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- DocumentWater Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, 2016Gender equality, serving the most vulnerable, and addressing the particular needs of women and girls are among the core principles of the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF). In order to better understand the link between gender dynamics and the impact of its Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) interventions, the GSF supported a study in a small number of communities in Madagascar in 2015.DocumentEnd Child Marriage Now (African Union), 2016AIDS is now the number-one killer of adolescents in Africa. What is more worrying is that seven of every 10 new infections of HIV among adolescents are girls, which shows how vulnerable girls are to acquiring HIV.OrganisationThe AU Commission’s Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa aims to combat negative practices that impinge on or contravene the rights and welfare of the child, in particular the girl-child.Document
The interplay between community, household and child level influences on trajectories to early marriage in EthiopiaYoung Lives, 2016Child marriage is a global concern and a priority issue for the African Union; the Ethiopian government has devised a strategy to eliminate the practice by 2025.DocumentYoung Lives, 2017Prevalence rates of child marriage and early child-bearing have been declining across India over the past two decades, but absolute numbers remain high.Document
Child Under-weight and Agricultural Productivity in India: Implications for Public Provisioning and Women’s AgencyReview of Radical Political Economics, 2015The well-known pathways that link agriculture to child nutrition are food, quality of food, and care of feeding. Further, agricultural productivity growth contributes significantly to poverty reduction and reduction in child undernutrition.DocumentWorld Bank Publications, 2015This module provides guidance and a comprehensive menu of practical tools for integrating gender in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of projects and investments in climate-smart agriculture (CSA).Document
Vulnerability to climate change and adaptation strategies of local communities in Malawi: experiences of women fish-processing groups in the Lake Chilwa BasinEarth System Dynamics, 2016In recent years, research on climate change and human security has received much attention among policy makers and academia alike.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016Costa Rica is developing a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) that will provide climate finance for best livestock management practices that generate climate change mitigation benefits.DocumentUN Women, 2016China is vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change in various ways, including through disasters such as floods, droughts and typhoons, and is therefore a key player in the global efforts to mitigate climate change.