Webpages tagged with «Gender issues»
Launched in 1996 as part of the National Task Force for Children, IRC works to improve the well-being of children, youth, women and families by providing multidisciplinary research and analysis to practitioners, policy makers and advocates in Jordan and the Middle East to enable effective socio-economic planning and decision making.
The Research Center for Children and Families (CENDIF) has as its main objective the study of children, youth and their families, as well as various aspects of human development. An important feature of his work is the development and dissemination of alternative practices to expand and improve programs and services in the areas of education, health and development of the poorest sectors of society. Cendif gives importance to the production, monitoring and evaluation of intervention programs and maintains a very close relationship with the public sector and professionals involved in education and health.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a University with excellence that makes a decisive difference in achieving equity and justice in many spheres by using research, teaching, hands on work and influencing people centered policies. The Institute has Six Schools and their constituent Centres and four Independent Centres.
Keyatta University (KU) takes pride in the fact that it is home to some of the world's top scholars, researchers and educationists. KU is especially renowned for the high standards of the Education Department, its flagship department since inception. This is evidenced by the institution's ISO certification, in addition to being declared the top performing parastatal and university in Kenya in 2008.
CODESRIA is headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. It was established in 1973 as an independent Pan-African organisation with a primary focus on the social sciences, broadly defined. It is recognised not only as the pioneer African social research organisation but also as the apex non-governmental centre of social knowledge production in Africa.
CINDE, is an educational research and development center, based in Colombia, with local, national and international projection. The Center's central focus is the creation of appropriate environments for the healthy physical and psychosocial development of young children.
NOVA is a research institute under the auspices of the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. The aim of the institute is to develop knowledge and understanding of social conditions and processes of change. We focus on issues of life-course events, level of living conditions and aspects of life-quality as well as on programmes and services provided by the welfare system.
The Centre For Family Research has a worldwide reputation for innovative research that increases understanding of children, parents and family relationships with a focus in topics that are of relavance to public policy, health care and people's lives.
The Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life focuses on the ties between families and communities, at neighborhood to global level. We are particularly interested in the everyday experiences of children, youth, and adults in neighborhood institutions, such as schools, workplaces, religious organizations, civic groups, and courts. We seek to provide the knowledge necessary to enable these institutions to ensure respect for individual dignity, enhance "natural" social assistance, build a sense of community, promote civic participation, and foster family and neighborhood responsibility.
The Caribbean Child Development Centre's (CCDC's) vision is to be the premiere Caribbean academic centre dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life for our children. CCDC's mission is to provide support for holistic development for Caribbean children through collaborative research to inform policy and program development, information management and dissemination, training and public service and advocacy
The Faculty's primary research areas are aligned to strategic social policy within the transformation and development agenda of post apartheid South Africa. Many of the projects happen to be in the area of child welfare, many others are on researching children's own perceptions and life experiences. In addition to the research focus, theh Faculty provide post qualifying and continued professional development and training for a range of social service professionals, mainly in child welfare practice. The latter includes child welfare legislation, child protection and clinical work with children and families.