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- Understanding children’s experiences of violence in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India: evidence from Young Lives
- V. Morrow; R. Singh / Young Lives 2016
- Physical and emotional violence towards children in India appears to be so widespread that it is often difficult to trace the direct effects of poverty; the findings suggest that a range of factors appear to play a role, espec...
- Population aging in India: facts, issues, and options
- Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn 2016
- India, one of the worlds two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 an...
- Child marriage and early child-bearing in India: risk factors and policy implications
- J. Roest / Young Lives 2017
- Prevalence rates of child marriage and early child-bearing have been declining across India over the past two decades, but absolute numbers remain high. This paper uses data collected from 3,000 children over 15 years in Andhr...
- Child Under-weight and Agricultural Productivity in India: Implications for Public Provisioning and Women’s Agency
- S.S. Vepa; B. Viswanathan; R.V. Bhavani; R. Parasar / Review of Radical Political Economics 2015
- The well-known pathways that link agriculture to child nutrition are food, quality of food, and care of feeding. Further, agricultural productivity growth contributes significantly to poverty reduction and reduction in child undernutr...
- The equity impact of participatory women's groups to reduce neonatal mortality in India: secondary analysis of a cluster-randomised trial
- International Journal of Epidemiology 2013
- Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been uneven. Inequalities in child health are large and effective interventions rarely reach the most in need. Little is known about how to reduce these inequalities. We des...
- Gender approaches in climate compatible development: lessons from Kenya
- E. Nyukuri / Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2016
- Gender is an important driver of vulnerability to climate risks, and a key factor to consider in developing effective policy responses to climate change and development challenges. In recent years, there have been a number of ...
- How do gender approaches improve climate compatible development? Lessons from India
- R. Sogani; K.R. Viswanathan; R. Clements / Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2016
- Although evidence shows that women are both victims of climate change and important contributors of knowledge and skills in disaster risk, adaptation and mitigation strategies, the gender perspective is largely missing from th...
- Social innovation as a tool for enhancing women's resilience to climate change: a look at the BRICS
- P. Cruz; I. Todaro; E. Bizzi / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2016
- The BRICS countries face both the challenges of developing nations in facing climate change and bear the responsibility of the developed ones. These countries have been leaders for the developing world in climate negotiations ...
- Gender matters: overcoming gender-related barriers to prevent new HIV infections among children and keep their mothers alive
- Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2016
- Studies indicate that harmful gender norms and practices, cultural perceptions and beliefs surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and a distrust of health-care services all can pose barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. In particul...
- Early child marriages in Haryana
- Society for Participatory Research in Asia 2016
- In India, child marriage has been practiced for centuries. The problem of child marriages in India is a complex one because of the interplay of religious traditions, social practices, economic factors and blind beliefs. There are vari...