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Ghana and Children and young people

Ghana
  • Capital: Accra
  • Population: 24339838
  • Size: 239460.0 Km2

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Self-reported drunkenness among adolescents in four sub-Saharan African countries: associations with adverse childhood experiences
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
Consumption of alcohol is associated with acute and chronic adverse health outcomes. There is a paucity of studies that explore the determinants of alcohol use among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and, in particular, that examine t...
Children Malnutrition and Horizontal Inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa:A Focus on Contrasting Domestic Trajectories
V. Garcia / United Nations Development Programme, 2012
The positive trend observed in recent accelerated economic growth in sub-Saharan African countries represents a huge opportunity to foster sustainable development, This paper contributes to the literature by providing a more accurate ...
Youth vulnerabilities and adaptation: Exploring the impact of macro-level shocks on youth: 3F (food, fuel, financial) crisis and climate change in Ghana, Mozambique and Vietnam
P. Pereznieto / Overseas Development Institute, 2011
The main component of the study, for which research was undertaken from July 2010 to February 2011, focused on understanding how the 3F crisis impacted on different areas of young people’s lives and development, mediated through ...
Dropping Out of School in Southern Ghana: The Push-out and Pull-out Factors
E. Ananga / Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2011
Addressing school dropout has been one of the most controversial elements of policy since the introduction of free compulsory universal basic education (FCUBE) in Ghana. This document argues that in order to achieve the target of univ...
Fosterage and Access to Schooling in Savelugu-Nanton, Ghana
C. Rolleston / Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2011
Fosterage is an important cultural institution in Ghana. Its effects on education are ambiguous. This study examines fostering as a possible contributor to the low levels of educational access and progress in the district using second...
Re-engineering Education and Training for Economic and Social Development in the 21st Century: A Focus on Technology and Skills Development in National Education and Training Systems in Africa
P. Swarts / Global E-Schools and Communities Initiative, 2011
This paper argues for the re-engineering of education and training systems for sustainable socio-economic development in Africa and looks at the role of ICTs in this context. African youth face very high unemployment rates, while also...
An overview of existing social protection programmes and childhood poverty in West and Central Africa
R. Holmes; T. Braunholtz-Speight / Overseas Development Institute, 2009
This report seeks to provide an overview of existing social protection policy and programming initiatives in the West and Central Africa and to assess the extent to which these address the particular manifestations of childhood povert...
Issues affecting migration of children in Ghana
S. O. Kwankye; J. K. Anarfi; C. A. Tagoe / Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty, University of Sussex, 2009
Whilst migration is neither a new phenomenon, nor specific to any group of people, the trends and dynamics of population movements vary greatly over space and time. This working paper explores the reasons for the phenomenon of indepen...
Challenging gender roles in small scale mining
International Institute for Labour Studies, ILO, 2007
In the small-scale mining industry little is understood about the roles and activities of girls and the effect that this has on their lives and livelihoods. The issue of girl child labour in mining is largely unknown, it is often not ...
Children's participation in transport planning and policy: Ghana, South Africa and India
M. Mashiri; S. Dube; D. Buiten / Commonwealth Youth and Development, 2007
Transport plays a significant role in the lives of children and young people, facilitating or constraining their ability to discharge their domestic responsibilities, providing opportunities for earning an income, supporting or inhibi...
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