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Estimating the number of out-of-school children: methodological problems and alternative approaches - India case studyUNESCO Institute for Statistics, 2016This paper is a follow-up of the India Report on Out-of-School Children (United Nations Children’s Fund and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, August 2014).DocumentCentre for Civil Society, India, 2017This report looks at four key themes around Budget Private Schools (BPS): demand, supply, ecosystem and regulation. The report is unique in the sense that it captures voices across academia, school operators, service providers and even policy makers. The first section deals with parental aspirations and how they can demand accountability and exercise their school choice.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2017This collection of ESRC–DFID funded research provides new evidence on what governments must consider in order to ensure that children with disabilities benefit from quality education without discrimination or exclusion.This research contains excellent, globally relevant and contextually grounded evidence of how the education sector can plan and design policies with a lasting impact for childrenDocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016The National Policy for Children 2013 adopted by the Government of India in April 2013, adheres to the Constitutional mandate and guiding principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). It identifies rights of children under four key priority areas, viz. Survival, Health and Nutrition, Education and Development, Protection, and Participation.DocumentInstitute of Labor Economics, Bonn, 2017This paper analyses the impact of anticipated old age support, provided by children to parents, on intra-family transfers and education. The authors highlight an education motive for remittances, according to which migrants have an incentive to invest in their siblings’ education via transfers to parents, in order to better share the burden of old age support.Document
Comparison of the effects of government and private preschool education on the developmental outcomes of children: evidence from Young Lives IndiaYoung Lives, 2017Over the past two decades the importance given to preschool education as laying the foundation for lifelong learning and development has been increasingly recognised. India’s 12th Five-Year Plan (2012–17) has conceptualised the pre-primary and early primary sub-stages from 4 to 8 years old as an ‘integrated early learning unit’, to ensure a soundfoundation for every child.DocumentYoung Lives, 2017Prevalence rates of child marriage and early child-bearing have been declining across India over the past two decades, but absolute numbers remain high.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2015Improving children and young people’s (CYP) wellbeing, and recognising the role they can play in creating a more sustainable world will be critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).DocumentWorld Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2016Pranayama is a yogic practice where the subject prolongs and controls the breath, which helps to bring the conscious awareness in breathing; to reshape breathing habits and patterns. OM is one of the fundamental symbols used in the yoga tradition. It is Combination of A, U (O) and M, which symbolizes the three states of consciousness i.e., waking state, dream state and deep sleep respectively.DocumentResearch and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015The establishment of the India-Brazil-South Africa Trilateral Cooperation Forum (IBSA), formalised by the Brasilia Declaration in 2003 is a distinctive international trilateral development initiative to promote South- South cooperation among these countries.