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- 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.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014This FAO note gives a brief introduction to the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus conceptual framework as a useful way to describe and address the complex and interrelated nature of our global resource systems. It puts forward WEF as a conceptual approach:Document
Climate change and water: An overview from the World Water Development Report 3: Water in a changing worldUnited Nations World Water Assessment Programme, 2009This World Water Assessment Programme Special Report brings together messages on water and climate change from the World Water Development Report 3: Water in a Changing World.OrganisationHosted and led by UNESCO, the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) coordinates the work of 31 UN-WaterDocumentWorld Water Council, 2016Llaunched by the Morroccan government at COP22 in Marrakech, the blue book aims to raise international awareness on the vulnerability of water in the context of climate change and the urgency of action. It also speaks in favor of merging both agendas of water and climate, in order to ensure a total integration of water in the negotiations on climate change.DocumentBusiness for Social Responsibility, 2016Buyers and investors are back in Yangon looking for opportunities, attracted in part by the country’s low labour costs. However, Myanmar has spent over a decade cut off from Western markets and the compliance culture that has evolved around social and environmental management of supply chains.DocumentWorld Vision, 2016Whilst 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.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.Document
Climate change adaption readiness: lessons from the 2015/16 El Niño for climate readiness in Southern AfricaSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2017Southern Africa is experiencing its worst drought in at least 35 years. The drought is associated with an acute El Niño cycle, a periodic weather phenomenon that affects weather patterns across large regions of the globe, including Southern Africa.