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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2012The 1992–1998 Tajik armed conflict claimed at least 100,000 lives. About 18 per cent of the country’s population was displaced in the first few years of the war. The majority of displaced and refugees returned to their homes by 1995.DocumentBRIDGE, 2015This story of change pulls out the key findings and recommendations from EMERGE case study 7, which focuses on the work of Living Peace in DRC. This initiative provides support through group therapy for men (and their partners) to reduce sexual and gender based violence and promote equitable gender norms.DocumentUSA Agency for International Development, 2013This paper summarises evidence on youth education in crisis- and conflict-affected settings. The role of education and youth engagement in these contexts is discussed. A summary of the research available indicates that life skills training has resulted in increased self-awareness and empathy, as well as, decision making, goal setting, and communication skills for youth.Document
Victims’ rights in multicultural contexts: The case of Inés Fernández at the Inter-American court of human rightsEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013What advances can we identify in international human rights regimes that incorporate alternative cultural understandings of reparations in their verdicts?Document
Preventive interventions to reduce youth gang violence in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic reviewThe Campbell Collaboration, 2015Youth gang membership and the crime that it generates is a serious problem in low- and middle-income countries, involving many thousands of young people and resulting in billions of dollars of crime, loss of life, and social disruption.DocumentEvidence and Lessons from Latin America, 2013This Spotlight presents some of the most important publications documenting the various manifestations of violence against women in Latin America.DocumentAfrican Capacity Building Foundation, 2014The Africa Capacity Report (ACR) and its supporting indicators offer inputs for decisions on what to finance to develop capacity. Most countries are doing well on their policy environments and having processes in place to implement policies. Countries are doing less well on achieving development results and least on capacity development outcomes.Document
Reintegrating and employing high risk youth in Liberia: lessons from a randomized evaluation of a landmine action agricultural training program for ex-combatants2011Despite a lack of rigorous evidence, states and aid agencies encourage employment programmes to rehabilitate men who are at risk of returning to violence, in the belief that peaceful work opportunities will deter them from crime and violence.DocumentZentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn, 2013The transition from violence and instability to peace and prosperity is rarely linear, but rather defined more by its complexity and the alignment of often-surprising conditions.Document
Education rigorous literature review: what works to promote children’s educational access, quality of learning, and wellbeing in crisis-affected contextsDepartment for International Development, UK, 2015This study is a rigorous review of evidence found in the literature that shows which interventions promote educational access, quality of learning, and wellbeing among children who live in crisis-affected areas, and those in settings where a crisis has just ended.