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    Vocational education in Kenya - a randomized evaluation

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
    Despite the importance of youth unemployment, little is known about how best to facilitate the transition of youth from school to the labor market in less developed countries, or how to provide marketable skills for youth not on the academic schooling track. Vocational education provides a promising opportunity for addressing the problem.
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    Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

    The Campbell Collaboration, 2015
    There are estimated to be over one billion people with disabilities globally and 80% of them live in low- and middle-income countries. They are often excluded from education, health, and employment and other aspects of society leading to an increased risk of poverty.
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    Women's Networks in MENA

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2015
    This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Women’s networks in MENA: Map and analyse the international/cross-country women’s networks across the Middle East and North Africa.
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    Links between women’s empowerment (or lack of) and outbreaks of violent conflict

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2014
    This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Links between women’s empowerment (or lack of) and outbreaks of violent conflict: What evidence exists for links between women’s empowerment (or lack of) and outbreaks of violent conflict? Key findings:
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    Links between gender-based violence and outbreaks of violent conflict

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2014
    This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Links between gender-based violence and outbreaks of violent conflict: What evidence exists for links between gender-based violence and outbreaks of violent conflict?Key findings: Gender-based violence (GBV) is prevalent in all contexts and countries of the world.
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    Helpdesk Report: Mental health of women and girls in developing countries

    Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014
    Mental disorders contribute to 13 per cent of the global burden of disease worldwide. The majority-almost three quarters-of this burden occurs in low-and middle-income countries (LMIC). Gender is a critical determinant of mental health and mental illness. Gender dictates the differential power and control men and women have over the socioeconomic determinants of their mental health and lives.
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    Learning from an interrupted evaluation: Lessons from the randomized impact evaluation “Female Empowerment and Occupational Impacts of Vocational Training in the day - to - day life of the oases in rural Mauritania”

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014
    Security is an important parameter to consider when thinking of, designing and implementing a randomized impact evaluation. Some very concrete problems can appear, which are not always easy to foresee beforehand. They can stem from “normal” criminality or from politically sensitive situations.
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    Integrated programmes supporting adolescent girls

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2014
    This Helpdesk report answers the following query: Please identify examples of integrated programmes that support adolescent girls.
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    Gender: Topic Guide

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2014
    This Topic Guide introduces some of the best literature on a range of gender issues and highlights major critical debates. It is intended primarily as a reference for policymakers and highlights practical guidance, lessons learned and case studies. New publications and emerging issues will be regularly incorporated. Issues covered include, among others:
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    Focus on Female Genital Mutilation

    International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2013
    Despite considerable research on FGM/C, there is little knowledge of what really works based on quantitative impact evaluations. Key findings from a systematic review to understand the effectiveness of interventions in reducing the prevalence of FGM/C, and the related contextual factors:

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