Co-authored by PEP’s John Cockburn, this paper analyses the causal effect of parental education on the potential mismatch between child monetary poverty and multidimensional deprivations.
In order to understand better the food security and livelihoods challenges in Asia, and how these relate to undernutrition and broader child wellbeing, Save the Children has conducted a retrospective synthesis review of its analyses in the region. This review draws on the data, findings and recommendations from 15 studies carried out in five countries in Asia – Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and the Philippines – between 2011 and 2015.
Despite a significant improvement in school attendance Brazil continues to lag behind other Latin American countries in terms of educational outcomes. A team of local PEP researchers set out to measure the impact of child work on learning outcomes to better understand the consequences of children combining work and study.
This study from a team of PEP researchers proposes different reform strategies concerning the two main means tested social protection programs (monetary social assistance and child allowance). The authors proposals aim to improve the targeting and coverage of these programs, as well as acting on the incentives to work by the parents for the benefit of children in poverty.
This is the third book in a series that follows the same 24 children and young people in our study. In this book they share their hopes and their fears, their ideas about themselves, their families and their communities. young Lives believe that the views and experiences of the children in our study are key to understanding childhood poverty and helping identify effectives policies to tackle it.
The kitchen gardens intervention is one of the nutrition-sensitive activities of the WINS project, intended to increase year-round access to nutritious foods, thereby bringing down the cost of a nutritious diet and increasing self-sufficiency and improving dietary diversity. This report presents a costs benefit analysis on the outcomes of the kitchen gardens intervention of the WINS project.
This paper contributes longitudinal research evidence on the impact of structural inequalities on children’s development within households and communities, the ways access to health, education and other key services may reduce or amplify inequalities, and the ways that children’s developmental trajectories diverge from early in life through to early adulthood.
Using data gathered from 12,000 children and their families over the timeframe of the MDGs, and in children’s own words where possible, this report from Young Lives looks beyond the ‘big data’ to see what has changed in the reality of children’s lives in the context of the shifts in national policy, priorities and outcomes related to the MDGs.