-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- 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 and nu...
- Finding a curriculum that works under trees: Literacy and health education for adolescent girls in rural Malawi
- B Makwiza (ed) / Development in Practice, 2007
- Non-formal education often represents a last chance for adolescent girls who do not attend school to receive some education to improve their health before they become mothers. This paper describes the development of a literacy and health ed...
- The Extent and Nature of Witchcraft-Based Violence against Children, Women, and the Elderly in Malawi
- C. Chilimampunga 2012
- According to the study, the belief in witchcraft is strong, widespread and permeates all sectors in Malawi. Accusations of witchcraft are common and the vulnerable are most often the victims of such accusations and subsequent violence. Elde...
- 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. Access...
- What are the implications of using Life Skills in Sexual and Reproductive Health Education at schools in Malawi?
- P. Kishindo / Centre for Social Research, University of Malawi, 2011
- According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), life skills are defined as the abilities for adaptive and positive behaviours that enable individuals to effectively deal with demands and challenges of everyday life (WHO, 1993). Life Skil...
- Is the state of education in Malawi any better after the introduction of free primary education?
- C. Jeke / Eldis Document Store, 2006
- Under the current political dispensation in Malawi, education is naturally perceived and observed as a human right. As a way of improving literacy levels and more particularly in response to the social demand for increased access to primary...
- Awareness of sexual and reproductive health amongst youth in Malawi
- A. Munthali; A. Chimbiri; E. Zulu / Alan Guttmacher Institute, 2004
- Although the definition of adolescence varies across cultures and different studies use various age-groups, the common understanding of this concept is that it is a period in which children make the transition from childhood to adulthood. I...
- How bad is the growth rate of orphans in Malawi?
- D. Maluwa-Banda; C. Bandawe / Chancellor College, University of Malawi, 2005
- The HIV/AIDS epidemic poses a very serious social, health, and economic problem around the world, and is especially serious in Sub-Saharan Africa. Almost all families in Malawi have lost a loved one to AIDS. The productive age group of 15-4...
- Child labour and tobacco farming in Malawi
- G. Clacherty / Plan, 2009
- Malawi has the highest incidence of child labour in Southern Africa. 88.9% of children in the age group 5-14 work in the agricultural sector, where tobacco estates are highly represented. The number of children working on tobacco farms in M...
- Does empowering school teachers to offer treatment to sick pupils pay dividends in Malawi?
- B.N.M. Simwaka; K. Simwaka; G. Bello 2010
- This paper presents the findings of a retrospective evaluation of a school-based malaria treatment programme implemented in Mangochi district in Malawi, where malaria accounts for 40 per cent of outpatient visits, and eighteen per cent of a...