2018 UNICEF report providing an overview of why cash transfers matter for children and families, how UNICEF has engaged with cash transfers globally and what opportunities and challenges exist.
1.2 billion children are threatened by conflict, widespread poverty or discrimination against girls.
In commemoration of International Children’s Day, Save the Children released its second annual End of Childhood Index, taking a hard look at the events that rob children of their childhoods and prevent them from reaching their full potential.
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.