Paraguay 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
- A snapshot of world population trends, 2011
- B. Crossette (ed); R. Kollodge; A. Toure / United Nations Population Fund, 2011
- This report provides a snapshot of how a number of countries are facing diverse demographic challenges, ranging from ageing populations to high fertility rates, and from urbanisation to the emergence of new generations of young people...
- Which countries are preparing for old age?
- R. Jackson; N. Howe; K. Nakashima / Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, 2011
- The Global Aging Preparedness Index (or GAP Index) aims to provide a comprehensive assessment of the progress that countries are making in preparing for global ageing, and particularly the “old-age dependency” dimension of...
- Need for comprehensive support strategies for orphans: evidence from Indonesia and Mexico
- P Gertler / Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley, 2004
- This paper investigates the effects of parental death and disability on investments in children's human capital using panel data sets from Indonesia and Mexico. The results in this analysis suggest that parental loss does, in fact, re...
- Regular and large cash transfers help improve children’s nutrition in Latin America and Africa
- D. Sridharm; A. Duffield / Save the Children Fund, 2006
- This paper, produced by Save the Children reviews eight cash transfer programmes in Latin America and Africa, and discusses the effectiveness of each in improving the nutritional status of children. It finds that cash transfers to tar...
- A commentary on the current state of global labour conditions
- A. Cavillo; A. de Regil / Jus Semper Global Alliance, 2007
- This article discusses how labour conditions have deteriorated over the last several decades leading to what the report calls ”modern slavery”. It argues that despite international organisations and conventions created by ...
- Enhancing physical and mental health through improved housing
- R. Titiunik; S. Martinez; P.J. Gertler; M.D. Cattaneo / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2007
- What is the causal impact of housing improvement programmes on health and welfare? This paper investigates the impact of a large-scale effort by the Mexican government to replace dirt floors with cement floors on child health and adul...
- Conveying children's hopes, suggestions, and frustrations of children with respect to water
- A. Aureli; M.D. Donoso; L.E. Marín; V.H. Martínez / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2006
- There has been growing concern over the lack of information that society as a whole has with respect to our water resources. But this report shows that children and young people intuitively know the importance of water in all its comp...
- Using pharmacies to provide reproductive health for young people
- C. Parker / YouthNet, Family Health International, 2005
- This briefing, produced by Family Health International, examines the role of pharmacies in providing reproductive health information and services to youth, especially contraceptives and referrals to services for sexually transmitted i...
- Promoting child development in developing countries
- D. Mayer-Foulkes / Global Development Network, 2003
- The diffusion and use of knowledge in economic activities has become one of the crucial determinants of economic growth. Moreover, pro-market reforms have made the accumulation of human capital and knowledge central to economic growth...
- Education, child labour and shocks: children benefit from cash transfers
- E. Sadoulet; R. Vakis; A. de Janvry; F. Finan / World Bank, 2004
- This paper examines whether or not shocks adversely affect child schooling and labour choices, and to what extent Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programmes can help mitigate these effects. In particular, the paper analyses the effect...