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The challenges of institutionalizing community-level social accountability mechanisms for health and nutrition: a qualitative study in Odisha, IndiaBioMed Central, 2018India has been at the forefront of innovations around social accountability mechanisms in improving the delivery of public services, including health and nutrition. Yet little is known about how such initiatives are faring now that they are incorporated formally into government programmes and implemented at scale. This brings greater impetus to understand their effectiveness.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2018In 1994, both Rwanda and South Africa emerged from a long and protracted history of colonisation, conflict, genocide, and apartheid which left lasting scars on their education systems. Both countries have undertaken educational reforms to try to strengthen social cohesion.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2018Disasters have a disproportionate impact on people with disabilities, who are at higher risk of death, injury and loss of property. Although the rights and needs of people with disabilities in disasters are increasingly being addressed through policies, standards and guidelines, much more needs to be done to remove the barriers to their inclusion in disasterDocument
Evidence and gap map of studies assessing the effectiveness of interventions for people with disabilitiesThe Campbell Collaboration, 2018This evidence gap map was commissioned to draw together what is known about ‘what works’ for people with disabilities and identify gaps in evidence (i.e. areas where this is less or no evidence).DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2018This report focuses on the specific challenges and opportunities of states that are making 2 challenging concurrent transitions, away from both extreme poverty and from conflict.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2018In 2017, the number of international migrants reached 258 million, while the total number of refugees and asylum-seekers in the world reached 25.9 million. The economic dimensions of mobility, in terms of access to jobs and sustainable livelihoods, are central to the integration process of these groups, yet they often face structural, legal and other barriers.DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2018The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight how transformations to sustainable economies and societies are a major global challenge.Document
Estimating the number of out-of-school children: methodological problems and alternative approaches - India case studyUNESCO Institute for Statistics, 2016This paper is a follow-up of the India Report on Out-of-School Children (United Nations Children’s Fund and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, August 2014).DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2018Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added tax (VAT) regime by reducing tax evasion through a combination of measures, including improved tax legislation and more effecDocument
The value of mobilizing local resources for women’s rights in the global south and east: case studies of ten women’s fundsProspera - International Network of Women's Funds, 2015New research by Mama Cash, the International Network of Women’s Funds, and the International Human Rights Funders Group explores the role of resource mobilisation in expanding local support for women’s rights and strengthening local cultures of philanthropy in the Global South and East.