Afghanistan and Children and young people
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Content from selected partners can be found by following the relevant links in the central panel below - or check out our editor's selection of the best sector specific information from other websites.
- The BLDS children & young people collection
- Search for the latest children & young people-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- My rights, my voice annual progress report 2012
- Oxfam, 2013
- My Rights, My Voice (MRMV) is an innovative three-year global programme, engaging marginalised children and youth in their rights to health and education services in eight countries. The belief behind the MRMV initiative is that child...
- Lessons learned on integrating disaster risk education into national school curricula
- International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), 2007
- This report presents an overview of the campaign “Disaster risk reduction begins at school” and the lessons learned from good practice in different countries affected by various natural and man-made disasters. Children are...
- The determinants of child labour in Afghanistan
- A. Sim; M.L. Hoilund-Carlsen / Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2009
- Child labour anywhere in the world potentially harms child development. In Afghanistan too, child labour prevails despite government regulation that mandates the minimum working age as 15 for non-hazardous work and 18 f...
- Why might rural households in Afghanistan send their children out to work?
- C. Bassett (ed); P. Hunte; A. Hozyainova / Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2008
- This case study is the second in a three-part series examining household decision making on the use of child labour in urban and rural Afghanistan. In contrast to the other two studies in the series, which were conducted in urban area...
- Children in conflict with the law in Afghanistan
- United Nations Children's Fund, 2008
- There has been increasing attention by the government of Afghanistan and civil society to juvenile justice reform in Afghanistan in recent years. Yet, there remain gaps between the Juvenile Code and the international standards and nor...
- Factors influencing the decision to send children to work in Kabul
- P. Kantor; A. Hozyainova / Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2008
- How do households decide whether to put children into work? This case study set in Kabul explores the processes through which poor households make decisions about whether or not to put children into work. By focusing on poor household...
- Children in armed conflict: current trends and concerns
- Reliefweb, 2007
- This document is the annual report from the Secretary-General. It details progress in the implementation of SC Resolution 1612 – ending the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict and its monitoring and reporting mecha...
- Can participation help empower children in Afghanistan?
- C. O’Kane / Children, Youth and Environments, 2007
- Following more than two decades of war, the range of child rights violations in Afghanistan were significant. Child-focused agencies working in Afghanistan during the 1990s had mainly focused on reducing the threats to children’...
- Afghan authorities need to do more to protect women from abuse
- Amnesty International, 2005
- This report highlights the failure of the Afghan state to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of women and girls. It seeks to provide examples that highlight the inability, and at times the lack of will, of the government and its i...
- Legal and policy aspects of corporal punishment of children in South Asia
- Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children, 2005
- This report reviews law and policy in relation to corporal punishment of children in South Asia. The report shows that children in eight countries in the South Asia region are not fully protected under assault laws, despite the...