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    Beneficial effects of 12-week OM chanting on memory in school children

    World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2016
    Pranayama is a yogic practice where the subject prolongs and controls the breath, which helps to bring the conscious awareness in breathing; to reshape breathing habits and patterns. OM is one of the fundamental symbols used in the yoga tradition. It is Combination of A, U (O) and M, which symbolizes the three states of consciousness i.e., waking state, dream state and deep sleep respectively.
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    Social protection programs and early childhood development: unexplored potential

    Plan International, 2013
    The rapid growth in social protection programs has been fuelled in part by the promise of its ability to reduce poverty, including emerging findings on improved child health and education outcomes.
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    Early childhood development and cognitive development in developing countries: evidence brief

    Department for International Development, UK, 2014
    This paper summarises findings from the rigorous literature review, Early childhood development and cognitive development in developing countries. It provides an overview of key evidence to assist policy-makers and researchers in assessing the research in this field. Among the key findings are:
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    Early childhood development in the SDGs

    Young Lives, 2016
    Agreement on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) signals that early childhood development (ECD) will be a priority focus for the 21st century.
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    Helpdesk Report: Behaviour change in under 2’s

    Department for International Development, UK, 2010
    This report is on using behaviour change communication to impact positively on caring practices for children under two years of age in India. It has the following sections: Academic Literature Cochrane India specific materials Intrahealth briefs Outside Asia Other
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    Helpdesk Report: Child friendly schools and learning outcomes

    Department for International Development, UK, 2010
    A rights-based, child-friendly school (CFS) has two basic characteristics: It is a child-seeking and a child-centred school. Above all, it must reflect an environment of good quality characterised by several essential aspects: inclusive of children, effective for learning, healthy and protective of children, gender-sensitive and involved with children, families, and communities.
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    1 Helpdesk Report: Learning outcomes in Pak i stan

    Department for International Development, UK, 2011
    Currently only 54% of the population in Pakistan aged 15 or over can read or write (66.25% male and 41.75% female). Of the youth population (15-24 years), the literacy rate (2004-8) is 79% for males and 59% for females.
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    Helpdesk Report: Mother tongue education and girls and poor children

    Department for International Development, UK, 2011
    This review shows that there is evidence that girls, poor and vulnerable children stay in school longer if they are taught first in their mother tongue.
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    Impact of public spending on health and education of children in India: A Panel data simultaneous equation model

    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014
    The basic objective of this study is to examine the impact of public expenditure on health and education after incorporating the linkages between health status of children and their educational achievements in India. The study has developed a simultaneous equation model among health and education of children, and public expenditure on these sectors.
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    Inequality of opportunity in educational attainment in Middle East and North Africa: evidence from household surveys

    Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2014
    Education is widely considered as the most important path to social mobility in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), yet there are very few studies of the extent to which it fulfills this promise.

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