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

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    The question of youth participation in peacebuilding processes in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2013
    The available body of literature addressing the roles of young people in armed conflict provides evidence of extensive child and youth involvement in warfare. Contrary to the dominant perception of youths as inherently violent, this paper posits that young people are not intrinsically inclined to violent behaviour; rather, they are products of their societies.
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    Playing for peace

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2010
    With 2010 both the year of the World Cup and Peace and Security in Africa, ACCORD  issued this special publication on football, peace and development. Beyond the skills displayed by professional stars on the big stage, football on the African continent has in the past played a major role in the struggles for national liberation, self-determination and democracy.
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    Opportunity or threat: the engagement of youth in African societies

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2012
    The unemployment crisis in Africa is a critical challenge to a majority of youth. This situation demands a clear policy framework, accompanied by clear budgetary allocations. The chapters in this monograph examine the dynamics of the youth population on the basis of underlying relationships and social structures.
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    The complexity of applying UN Resolution 1325 in post conflict reintegration processes: The case of Northern Uganda

    African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2011
    The United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 calls on all actors involved to address the special needs of women and girls during rehabilitation, reintegration and post-conflict reconstruction. This study endeavours to analyse the reintegration experience of women and girls in post-conflict Uganda.
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    Assessment of crime and violence in Mozambique and recommendations for violence prevention and reduction

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012
    Mozambique also suffers from country specific crime challenges. For example, levels are burglary and livestock theft are ranked highest in all of Africa with 13% and 19% of respondents respectively reporting victimisation.
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    African students in China An exploration of increasing numbers and their motivations in Beijing

    Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, 2012
    Besides the field of commercial activities, education has become a great component of the Sino-African framework.
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    Juvenile Justice in the West Bank: analysis and recommendations for reform

    While the State of Palestine has made significant strides in enacting laws that are intended to protect the rights of juveniles in the criminal justice system, this study shows that poor implementation and lack of oversight undercut these laws.
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    Girl consultation research toolkit

    This guide is for individuals or organisations wishing to speak directly to girls in poverty. It includes a selection of tools to help you hear from girls, to understand their lives, to uncover the issues and challenges they face and to gather their opinions on how they want the world to change.
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    DFID Violence Against Women and Girls Helpdesk: Evidence Digest Issue 01

    Department for International Development, UK, 2014
    This publication was produced by the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Helpdesk, a research and advice service for DFID that brings together the latest updates on gender violence worldwide based on surveys and relevant policy updates from international organisations. A compendium of latest evidence on gender violence, this brief sheds new light on the problem in various countries.
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    Gender, violence and the post-2015 framework

    Overseas Development Institute, 2013
    Should the post-2015 development agenda include a specific focus on violence against women? Should gender-equity be a goal in the development agenda? This publication emphasises the urgent need for ensuring the human rights of women and girls by making them national and global commitments.