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Published June 12, 2013 11:53 AM

Aletheia es una revista electrónica, de las áreas de las Ciencias Humanas y sociales, con periodicidad semestral, fundada en el año 2008 en Colombia, en el marco de las Maestrías de la Fundación Centro Internacional de Educación y Desarrollo Humano CINDE, en convenios con la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional y la Universidad de Manizales.

Published June 12, 2013 11:31 AM

La Revista Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Niñez y Juventud es una publicación semestral que recoge resultados de investigación y meta-análisis inter y trans-disciplinarios. Presenta trabajos y conocimientos sobre la niñez y la juventud de Colombia, Latinoamérica y el Caribe.Presenta diversas perspectivas disciplinarias tales como las neurociencias, la psicología, la sociología, la antropología, la pedagogía, la lingüística, la historia y la filosofía.

Published June 10, 2013 8:08 PM

This paper is one of a series of papers in a research project, The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. Motivated by a concern with the consequences of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) beyond the achievement of the 2015 targets, the Project seeks to explore their broader policy and programmatic implications.

 

Published June 10, 2013 8:08 PM

This paper is one of a series of papers in a research project, The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. Motivated by a concern with the consequences of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) beyond the achievement of the 2015 targets, the Project seeks to explore their broader policy and programmatic implications.

Published June 10, 2013 2:06 PM

This report analyses supplementary evidential reasons for undertaking a human rights-based approach to women's and children's health. The first of its type, this 140 page monograph launched by WHO sets out a multi-disciplinary and multi-method approach to human rights impact evaluation -- and makes a number of recommendations.

Published June 4, 2013 12:08 AM

This new book charts the lives and aspirations of 13 of the Young Lives children in India. Their stories tell a fascinating tale of how children in Andhra Pradesh see their lives and give us a unique insight into how their lives are changing as they are growing up. Authors: Uma Vennam and Piyali Sarkar

Published June 3, 2013 11:52 PM

The Childwatch International Research Network disseminates every month an online newsletter with the latest news on child research; publications, news, conferences, events, including the latest news from our Key Institutions. 

Childwatch International links local, regional and national research efforts to an international research based knowledge, practice and policy on children’s issues. If you have any information regarding child research you would like added to our newsletter, please send us an email: childwatch@uio.no with the subject: Newsletter item.

Published May 30, 2013 10:11 AM

The 2013 edition of The State of the World’s Children, launched May 30, is dedicated to the situation of children with disabilities. The report examines the barriers – from inaccessible buildings to dismissive attitudes, from invisibility in official statistics to vicious discrimination – that deprive children with disabilities of their rights and keep them from participating fully in society.

Published May 30, 2013 10:11 AM

Countdown launched its 2013 Accountability Report at the Women Deliver conference, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in May 2013. This report, Accountability for Maternal, Newborn & Child Survival: The 2013 Update, highlights country achievements in increasing coverage of key interventions, and identify remaining challenges many countries face in reaching all women and children with life-saving services.

Published May 29, 2013 4:47 PM

The report identifies and analyses the approach to deinstitutionalisation that was adopted in Moldova, and identifies best practices and lessons that may be relevant, useful and replicable by other initiatives and organisations both within Moldova and worldwide.

Published May 29, 2013 4:47 PM

This research paper published by Terre Des Hommes, looks at the intra EU migration of Romanian and Bulgarian children to France and Greece in situations of vulnerability. It focuses on the return procedures that are used by countries and assesses the latter in the light of the principle of the best interests of the Child as enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child to which all EU Member States have adhered.

Published May 29, 2013 3:56 PM

The focus in this paper is on non-contributory social transfers which are considered to be the main social protection instruments targeted specifically at poor and vulnerable households, and which are financed from general government revenues.

Published May 29, 2013 3:55 PM

This paper links the concept and practice of accountability with child rights, by asking: (1) What accountability means when children are the rights holders, and whose role is it to exact that accountability? (2) What are the assumptions underpinning social accountability, and how can they be revised from the child-rights perspective? (3) How do social and political dynamics at community and national levels, often not linked to child rights issues, shape accountability outcomes?

Published May 13, 2013 12:26 PM

This new journal develops The Lancet's commitment to evidence-based medicine and public health in low-income and middle-income countries and offer readers unrestricted access to all content.

Published May 10, 2013 5:49 PM

The Childwatch International Research Network disseminates every month an online newsletter with the latest news on child research; publications, news, conferences, events, including the latest news from our Key Institutions. 

Childwatch International links local, regional and national research efforts to an international research based knowledge, practice and policy on children’s issues. If you have any information regarding child research you would like added to our newsletter, please send us an email: childwatch@uio.no with the subject: Newsletter item.

Published May 8, 2013 3:02 PM

This paper, by Rozana Himaz, investigates whether the death of a parent during middle childhood (ages 7–8 to 11–12) has different effects on a child's schooling and psychosocial outcomes when compared with death during adolescence (ages 11–12 to 14–15) in Ethiopia.

Published May 8, 2013 3:02 PM

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) of India requires one-third of the beneficiaries to be women, and equal wages to be paid to female and male participants. Young Lives studies its impact on children’s educational attainment via women’s increased access to labour-market opportunities.

Published May 8, 2013 3:02 PM

The paper assesses the available evidence on the potential effects of social transfers on child protection outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: the negative outcomes or damaging exposure of children to violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect, and improved outcomes or a reduction in exposure to these phenomena.

Published May 8, 2013 3:01 PM

Written by Janet Moyles this information sheet explores what is play and its importance to and for children’s development in the early years (birth to seven years old). It also explores the importance of adult roles, advocacy and the child’s right to play

Published May 8, 2013 3:01 PM

Eurochild has produced an assessment document to the  European Commission Recommendation on child poverty, entitled "Investing in children: breaking the cycle of disadvantage", which was adopted on 20 February 2013 as part of the Social Investment Package for Growth and Cohesion (SIP).

Published May 8, 2013 3:00 PM

This report brings together two important policy debates at EU level: Roma inclusion and child poverty & well-being. This report marked International Roma Day - 8 April 2013.

Published May 8, 2013 1:13 PM

New research shows that some of the poorest developing countries are showing the greatest political commitment to tackling hunger and undernutrition

Published May 8, 2013 11:49 AM

Play for Wales is published by Play Wales three times a year. Play Wales produces publications that raise awareness about children and young people's play and good practice guidelines in providing for it.

Published May 3, 2013 3:23 PM

Childhoods, Real and Imagined: Volume 1, An Introduction to Critical Realism and Childhood Studies by Priscilla Alderson, (Routledge, May 2013, £24.99). This new book sets out twelve basic ideas in critical realism to show how they can increase our research understanding of children’s lives.

Published Apr. 26, 2013 10:55 AM

International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) presents a series of One Pagers (OPs) aimed at stimulating public policy debates on key inclusive development issues. Covering interrelated areas, such as equitable access to water, electricity, and sanitation, cash transfer programmes, gender equality, employment generation policies, HIV/AIDS financing, and inclusive macro and financial policies, the present collection is a useful tool for policymakers, development specialist and advisors, researchers, the civil society and the UN family.