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Mexico and Children and young people

  • Capital: Mexico City
  • Population: 112468855
  • Size: 1972550.0 Km2

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The BLDS children & young people collection
The BLDS children & young people collection
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The implementation and impact of national qualifications frameworks: report of a study in 16 countries.
S. Allias / International Labour Organization 2010
This report aimed to produce empirical evidence and analysis of countries’ experiences of introducing qualifications framework as part of a strategy to achieve skills development and employment goals. A qualifications fra...
MenCare in Latin America: challenging harmful masculine norms and promoting positive changes in men’s caregiving
S. José Santos / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
It is estimated that 80 per cent of men will become fathers during their lifetimes, making clear the importance of, and opportunity for, engaging men and boys in care giving. This study details the implementation and impact of ...
The impact of daycare on maternal labor 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...
Unaccompanied alien children: potential factors contributing to recent immigration
Federation of American Scientists 2014
In the past several years, and in the past year in particular, the number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) seeking to enter the United States along the U.S.-Mexico border has surged to unusually high levels. This surge is driven ...
Unaccompanied alien children: an overview
L. Seghetti; A. Siskin; R.E. Wasem / Federation of American Scientists 2014
The number of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) arriving in the United States is straining the system put in place over the past decade to handle such cases. UAC are defined in statute as children who lack lawful immigration status i...
A snapshot of world population trends, 2011
B. Crossette (ed); R. Kollodge; A. Toure / United Nations Population Fund 2011
This report provides a snapshot of how a number of countries are facing diverse demographic challenges, ranging from ageing populations to high fertility rates, and from urbanisation to the emergence of new generations of young people...
Which countries are preparing for old age?
R. Jackson; N. Howe; K. Nakashima / Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington 2011
The Global Aging Preparedness Index (or GAP Index) aims to provide a comprehensive assessment of the progress that countries are making in preparing for global ageing, and particularly the “old-age dependency” dimension of...
Need for comprehensive support strategies for orphans: evidence from Indonesia and Mexico
P Gertler / Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley 2004
This paper investigates the effects of parental death and disability on investments in children's human capital using panel data sets from Indonesia and Mexico. The results in this analysis suggest that parental loss does, in fact, re...
Regular and large cash transfers help improve children’s nutrition in Latin America and Africa
D. Sridharm; A. Duffield / Save the Children Fund 2006
This paper, produced by Save the Children reviews eight cash transfer programmes in Latin America and Africa, and discusses the effectiveness of each in improving the nutritional status of children. It finds that cash transfers to tar...
Enhancing physical and mental health through improved housing
R. Titiunik; S. Martinez; P.J. Gertler; M.D. Cattaneo / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2007
What is the causal impact of housing improvement programmes on health and welfare? This paper investigates the impact of a large-scale effort by the Mexican government to replace dirt floors with cement floors on child health and adul...
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