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Comment: What does studying children tell us about families in poverty?

14 May 2013

Today, Wednesday 15 May, is International Day of Families. Children are in a unique position to tell us about their experiences of families and poverty, argues Young Lives Research Officer Gina Crivello

Comment: What's holding Bereket back?

03 Apr 2013

The lack of any explicit reference to inequality in the Communique issued at the close of the third meeting of the UN's High-Level Panel puts the Panel out of step with mounting evidence, argues Young Lives Policy Officer Kirrily Pells

Young Lives e-newsletter #7

26 Mar 2013

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Growing Up with the Promise of the MDGs

25 Mar 2013

Save the Children have published a new paper by Young Lives to coincide with the UN High-Level Panel in Bali. Understanding children’s perspectives is essential in shaping polices, particularly for those seeking to deliver on the post-2015 agenda.

Workshop on Improving Access, Quality and Equity in pre-school Education in Ethiopia

22 Feb 2013

Young Lives Ethiopia hosted a half-day workshop to focus attention on learning in low-resource settings: progress and challenges in Ethiopia.

Journal: Impact of Parental Death in Middle Childhood and Adolescence in Child Outcomes

20 Feb 2013

This paper 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.

Young Lives e-newsletter #6

31 Jan 2013

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Journal: Misplaced efforts to eliminate female circumcision

23 Jan 2013

This paper, by Young Lives Director Jo Boyden, discusses the eradication challenges faced by Ethiopian girls and their families.

Comment: Interesting Findings from Young Lives in 2012

10 Jan 2013

In an attempt to fight off the New Year blues, here are 12 interesting findings from Young Lives in 2012.