Searching with a thematic focus on Children and young people, Governance

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    Releasing children’s potential and minimizing risks: ICTs, the Internet and violence against children

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2014
    The challenge of creating a safe online environment for children lies in developing a range of responses that strike the appropriate balance between maximising the potential of ICTs to promote and protect children’s rights while minimising the risk and ensuring children’s safety and protection.
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    Progress for children: beyond averages - learning from the MDGs

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2015
    This eleventh edition of Progress for Children is UNICEF’s final report on the child-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It presents latest data that show while the MDGs helped drive tremendous advances in the lives of the world’s children, development efforts in the past 15 years failed to reach millions of the most disadvantaged.
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    How gender shapes adolescence: diverging paths and opportunities

    Young Lives, 2015
    The effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing gender-based inequalities continues to be undermined by knowledge gaps around the determinants, mechanisms, experiences and outcomes of gender dynamics and discrimination in childhood.
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    Children in Barbados and the eastern Caribbean: child rights - the unfinished agenda

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2009
    This report provides profile overviews of the socio-economic situation and main issues situation of children in ten Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean.
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    Helpdesk Report: Child friendly schools and learning outcomes

    Department for International Development, UK, 2010
    A rights-based, child-friendly school (CFS) has two basic characteristics: It is a child-seeking and a child-centred school. Above all, it must reflect an environment of good quality characterised by several essential aspects: inclusive of children, effective for learning, healthy and protective of children, gender-sensitive and involved with children, families, and communities.
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    Shaping our collective futures: the Africa we want

    In 50 years, what kind of Africa can we envision, and then proceed to achieve? What are the non-negotiables? What agenda will see a true transformation of the world in which we live? What factors will enable us to not simply survive, but to thrive?
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    Promoting equity through integrated early child development and nutrition interventions

    Wiley Online Library, 2014
    Sustainable development, a foundation of the post-2015 global agenda, depends on healthy and productive citizens. The origins of adult health begin early in life, stemming from genetic–environmental interactions that include adequate nutrition and opportunities for responsive learning.
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    Creating youth employment in Asia

    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
    Several countries in the Asia-Pacific region are experiencing demographic changes. Over 60 per cent of the world's youth live in Asia and the Pacific, which translates into more than 750 million young women and men aged 15 to 24 years. They represent a key asset for the countries of this region.
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    Post - 2015 Development Agenda - India National Consultation Report: Youth Constituency

    Knowledge Partnership Programme, 2013
    This National consultation report highlights the issues and concerns of Indian youth.  The issues and concerns of the youth were treated holistically and therefore self-reflection and sharing of personal experiences were key processes which allowed participants to share freely.
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    World Development Report 2015: mind, society, and behavior

    World Bank, 2015
    This report argues that development policies based on new insights into how people actually think and make decisions will help governments and civil society more readily tackle such challenges as increasing productivity, breaking the cycle of poverty from one generation to the next, and acting on climate change.