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- DocumentYoung Lives, 2017In Ethiopian government policy, marriage under the age of 18 is considered ‘early marriage’ or ‘child marriage’ and is categorised as a harmful traditional practice. Efforts to tackle harmful traditional practices in the country have been made in the name of gender equality.DocumentEffective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2017In Bangladesh there is a paradox when it comes to securing gender-inclusive development outcomes. Since 1991, women have occupied the highest political office and women’s presence is increasing, due to the existence of gender quotas. Women’s movement actors have a long history of mobilisation for women’s rights and securing progressive changes.Document
Understanding children’s experiences of violence in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India: evidence from Young LivesYoung Lives, 2016Physical and emotional violence towards children in India appears to be so widespread that it is often difficult to trace the direct effects of poverty; the findings suggest that a range of factors appear to play a role, especially age and gender norms. This paper explores children’s accounts of violence in Andhra Pradesh, India, and the ways in which factors at theDocumentInstitute of Labor Economics, Bonn, 2016India, one of the world’s two population superpowers, is undergoing unprecedented demographic changes. Increasing longevity and falling fertility have resulted in a dramatic increase in the population of adults aged 60 and up, in both absolute and relative terms.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.