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Young people and the digital divide in Egypt: an empirical study
M.F. Badran / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Digital divide is a new phenomenon emerging with the development of the information and communication technologies (ICTs). The digital divide can be defined as the gap between those with a permanent, effective access to new ICTs and t...
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...
Changing schools in Andhra Pradesh: the experiences of children and their caregivers
U. Vennam; A. Komanduri; U. Duggani / Young Lives, 2014
Moving from one school to another is a significant event for children, marked by new experiences and challenges. Changing schools can be difficult in terms of the curriculum, language, physical facilities in the school, change of frie...
Findings on the worst forms of child labor 2013
2014
The existence of child labour, particularly in its worst forms, often involves violations of laws and regulations, including serious criminal violations.  This report focuses on the efforts of certain U.S. trade beneficiary count...
The role of education in responding to natural disasters
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011
The role for education in natural disaster management that appeared most frequently in the literature is teaching children risk reduction and management material. Children often spread learning to their families and communities and ma...
Time taken for inputs into education or policy reform to affect learning outcomes
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
It is difficult to assess the time it takes for inputs into education or education policy reforms to affect learning outcomes. Attributing changes in results to system-wide reforms can be complex when there are many different programm...
Women’s literacy and the links between maternal health, reproductive health and daughter education
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2010
Development agencies have found two predictable indicators for longevity among women in developing countries: accessible clean water and literacy skills. Of the 1 billion illiterate people in the world, two thirds of them are women. L...
Eliminating mother‐to‐child transmission of HIV in Uganda by 2015: what will it take?
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2014
Attaining Elimination of Mother?to?Child Transmission (EMTCT) targets in Uganda by 2015 requires increased funding to the response from both the Government and international agencies, investment in health systems strengthening, and in...
Economic policy monitor 2011: education for development
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2012
This issue of the PIDS Economic Policy Monitor (EPM) focuses on education in the Philippines. Recognising the critical role of education in development, it takes a special look at the sector’s achievements, direction, priorities...
A glimpse at the school dropout problem
A.C. Orbeta Jr., / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010
Dropouts may appear small in number but they are preponderant among the poor which thereupon turns the wheels of intergenerational transmission of poverty against them. At the personal level, dropping out of school will mean consignin...
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Young people and the digital divide in Egypt: an empirical study
M.F. Badran / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Digital divide is a new phenomenon emerging with the development of the information and communication technologies (ICTs). The digital divide can be defined as the gap between those with a permanent, effective access to new ICTs and t...
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...
Changing schools in Andhra Pradesh: the experiences of children and their caregivers
U. Vennam; A. Komanduri; U. Duggani / Young Lives, 2014
Moving from one school to another is a significant event for children, marked by new experiences and challenges. Changing schools can be difficult in terms of the curriculum, language, physical facilities in the school, change of frie...
Findings on the worst forms of child labor 2013
2014
The existence of child labour, particularly in its worst forms, often involves violations of laws and regulations, including serious criminal violations.  This report focuses on the efforts of certain U.S. trade beneficiary count...
The role of education in responding to natural disasters
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2011
The role for education in natural disaster management that appeared most frequently in the literature is teaching children risk reduction and management material. Children often spread learning to their families and communities and ma...
Time taken for inputs into education or policy reform to affect learning outcomes
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
It is difficult to assess the time it takes for inputs into education or education policy reforms to affect learning outcomes. Attributing changes in results to system-wide reforms can be complex when there are many different programm...
Women’s literacy and the links between maternal health, reproductive health and daughter education
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2010
Development agencies have found two predictable indicators for longevity among women in developing countries: accessible clean water and literacy skills. Of the 1 billion illiterate people in the world, two thirds of them are women. L...
Eliminating mother‐to‐child transmission of HIV in Uganda by 2015: what will it take?
HIV/AIDS Knowledge Management and Communication Capacity, 2014
Attaining Elimination of Mother?to?Child Transmission (EMTCT) targets in Uganda by 2015 requires increased funding to the response from both the Government and international agencies, investment in health systems strengthening, and in...
Economic policy monitor 2011: education for development
Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2012
This issue of the PIDS Economic Policy Monitor (EPM) focuses on education in the Philippines. Recognising the critical role of education in development, it takes a special look at the sector’s achievements, direction, priorities...
A glimpse at the school dropout problem
A.C. Orbeta Jr., / Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2010
Dropouts may appear small in number but they are preponderant among the poor which thereupon turns the wheels of intergenerational transmission of poverty against them. At the personal level, dropping out of school will mean consignin...
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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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