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Estimating the effects of a low-cost early stimulation and parenting education programme in Mexico
D. Evans / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
The demand for early child development (ECD) programs has expanded massively, with total enrolment in pre-primary education more than doubling in the last thirty years and the proportion of children in pre-primary education in Latin A...
The impact of daycare on maternal labour supply and child development in Mexico
G. Angeles; P. Gadsden; S. Galiani / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2012
Female labour force participation and early childhood development are two key policy areas facing developing country governments. A number of countries have turned to either opening or subsidising day care to promote labour force part...
Disaster Risk Reduction and Vulnerable Populations in Jamaica Protecting Children Within the Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Framework
M.T. Edwards; K.N. Morris 2008
This paper examines the efforts of Jamaica’s risk reduction programme, through the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), to address the special needs of children in disaster situations, with a focus o...
Interventions for promoting reintegration and reducing harmful behaviour and lifestyles in street-connected children and young people
E. Coren; R. Hossain; K. Ramsbotham / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
This systematic review summarises the evidence on effectiveness of interventions for street-connected children and young people that promote inclusion and reintegration and reduce harms. It explores the processes of successful interve...
Does parental education affect the impact of provision of health care on health status of children? Evidence from India
R. Bhakta; A. Ganesh-Kumar / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Provision of health care facilities does not necessarily imply that individuals are making use of those facilities. The objective of the study is to analyse the impact of provision of health care facilities on child health status taki...
Creating youth employment in Asia
S. Mahendra Dev / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Several countries in the Asia-Pacific region are experiencing demographic changes. Over 60 per cent of the world's youth live in Asia and the Pacific, which translates into more than 750 million young women and men aged 15 to 24 years...
Impact of public spending on health and education of children in India: A Panel data simultaneous equation model
R. Bhakta / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
The basic objective of this study is to examine the impact of public expenditure on health and education after incorporating the linkages between health status of children and their educational achievements in India. The study has dev...
Children and armed conflicts in Africa: seminar report
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2007
In order to achieve effective protection of war-affected children in Africa, a broad range of institutions and mechanisms exist which have the potential to advocate, report on, and monitor the rights of children caught up in violent c...
Technical Note: D-Rev’s Cost Effective Phototherapy Device
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
Phototherapy treatment : Over decades, phototherapy has been used as a safe, effective treatment of neonatal jaundice. It involves use of light to convert bilirubin molecules in the body into water-soluble isomers that can be excreted...
Post - 2015 Development Agenda - India National Consultation Report: Youth Constituency
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2013
This National consultation report highlights the issues and concerns of Indian youth.  The issues and concerns of the youth were treated holistically and therefore self-reflection and sharing of personal experiences were key proc...
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Estimating the effects of a low-cost early stimulation and parenting education programme in Mexico
D. Evans / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
The demand for early child development (ECD) programs has expanded massively, with total enrolment in pre-primary education more than doubling in the last thirty years and the proportion of children in pre-primary education in Latin A...
The impact of daycare on maternal labour supply and child development in Mexico
G. Angeles; P. Gadsden; S. Galiani / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2012
Female labour force participation and early childhood development are two key policy areas facing developing country governments. A number of countries have turned to either opening or subsidising day care to promote labour force part...
Disaster Risk Reduction and Vulnerable Populations in Jamaica Protecting Children Within the Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Framework
M.T. Edwards; K.N. Morris 2008
This paper examines the efforts of Jamaica’s risk reduction programme, through the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), to address the special needs of children in disaster situations, with a focus o...
Interventions for promoting reintegration and reducing harmful behaviour and lifestyles in street-connected children and young people
E. Coren; R. Hossain; K. Ramsbotham / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
This systematic review summarises the evidence on effectiveness of interventions for street-connected children and young people that promote inclusion and reintegration and reduce harms. It explores the processes of successful interve...
Does parental education affect the impact of provision of health care on health status of children? Evidence from India
R. Bhakta; A. Ganesh-Kumar / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Provision of health care facilities does not necessarily imply that individuals are making use of those facilities. The objective of the study is to analyse the impact of provision of health care facilities on child health status taki...
