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Research briefing: the impact of SENAI's vocational training programme on employment, wages, and mobility in Brazil: What lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
In Sub-Saharan Africa, there is ample evidence of the significant role that education plays on shaping the labour market transition of young people. When comparing Brazil with some countries in the region, the data suggests that the h...
The impact of SENAI's vocational training programme on employment, wages, and mobility in Brazil: what lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?
C.V. Barría; S. Klase / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
In Brazil, the National Service for Industrial Training (SENAI) has existed for decades as the main building block of the Brazilian S-system of vocational training. It is a private non-profit organisation, managed and led by industria...
Podcast: Tackling Youth Unemployment in Africa
International Monetary Fund, 2014
In this IMF-produced podcast, Nigerian Central Bank Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi gives his perspectives on youth unemployment across Africa, including his recommendations on how to solve this growing issue. Sanusi feels that the risi...
Adolescent girls fact sheet
Women's Refugee Commission, 2014
The Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) prepared this report to highlight the plight of displaced adolescent girls across the world. It acknowledges that girls 15-years-old or younger are particularly vulnerable to sexual assaults ...
A girl's right to say no to marriage: working to end child marriage and keep girls in school
A. Davis; C. Postles; G. Rosa / Plan International, 2013
One in three girls in the developing world are married by their eighteenth birthday. Despite being prohibited by international human rights, child marriage continues to be a violation of children’s human rights. This report by P...
Girl consultation research toolkit
2013
This guide is for individuals or organisations wishing to speak directly to girls in poverty. It includes a selection of tools to help you hear from girls, to understand their lives, to uncover the issues and challenges they face and ...
Islam and girl child education
2010
This paper discusses the education of the girl child in the Islamic context. Based on the verses in the scriptures, it suggests that education in Islam encompasses both the knowledge for prayer, and of the sciences and humanities. It ...
Unaccompanied children from Central America: foreign policy considerations
Federation of American Scientists, 2014
In recent months, U.S. policy makers have expressed concerns about a significant increase in the number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) being apprehended at the U.S. border. More than 63,000 such children were apprehended over t...
DFID violence against women and girls helpdesk: evidence digest
Department for International Development, UK, 2014
This publication was produced by the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Helpdesk, a research and advice service for DFID that brings together the latest updates on gender violence worldwide based on surveys and relevant policy up...
Our colleagues at Evidence on Demand have launched a new online Learning Zone. Available on the Evidence on Demand website, this new e-learning portal already contains two learning modules on greening development, based on Greening Development: Enhancing Capacity for Environmental Management and Governance, a manual published by the OECD.The two modules developed by Evidence on Demand in collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies (University of Sussex, UK) and the OECD take you through the OECD’s Five-Step Framework for Greening Development. By completing interactive tasks or following detailed case studies that bring the subject matter to life, Evidence on Demand provides both entry-level and in-depth material for anyone looking to expand their knowledge on important climate and environmental governance issuesThe Learning Zone can be accessed directly on the Evidence on Demand e-learning portal and, by completing a quick registration form, it is possible to enrol and access these free learning materials in minutes. This Learning Zone is one of many initiatives by Evidence on Demand aimed at supporting development decision-making and practice. On top of the Learning Zone, Evidence on Demand services include a comprehensive document library housing a catalogue of Topic Guides and other knowledge products on climate, the environment, infrastructure and livelihoods.Keep an eye on the Learning Zone for more courses later this year. What is evidence on demand? Established in 2012, Evidence on Demand is a DFID-supported information hub that provides access to quality-assured resources and technical expertise on issues relating to climate and environment, infrastructure and livelihoods. Its aim is to help professionals on the front line of poverty reduction make evidence-based decisions, while also informing the wider development community. The experienced team behind Evidence on Demand is led by DAI and IMC Worldwide Ltd in a joint venture – backed by a consortium of specialist organisations that provides technical support for developing quality assured resources, answering helpdesk enquiries and supporting consultancy services.
C. Harper / Overseas Development Institute, 2013
Should the post-2015 development agenda include a specific focus on violence against women? Should gender-equity be a goal in the development agenda? This publication emphasises the urgent need for ensuring the human rights of women a...
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Research briefing: the impact of SENAI's vocational training programme on employment, wages, and mobility in Brazil: What lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?
International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
In Sub-Saharan Africa, there is ample evidence of the significant role that education plays on shaping the labour market transition of young people. When comparing Brazil with some countries in the region, the data suggests that the h...
The impact of SENAI's vocational training programme on employment, wages, and mobility in Brazil: what lessons for Sub Saharan Africa?
C.V. Barría; S. Klase / International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, 2014
In Brazil, the National Service for Industrial Training (SENAI) has existed for decades as the main building block of the Brazilian S-system of vocational training. It is a private non-profit organisation, managed and led by industria...
Podcast: Tackling Youth Unemployment in Africa
International Monetary Fund, 2014
In this IMF-produced podcast, Nigerian Central Bank Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi gives his perspectives on youth unemployment across Africa, including his recommendations on how to solve this growing issue. Sanusi feels that the risi...
Adolescent girls fact sheet
Women's Refugee Commission, 2014
The Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) prepared this report to highlight the plight of displaced adolescent girls across the world. It acknowledges that girls 15-years-old or younger are particularly vulnerable to sexual assaults ...
A girl's right to say no to marriage: working to end child marriage and keep girls in school
A. Davis; C. Postles; G. Rosa / Plan International, 2013
One in three girls in the developing world are married by their eighteenth birthday. Despite being prohibited by international human rights, child marriage continues to be a violation of children’s human rights. This report by P...
Girl consultation research toolkit
2013
This guide is for individuals or organisations wishing to speak directly to girls in poverty. It includes a selection of tools to help you hear from girls, to understand their lives, to uncover the issues and challenges they face and ...
Islam and girl child education
2010
This paper discusses the education of the girl child in the Islamic context. Based on the verses in the scriptures, it suggests that education in Islam encompasses both the knowledge for prayer, and of the sciences and humanities. It ...
Unaccompanied children from Central America: foreign policy considerations
Federation of American Scientists, 2014
In recent months, U.S. policy makers have expressed concerns about a significant increase in the number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) being apprehended at the U.S. border. More than 63,000 such children were apprehended over t...
DFID violence against women and girls helpdesk: evidence digest
Department for International Development, UK, 2014
This publication was produced by the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Helpdesk, a research and advice service for DFID that brings together the latest updates on gender violence worldwide based on surveys and relevant policy up...
Gender, violence and the post-2015 framework
C. Harper / Overseas Development Institute, 2013
Should the post-2015 development agenda include a specific focus on violence against women? Should gender-equity be a goal in the development agenda? This publication emphasises the urgent need for ensuring the human rights of women a...
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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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