Searching with a thematic focus on Working CYP, Children and young people, Child poverty, Poverty

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    Eliminating child labour, achieving inclusive economic growth

    World Vision, 2016
    Whilst weak and unequal economic growth can also lead to child labour through its impact on poverty and labour markets, this report seeks to address the issue from a new angle: showing that eliminating child labour can in itself contribute to economic growth.
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    Children, transport and mobility in sub-Saharan Africa: developing a child-centred evidence base to improve policy and change thinking across Africa

    Department for International Development, UK, 2016
    This project focused on the mobility constraints faced by children in accessing health, educational and other facilities in sub-Saharan Africa, lack of direct information on how these constraints impact on children's current and future livelihood opportunities, and lack of guidelines on how to tackle them.
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    New knowledge on children and young people: a synthesis of evidence - summary paper

    Impact Initiative, 2015
    Improving children and young people’s (CYP) wellbeing, and recognising the role they can play in creating a more sustainable world will be critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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    Factors influencing decisions to use child labour: a case study of poor households in Kabul

    Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2008
    How do households decide whether to put children into work? This case study set in Kabul explores the processes through which poor households make decisions about whether or not to put children into work.
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    Understanding bonded child labour in Asia: an introduction to the nature of the problem and how to address it

    Child Workers in Asia, 2007
    This document presents an overview of bonded child labour in South and Southeast Asia, and provides information on legal instruments and approaches that organisations might use to fight it.
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    Children's work in Cambodia: a challenge for growth and poverty reduction

    Understanding Children’s Work (UCW) Programme, 2006
    Child labour constitutes a key obstacle to achieving universal primary education and other Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). This report provides an overview of child labour in Cambodia, its extent and nature, its determinants, and its consequences on health and education.
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    Child labor across the developing world: patterns and correlations

    World Bank, 2007
    This background paper to the 2007 World Development Report presents a comparative study of child labour across 65 developing countries. Drawing on data originally obtained from household sample surveys conducted between 1993 and 2003, the authors construct a detailed profile of child economic activity and child labour, identifying similarities and differences across regions and between genders.
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    Voices of child migrants: a better understanding of how life is

    Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty, University of Sussex, 2006
    There is a significant gap between how children see their own experiences of migration and the way that child migrants are often represented. This report presents accounts from 16 children from Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, India and Ghana who were interviewed in the course of the Migration DRC research so as to highlight what children themselves think and say about their lives.
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    How and why we work: child workers in the informal economy in Phnom Penh and Battambang

    World Vision International Resources on Child Rights, 2005
    While it is well-recognised that the "worst forms of child labour" are pervasive throughout Cambodia, the full dimension of urban child labour remains elusive, in part because of the wide range of implicated sectors (both formal and informal), the broad geographic reach and disparities depending on location, the hidden nature of particular forms of labour (domestic labour, illegal drug trafficking
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    In focus: children and poverty

    United Nations Development Programme, 2004
    This issue of In Focus, the regular publication of the International Poverty Centre of UNDP, is devoted to the topic of childhood poverty, which is central to achieving progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and plays an important role in the transmission of disadvantage from one generation to another.Caroline Harper from the University of Manchester discusses why it is essential t