Adolescent Lives: Sarada's Story
Hear from a Young Lives participant on overcoming obstacles from disability, and avoiding early marriage to achive her ambitions.
Adolescent Lives: Seble's Story
Hear from a Young Lives participant on how early marriage impacts the opportunities of girls in Ethiopia
Adolescent Lives: Shanmuka's Story
Hear from a Young Lives participant on how gender impacts the opportunities of girls in India.
Adolescent Lives: Harika's Story
Hear from a Young Lives participant on how gender impacts opportunities for girls in India
The OECD launched the Child Well-Being Data Portal, a new resource that brings together comparative, cross-national data on children and the settings in which children grow up.
Dr Agnes Akosua Aidoo, keynote address at, 'Putting Children First': Identifying Solutions and Taking Action to Tackle Poverty and Inequality in Africa - International Conference 23-25th October 2017, Addis Ababa
Around the world, the shame felt by those enduring extreme economic hardship can become a trap. Only when policymakers grasp that dignity and self-respect are prerequisites in the struggle against privation – rather than outcomes of its alleviation – will the world have a fighting chance to eradicate poverty in all its forms. Read Keetie Roelen's blog.
In this blog Christian Oldiges of OPHI reflects on one of the many discussion points of the "Putting Children First" conference, that of the basic but important principle that child poverty is multidimensional in nature. Drawing on real world examples of how governments can easily apply the Alkire-Foster (AF) method to identify multidimensionally poor children and compute Child Multidimensional Poverty Indices (C-MPIs) to guide policy making
Talking with unemployed young people in Africa about their efforts to find work is often dispiriting; sometimes it is heart-rending. A quest for good (or any) employment features strongly in so many young peoples’ stories. But is the ‘mobile phone’ turning this quest around?
Blog by Professor Gina Porter
A guide being launched today by the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty, offers practical solutions and approaches organized by five indicative milestones to guide the work towards a world free from child poverty.
Between 2012 and 2015, Save the Children conducted nine HEA and six Cost of the Diet studies from 12 livelihood zones and five countries (Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and the Philippines) which provide a detailed and unique insight into the livelihoods and choices of poor households in a number of locations across Asia.