News and Events
05 Aug 2015
This blog post by Jo Boyden is part of a series from Post-2015.org which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be implemented to include all social and economic groups.
Symposium: Well-being and the Life Course: Intercultural and Intergenerational Perspectives, 24-25 September 2015
22 Jul 2015
This two-day event seeks to foster intercultural perspectives on wellbeing and the life course by bringing together researchers working in a variety of contexts from multidisciplinary backgrounds in the global north and south.
17 Jul 2015
25 Jun 2015
Today, the Ethiopian government hosts it's first National Girl’s Summit. This follows a similar summit in London last year, where the country committed to ending female genital mutilation and child, early and forced marriage by 2025. This blog by Alula Pankhurst describes what needs to be done to make these political committments a reality.
12 Jun 2015
Renu Singh argues we need to find better ways to support children whose daily reality is not choosing between work and school, but struggling to combine both work and school.
11 Jun 2015
We have just sent out the latest issue of our e-newsletter which this month features research on children's work and child labour, as well as our new programmes of work on violence against children, and on gender and adolescence.
19 Apr 2015
Two chapters from Young Lives are featured in this book concerned with understanding the complex ways in which gender violence and poverty impact on young people’s lives, and the potential for education to challenge violence
05 Jun 2015
This book presents evidence from working children's lives and perspectives in cases from Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan, spanning a variety of types of children's work, from agriculture to mining to petty trade, paid and unpaid work, inside and outside household contexts
28 Mar 2015
Young Lives is working with the UNICEF Office of Research–Innocenti on a study of what drives violence against children and what can be done about it.
15 May 2015
In a blog for The Global Partnership for Education, Santiago Cueto reflects on inequality in early education in Latin America.
12 May 2015
Corporal punishment is widely used in schools globally despite international concern about the effects on children. And yet it persists. The eradication of corporal punishment in schools is proving difficult, and India is no exception.
06 May 2015
In a guest post, Guenay Salazar of Equity for Children argues why equity matters for children living in poverty, and how equity will help guide the way forward.
01 May 2015
International Workers’ Day, also known as Labour Day in some places, is about making the rights and voices of workers visible and heard. But do children and young people have a voice as working people?
12 May 2015
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27 Apr 2015
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21 Apr 2015
In a blog written for NORRAG, Angela Little argues for the importance of both the quantity and quality of the schooling experience for learning outcomes.
07 Apr 2015
Understandings of women's agency in cases of intimate partner violence (IPV) have been dominated by an individualistic focus on help-seeking behaviour. The role of children in influencing, enabling and restricting the decision-making processes of their mothers has been largely ignored.