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Maimuna’s story, Nigeria
2013
In this article, Girl Child Concerns, an arm of the organisation, Girls Not Brides, shares this heart-warming testimonial of a young Nigerian girl, Maimuna. Child marriage is commonplace in Maimuna’s village in Northe...
Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls
L. Gbowee 2012
All across the globe there are policies, conventions and laws, championed by great people, all with the aim of ensuring the safety and advancement of young people, especially girls. By and large, these have all failed. This...
Stop violence against girls in school: a cross-country analysis of change in Ghana, Kenya and Mozambique
ActionAid International, 2013
Recent reviews on what works to challenge violence against girls have concluded that the evidence base is weak, and there is a clear need for robust research to help inform interventions. This study is one of the first comprehensive a...
Gender Equity and Empowerment in Nigeria: Implications for Educational Management
N.A Nwaoku; S.I Efanga 2011
Despite tremendous efforts by the Nigerian government over the past three decades to increase educational opportunities for males and females, significant gender challenges remain. This paper discusses the persistent gender gap in the...
Implications of Missionary Education for Women in Nigeria: A Historical Analysis
U.U Okonkwo; M.E Ezeh 2008
What type of education was dispensed by missionary agencies and the British colonial administration, and how has this affected women’s development in Nigeria? This study traces the evolution of education policies in the country,...
Efficiency analysis of classroom infrastructure for primary education in Bangladesh
Evidence on Demand, 2014
The Directorate of Primary Education in Bangladesh, under the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, is implementing the Third Primary Education Development Programme (PEDP 3) from July 2011 over a period of 5 years. This ...
Highlighting the evidence gap: how cost-effective are interventions to improve early childhood nutrition and development?
N. Batura / Oxford Journals, 2014
There is growing evidence of the effectiveness of early childhood interventions to improve the growth and development of children. Although, historically, nutrition and stimulation interventions may have been delivered separately, the...
Children’s multidimensional health and medium-run cognitive skills
E. Aurino; F. Burchi / Young Lives, 2014
By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income ...
Targeting girls’ education: effects of gender targeting on enrollment, retention, and learning in rural Rajasthan
Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Using a randomised experiment in rural Rajasthan, India, this paper evaluates the effectiveness of an education program aimed to increase girls’ retention, enrollment and learning. While enrollment and community sensitisation we...
Child labor and learning
P.M. Emerson; V. Ponczek; A. Portela Souza / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2014
While much is known about the incidence and the determinants of child labor, surprisingly little is known about the consequences of child work on participants. Important policy questions such as how young is too young to work, are som...
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Maimuna’s story, Nigeria
2013
In this article, Girl Child Concerns, an arm of the organisation, Girls Not Brides, shares this heart-warming testimonial of a young Nigerian girl, Maimuna. Child marriage is commonplace in Maimuna’s village in Northe...
Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls
L. Gbowee 2012
All across the globe there are policies, conventions and laws, championed by great people, all with the aim of ensuring the safety and advancement of young people, especially girls. By and large, these have all failed. This...
Stop violence against girls in school: a cross-country analysis of change in Ghana, Kenya and Mozambique
ActionAid International, 2013
Recent reviews on what works to challenge violence against girls have concluded that the evidence base is weak, and there is a clear need for robust research to help inform interventions. This study is one of the first comprehensive a...
Gender Equity and Empowerment in Nigeria: Implications for Educational Management
N.A Nwaoku; S.I Efanga 2011
Despite tremendous efforts by the Nigerian government over the past three decades to increase educational opportunities for males and females, significant gender challenges remain. This paper discusses the persistent gender gap in the...
Implications of Missionary Education for Women in Nigeria: A Historical Analysis
U.U Okonkwo; M.E Ezeh 2008
What type of education was dispensed by missionary agencies and the British colonial administration, and how has this affected women’s development in Nigeria? This study traces the evolution of education policies in the country,...
Efficiency analysis of classroom infrastructure for primary education in Bangladesh
Evidence on Demand, 2014
The Directorate of Primary Education in Bangladesh, under the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, is implementing the Third Primary Education Development Programme (PEDP 3) from July 2011 over a period of 5 years. This ...
Highlighting the evidence gap: how cost-effective are interventions to improve early childhood nutrition and development?
N. Batura / Oxford Journals, 2014
There is growing evidence of the effectiveness of early childhood interventions to improve the growth and development of children. Although, historically, nutrition and stimulation interventions may have been delivered separately, the...
Children’s multidimensional health and medium-run cognitive skills
E. Aurino; F. Burchi / Young Lives, 2014
By recognising the multifaceted nature of health, this paper engages in the lively debate on the effects of health in early childhood on educational outcomes in later life stages, bringing new evidence from four low-and middle-income ...
Targeting girls’ education: effects of gender targeting on enrollment, retention, and learning in rural Rajasthan
Population Studies Center, University of Michigan, 2014
Using a randomised experiment in rural Rajasthan, India, this paper evaluates the effectiveness of an education program aimed to increase girls’ retention, enrollment and learning. While enrollment and community sensitisation we...
Child labor and learning
P.M. Emerson; V. Ponczek; A. Portela Souza / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2014
While much is known about the incidence and the determinants of child labor, surprisingly little is known about the consequences of child work on participants. Important policy questions such as how young is too young to work, are som...
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West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology
African Research Review (AFRREV) is the publishing arm of the International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is a group of four Journals which currently serve as open access platform for scholarly dialogue for those in the academic world who care about academic issues and sustainable development. AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology is one...
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI)
Virtual research organisation
IGI Global
IGI Global is an international academic publisher of more than 2,000+ reference books, 150+ journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases covering the utilisation and management of information science and technology, as it is applied to the areas of: education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, public administration, computer science, and engineering....
International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET)
International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET) is an international academic journal which gains a foothold in Singapore, Asia and opens to the world. It aims to promote the integration of information and education technology. The focus is to publish papers on state-of-the-art Information and Education Technology. Submitted papers will be reviewed by technical committees of t...
Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE)
The Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE) was founded in 2005, with the aim to develop academic standards and environment personnel. It showcases the academic outcomes and cooperation of Thai institutes offering courses on the environment. So far more than 15 Thai universities have contributed to its activities, including: developing the Thai Qual...
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team (HEART)
HEART is a consortium of leading organisations in international development, health, nutrition and education.  It works together to support the use of evidence and expert advice in policymaking. HEART helps time-pressured decision-makers better understand, interpret and apply health, nutrition and education evidence. It is primarily designed to provide the most relevant evidence to address pa...
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)
UNESCO-IHE is an international institute for water education.
Centre for Development Finance (CDF)
The Centre for Development Finance focuses on improving the delivery of public goods that contribute to inclusive social and economic opportunity in India.
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