News and Events
02 Oct 2015
This is the first in a series of blogs about Young Lives' data management
25 Sep 2015
The UN Summit to launch the SDGs, or Global Goals, starts today.
18 Sep 2015
A new Young Lives blog by Professor Martin Woodhead
15 Sep 2015
The 13th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development starts today at the University of Oxford.
14 Sep 2015
The Open Society Foundations’ Privatisation in Education Research Initiative (PERI) has commissioned a number of research papers on the topic, using school survey data from Young Lives.
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 Sept 2015
14 Sep 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.