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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...
Understanding children’s experiences of violence in Ethiopia: evidence from Young Lives
A. Pankhurst; N. Negussie; E. Mulugeta / Young Lives 2016
Violence affecting children in many forms is widespread in Ethiopia, and indeed in sub-Saharan Africa more generally. Physical, emotional and sexual violence in the home and community are commonplace; however, the underlying f...
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 children’s experiences of violence in Viet Nam: evidence from Young Lives
Vu Thi Thanh Huong / Young Lives 2016
Despite the fact that the Vietnamese Government has issued many laws and regulations to protect children from harm and exploitation, research has shown that violence against children in Viet Nam is widespread. With the aim of ...
Ending child marriage and stopping the spread of HIV ...opportunities and challenges for action
End Child Marriage Now (African Union) 2016
AIDS is now the number-one killer of adolescents in Africa. What is more worrying is that seven of every 10 new infections of HIV among adolescents are girls, which shows how vulnerable girls are to acquiring HIV. Similar soci...
End Child Marriage Now (African Union)
The AU Commission’s Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa aims to combat negative practices that impinge on or contravene the rights and welfare of the child, in particular the girl-child. Child brides are a strong reflection of pervasive gender discrimination.
Child labor in Myanmar’s garment sector challenges and recommendations
Business for Social Responsibility 2016
Buyers and investors are back in Yangon looking for opportunities, attracted in part by the country’s low labour costs. However, Myanmar has spent over a decade cut off from Western markets and the compliance culture that...
Eliminating child labour, achieving inclusive economic growth
World Vision 2016
Whilst weak and unequal economic growth can also lead to child labour through its impact on poverty and labour markets, this report seeks to address the issue from a new angle: showing that eliminating child labour can in itse...
The interplay between community, household and child level influences on trajectories to early marriage in Ethiopia
A. Pankhurst; A. Tiumelissan; N. Chuta / Young Lives 2016
Child marriage is a global concern and a priority issue for the African Union; the Ethiopian government has devised a strategy to eliminate the practice by 2025. This paper analyses Young Lives survey and qualit...
The sooner the better but it’s never too late: the impact of nutrition at different periods of childhood on cognitive development
A. Georgiadis / Young Lives 2017
Although it has been argued that undernutrition and its consequences for child development are irreversible after the age of 2, the evidence in support of these hypotheses is inconclusive. This working paper investigates the i...
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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...
Understanding children’s experiences of violence in Ethiopia: evidence from Young Lives
A. Pankhurst; N. Negussie; E. Mulugeta / Young Lives 2016
Violence affecting children in many forms is widespread in Ethiopia, and indeed in sub-Saharan Africa more generally. Physical, emotional and sexual violence in the home and community are commonplace; however, the underlying f...
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 children’s experiences of violence in Viet Nam: evidence from Young Lives
Vu Thi Thanh Huong / Young Lives 2016
Despite the fact that the Vietnamese Government has issued many laws and regulations to protect children from harm and exploitation, research has shown that violence against children in Viet Nam is widespread. With the aim of ...
Ending child marriage and stopping the spread of HIV ...opportunities and challenges for action
End Child Marriage Now (African Union) 2016
AIDS is now the number-one killer of adolescents in Africa. What is more worrying is that seven of every 10 new infections of HIV among adolescents are girls, which shows how vulnerable girls are to acquiring HIV. Similar soci...
Child labor in Myanmar’s garment sector challenges and recommendations
Business for Social Responsibility 2016
Buyers and investors are back in Yangon looking for opportunities, attracted in part by the country’s low labour costs. However, Myanmar has spent over a decade cut off from Western markets and the compliance culture that...
Eliminating child labour, achieving inclusive economic growth
World Vision 2016
Whilst weak and unequal economic growth can also lead to child labour through its impact on poverty and labour markets, this report seeks to address the issue from a new angle: showing that eliminating child labour can in itse...
The interplay between community, household and child level influences on trajectories to early marriage in Ethiopia
A. Pankhurst; A. Tiumelissan; N. Chuta / Young Lives 2016
Child marriage is a global concern and a priority issue for the African Union; the Ethiopian government has devised a strategy to eliminate the practice by 2025. This paper analyses Young Lives survey and qualit...
The sooner the better but it’s never too late: the impact of nutrition at different periods of childhood on cognitive development
A. Georgiadis / Young Lives 2017
Although it has been argued that undernutrition and its consequences for child development are irreversible after the age of 2, the evidence in support of these hypotheses is inconclusive. This working paper investigates the i...
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...
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End Child Marriage Now (African Union)
The AU Commission’s Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa aims to combat negative practices that impinge on or contravene the rights and welfare of the child, in particular the girl-child. Child brides are a strong reflection of pervasive gender discrimination.
Children's Geographies
Children's Geographies is a peer-reviewed journal that provides an international forum to discuss issues that impact upon the geographical worlds of children and young people under the age of 25 and of their families. The journal aims to be accessible to new researchers, including postgraduate students and academics at an early stage of their research careers, and to practitioners with an inter...
International Journal of Educational Development
Impact Initiative
The Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID): the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research and the Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Rese...
Equity for Children
Equity for Children is an initiative of the Studley Graduate Program of International Affairs (SGPIA) at The New School in New York City. Our organization strives to advance an agenda of social justice, human rights and social equality for children worldwide in order to strengthen children’s well being by diminishing child poverty, marginalization and inequality.
Youth Empowerment Alliance (YEA)
The Youth Empowerment Alliance, Inc. (YEA) is an international NGO focused on the creation, implementation and advisement of global projects that enhance the lives of children. Established in 1999 as a United States-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, YEA has earned an international reputation for its creative approach to solving societ...
POPPOV / Population and Poverty Research Network
The PopPov network is a group of academic researchers, funders, and other stakeholders from around the globe that is interested in how population dynamics (population growth, decline, aging, etc.,) impact economic outcomes. The network is most interested in how population policies can be used for poverty reduction at the household level and economic growth at the country/state level. Th...
KidsRights Foundation
KidsRights promotes the wellbeing of very vulnerable children across the world and advocates the realisation of their rights.
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organisation. Within the United States and internationally, AIR: produces improvements in education, health, and the workforce addresses the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities designs and advances statistical and research methods causes pr...
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...
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