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Searching with a thematic focus on Children and young people, Gender in Egypt

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    Gender, education and child labour in Egypt

    International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, 2004
    This study analyses existing literature on the education and gender aspects of child labour. It explores the linkages between child labour, gender and education and highlights areas for further research and programme/policy interventions.The paper looks at the causes of child labour, its prevalence and distribution in Egypt.
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    Poverty, human capital and gender: a comparative study of Yemen and Egypt

    Workshop on the Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the MENA Region, 2001
    The objective of this study is to examine the impacts of poverty on children's health status and educational attainment in Yemen and Egypt. The hypothesis is children from poor families, particularly girls have lower health status, lower educational attainment, and are most likely to engage in child labour.
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    The effect of child work on school enrollment in Egypt

    Workshop on the Analysis of Poverty and its Determinants in the MENA Region, 2001
    Paper addresses two main research questions. First, to what extent does work (defined both traditionally and more broadly) reduce the school attendance of children in Egypt? The analysis shows that decisions regarding school and work participation are jointly determined and that work significantly reduces school attendance for girls.

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