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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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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...
Social protection for the poorest in Africa compedium of papers presented during the International Conference on Social Protection, 2008
Conference proceedings from the International Conference on Social Protection, Uganda, 8th-10th September 2008.  Papers cover: social protection design programmes social protection, vulnerability and right...
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 ...
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 hea...
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...
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. ...
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Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO)
Youth empowerment in Malawi
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