Creating youth employment in Asia
S. Mahendra Dev / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
Several countries in the Asia-Pacific region are experiencing demographic changes. Over 60 per cent of the world's youth live in Asia and the Pacific, which translates into more than 750 million young women and men aged 15 to 24 years...
Impact of public spending on health and education of children in India: A Panel data simultaneous equation model
R. Bhakta / Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
The basic objective of this study is to examine the impact of public expenditure on health and education after incorporating the linkages between health status of children and their educational achievements in India. The study has dev...
Children and armed conflicts in Africa: seminar report
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT), 2007
In order to achieve effective protection of war-affected children in Africa, a broad range of institutions and mechanisms exist which have the potential to advocate, report on, and monitor the rights of children caught up in violent c...
Technical Note: D-Rev’s Cost Effective Phototherapy Device
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2014
Phototherapy treatment : Over decades, phototherapy has been used as a safe, effective treatment of neonatal jaundice. It involves use of light to convert bilirubin molecules in the body into water-soluble isomers that can be excreted...
Post - 2015 Development Agenda - India National Consultation Report: Youth Constituency
Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2013
This National consultation report highlights the issues and concerns of Indian youth.  The issues and concerns of the youth were treated holistically and therefore self-reflection and sharing of personal experiences were key proc...
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EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD)
EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) is a nonprofit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to empowering women and youth at the community and policy levels in Afghanistan. EPD works to build the capacity of women and youth in order for them to be the front face in presenting their needs in development, peace building and democratic processes of the country. EPD further aims at mass mobilisatio...
Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF)
The Government of Zanzibar have launched a new innovative Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme on Wednesday May 28 in collaboration with the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) and Table for Two to feed over 5000 school children, whilst simultaneously supporting local smallholder farmers by sourcing their produce for the school meals.
Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is composed of volunteer grandmothers and grand-others from across Canada. It acts as a Canadian voice for Africa’s sub-Saharan grandmothers who are caring for AIDS-orphaned children, and works for changes in Canadian policies to improve their quality of life.
United Nations Children Fund, Nutrition (UNICEF Nutrition)
UNICEF is a key partner in the major global initiative called the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement. In addition, UNICEF is committed both to working in and convening partnership across all sectors of society with governments, UN organizations, the private sector and civil society. UNICEF is committed to scaling up and sustaining coverage of its current high-impact nutrition interventions in...
Global Unification the Gambia (GU)
Global Unification The Gambia (GU) is a chapter of Global Unification International (GUI) in Australia. It is a youth-led research and development, non-political, non-religious, tax exempted charitable, association established in 2006 at the University of the Gambia. In partnership with relevant institutions, its mission is to provide education, skills and strengthen the capacity of yo...
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
The Child Poverty Action Group was formed in 1994 out of deep concern for the rising level of poverty in New Zealand and its effects on children. CPAG works to produce evidence about the causes and effects of poverty on children and their families. It examines how Government policies affect children and families. CPAG publishes reports, makes submissions and conducts small-scale researc...
Earth Child Institute (ECI)
Earth Child Institute is committed to combating climate change, deforestation and water scarcity. By investing in hands-on environment and educational projects with and for children, both in and out of schools. Its goal is to engage with and support empowerment of the world’s 2.2 billion people under the age of 18 to plant trees, ensure access to safe water, sanitation, clean energy and nutr...
Kenya Community Support Center (KECOSCE)
The Kenya Community Support Center (KECOSCE) was founded in 2006 and has been working in the coastal region of Kenya.  It was established to address democratic governance, socio?economic and youth concerns with a focus on the coast of Kenya.
United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
Multidisciplinary research institute on development economics
Countdown to 2015
The Countdown to 2015 Initiative tracks coverage levels for health interventions proven to reduce maternal, newborn and child mortality.It calls on governments and development partners to be accountable, identifies knowledge gaps and proposes new actions to reach Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5, to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health. The Countdown Initiative is a supra-institu...
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