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    2006 – 2007 World Disaster Reduction Campaign: disaster risk reduction begins at school

    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 most vulnerable age group during any disaster, especially those attending school, as school buildings are often destroyed.
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    Inclusive education in India: interpretation, implementation, and issues

    Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2007
    This paper aims to present a case study of the current status of inclusive education (IE) in India with a focus on children with disabilities.
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    Access to elementary education in India: country analytical review

    Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008
    India made a Constitutional commitment to provide free and compulsory education to all children up to the age of 14 nearly 60 years ago. The goal, which was expected to be achieved by 1960, remains elusive, even now.
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    Distress seasonal migration and its impact on children’s education in india

    Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008
    There are still many categories of children in India for whom adequate and appropriate strategies are not in place for their effective education. One such category are the children of seasonal migrants.
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    Education and social equity: with a special focus on scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in elementary education

    Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008
    The Scheduled Castes (SCs, also known as Dalits) and Scheduled Tribes (STs, also known as Adivasis) are among the most socially and educationally disadvantaged groups in India. This paper examines issues concerning school access and equity for SC and ST communities and also highlights their unique problems, which may require divergent policy responses. The paper aims to:
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    Improving human capital formation in India

    OECD Development Centre, 2008
    The paper examines the state of human capital in India. It looks at areas such as primary and secondary education, and their interrelationships with health care. It also looks at the private sector and tertiary education as areas where institutional changes can be made.
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    Size Matters for EFA

    Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008
    This monograph reviews literature on school and class size. It estimates the numbers of small schools and numbers of children learning in small schools worldwide, and concludes by looking at implications for on-going and future CREATE studies, in particular the Community and School studies in Bangladesh, Ghana and India.
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    Gender equity in education: a review of trends and factors

    Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2008
    India accounts for 30 per cent of the world’s total illiterate population and around 70 per cent of these illiterates are women. This review paper draws on recent data to map the access and participation rates of girls relative to boys.
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    Forgotten youth: disability and development in India

    Research Consortium on Educational Outcomes and Poverty, 2008
    While attention is being focused on young people’s potential for social transformation, some of them – such as those with disabilities – remain alienated from mainstream debates on development.  Little is known about the experiences of the millions of disabled young people in India aged between 12 and 24, nor how they and the others around them make sense of their lives and
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    Trade adjustment and human capital investments: evidence from Indian tariff reform

    International Monetary Fund, 2008
    This paper addresses the question about the influence of trade policy on schooling and child labor decisions in low income countries in the context of India's 1991 tariff reforms. In the 1990s, rural India experienced a dramatic increase in schooling and decline in child labour.

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