Peru and Children and young people
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- The BLDS children & young people collection
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- Understanding children’s experiences of violence in Peru: evidence from Young Lives
- G. Guerrero; V. Rojas / Young Lives 2016
- In Peru, violence is considered a major public health concern. In the last 20 years, there have beens ignificant efforts to prevent, punish and eradicate violence, particularly in the case of violence against women. Neverthele...
- Understanding teenage fertility, cohabitation, and marriage: the case of Peru
- M. Favara; P. Lavado; A. Sánchez / Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo, Peru 2016
- In this study, the authors used data from the Young Lives study, which investigates teenage childbearing, marriage, and cohabitation by tracking a cohort of individuals from the ages of 8 to 19 years. While the present analysi...
- Children’s experiences of Juntos, a conditional cash transfer scheme in Peru
- N. Streuli / Young Lives 2012
- Even though it is widely recognised that children are the age group most affected by poverty, children’s own experiences of living in social and economic hardship are still not well incorporated into most poverty reduction strat...
- Achievement gap between indigenous and non-indigenous children in Peru: an analysis of Young Lives survey data
- I. Arteaga; P. Glewwe / Young Lives 2014
- In Peru, indigenous children obtain lower scores on academic tests, on average, than non-indigenous children. In this study, we investigate whether a test score achievement gap is found by the age of 5 and whether this gap increases b...
- Peru’s ProJoven Training Programme
- M. Jaramillo / Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
- Peru’s ProJoven programme has successfully supported younger and more economically disadvantaged generations to gain the necessary qualifications to secure better quality jobs. Peru’s ProJoven is an archetypical...
- 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...
- 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...
- Change and Opportunity: The Transition from Primary to Secondary School in Rural and Urban Peru
- P. Ames / Young Lives 2010
- This paper reports the expectations, concerns and experiences of Peruvian children (aged 11-13 years) from four contrasting districts during their transition from primary to secondary school. Qualitative methods were used to elicit th...
- Promoting Early Childhood Development through a Public Programme: Wawa Wasi in Peru
- S. Cueto / Young Lives 2009
- In 1993, the Peruvian government created the Wawa Wasi National Programme to promote the optimal development of children aged six to 48 months in impoverished areas.1 It is the largest programme of its kind in Peru but only a few stud...