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- DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015School-based management (SBM) is considered a low-cost way of making public spending on education more efficient by increasing the accountability of the agents and empowering clients to improve learning outcomes. By putting power in the hands of the end users, SBM can lead to better school management that is more responsive to the needs of end users.DocumentYoung Lives, 2015Huge optimism surrounded the global commitment at the turn of the century to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Many of the goals related to children and childhood, including ending poverty and hunger, expanding enrolment in primary education, and improving access to clean water and sanitation.Document
Thinking outside the box: exploring the critical roles of sports, arts, and culture in preventing violent extremismHedayah, 2015Unlike traditional law-enforcement and military responses to terrorism and conflict, countering violent extremism (CVE) efforts take a preventive approach aimed at reducing the appeal and recruiting potential of extremist groups.DocumentKidsRights Foundation, 2014Malawi has the eighth highest rate of child marriage in the world, with over half of girls marrying under the age of 18. It is one of the world’s poorest countries, with 61% of the population living below the poverty line.DocumentKidsRights Foundation, 2014An estimated 115 million children from 5 to 17 years old work in hazardous conditions across the world. The ILO estimates that some 22,000 children are killed at work every year. Those who survive can develop health problems later in life due to poor working conditions while their bodies and minds are still growing and developing.DocumentKidsRights Foundation, 2014In 2000, Nepal abolished the Kamaiya system of bonded agricultural labour, where families of the low-status Tharu tribe would be put to work to pay the never-ending interest on historical debts.DocumentKidsRights Foundation, 2014Every week, children in Uganda disappear when parents aren’t watching. Later, children are found dead or alive, with blood or body parts missing. In many of these cases, parts were removed by witch doctors when the children were still alive, in a ceremonial ritual of sacrifice.DocumentKidsRights Foundation, 2015The KidsRights Index is the first annually available global ranking on how countries world-wide are adhering to children’s rights. The Index is the global measurement tool that assesses the observance of rights of the child included in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in all countries in the world for which data is available.OrganisationKidsRights promotes the wellbeing of very vulnerable children across the world and advocates the realisation of their rights.DocumentKidsRights Foundation, 2014Ivory Coast now accounts for 35% of the world’s cocoa production. Around 900,000 farmers grow the bean, and 3.5 million people depend on it for their livelihoods. The most recent data shows that an estimated 819,921 children worked in the 2008/2009 harvest season.