Searching with a thematic focus on Children and young people, Governance
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- DocumentInter-Parliamentary Union, 2017This research paper highlights linkages between youth participation in parliament and peace and security in the world.DocumentCommonwealth Secretariat, 2016The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), have set out an ambitious agenda for global development for the next fifteen years, leading up to 2030. Empowering young people to hold governments and duty-bearers accountable is one of the most important means of implementation for an agenda that “leaves no one behind”.OrganisationThe Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s EconOrganisationEquity for Children is an initiative of the Studley Graduate Program of International Affairs (SGPIA) at The New School in New York City.Document
Does less engaged mean less empowered? Political participation lags among African youth, especially womenAfrobarometer, 2016The African Union (AU) Assembly declared 2009 - 2018 the "African Youth Decade" and released an action plan to promote youth empowerment and development throughout the continent, including by raising young citizens' representation and participation in political processes.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016Africa is a young continent, with a median age of some 19.3 years and 75% of its population aged 35 or younger. As the continent has long recognised – and as the so-called Arab Spring has confirmed – this large youth population presents many complex and important strategic challenges that must be met.Document
Using entertainment education to promote self-efficacy and aspirations among young Malawians: the Tisankhenji Radio ProgramJohns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa, 2013The Tisankhenji radio programme (see Related Summaries at bottom of page) aired from 2005 to 2008 and was designed to prevent HIV among young people in Malawi, especially girls age 10 to 14, by increasing self-efficacy, encouraging open discussion, promoting career goals, and encouraging aspirations for education and careers.DocumentPlan International, 2016Children with disabilities experience very high levels of violence, according to this research from Plan International and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The new study carried out in Uganda and Malawi provides valuable insights into the lives of children with disabilities. Key findings include:DocumentInternational HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2015This 30-page report shares perspectives and insights from young people from around the world living with and affected by HIV, who share their visions for realising and claiming their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and for setting priorities for HIV and SRHR integration.Document
Creating space for child participation in local governance in Tanzania: Save the Children and Children's CouncilsResearch on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2012Children’s right to be heard is internationally recognised by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.