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Malawi and Children and young people

  • Capital: Lilongwe
  • Population: 15447500
  • Size: 118480.0 Km2

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The BLDS children & young people collection
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Case studies on UNICEF programming in child protection
United Nations Children's Fund 2014
These case studies illustrate how UNICEF support is helping countries to strengthen child protection systems and promote social change to align social norms and practices with child protection. The case studies provide evidence of pos...
Using entertainment education to promote self-efficacy and aspirations among young Malawians: the Tisankhenji Radio Program
Johns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa 2013
The Tisankhenji radio programme (see Related Summaries at bottom of page) aired from 2005 to 2008 and was designed to prevent HIV among young people in Malawi, especially girls age 10 to 14, by increasing self-efficacy, encouraging op...
Helpdesk report: evidence on ECD approaches in Malawi
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team 2015
This rapid review looks at the evidence on early childhood development (ECD) models (including integrated approaches) in Malawi and in the sub-Saharan African region, examining the impact on child development and learning. Most of the...
HIV-related discrimination among grade six Students in nine Southern African countries
B. Maughan-Brown; N. Spaull / PLoS ONE 2014
HIV-related stigmatisation and discrimination by young children towards their peers have important consequences at the individual level and for our response to the epidemic, yet research on this area is limited. This study exam...
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...
Innocence lost: child marriage in a global context, with a focus on Malawi
KidsRights Foundation 2014
Malawi has the eighth highest rate of child marriage in the world, with over half of girls marrying under the age of 18. It is one of the world’s poorest countries, with 61% of the population living below the poverty line. Despi...
Nutrition, information, and household behaviour experimental evidence from Malawi
Institute for Fiscal Studies, London 2014
Incorrect knowledge of the health production function may lead to inefficient household choices, and thereby to the production of suboptimal levels of health. This paper studies the effects of a randomised intervention in rural Malawi...
Synthesis report on current and emerging youth policies and initiatives with links to agriculture: the case of Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zimbabwe
R. Omoti / Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network 2012
Sub–Saharan African (SSA) countries have a unique population profile, with 44 percent of its population being under the age of 15, making it the youngest region of the world. In spite of the formally recognized role of agricultu...
Self-reported drunkenness among adolescents in four sub-Saharan African countries: associations with adverse childhood experiences
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya 2010
Consumption of alcohol is associated with acute and chronic adverse health outcomes. There is a paucity of studies that explore the determinants of alcohol use among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and, in particular, that examine t...
Male youth and voluntary counseling and HIV-Testing (VCT): the case of Uganda and Malawi
C. Izugbara; C. Undie; N. Mudege; A. Ezeh / African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya 2009
Voluntary Counseling and HIV-Testing (VCT) is defined as a process by which an individual undergoes counseling, enabling him or her to make an informed choice about being tested. Focusing on Uganda and Malawi, two of the world’s...
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