Analysing data from Andhra Pradesh, Young Lives India country Director Renu Singh shows that a rise in enrolment is associated with a worrying collapse in learning standards.
Jo Boyden of Young Lives: How can the sustainable development goals (SDGs) tackle the underlying gender inequality that holds girls back?
A Guardian Development blog by Virginia Morrow, Senior Research Officer at Young Lives, on our research that shows that
In this blog for The Conversation Africa, Alula Pankhurst agues that work is neither all good nor all bad for children. It is often both. Images of children working in hazardous and abusive conditions naturally provoke strong emotional reactions.
In his regular GPE blog, Santiago Cueto of Young Lives Peru discusses how inequalities in education start as early as pre-school.
The latest edition of Research Watch from the UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti drills down to bedrock assumptions which underpin the many ways our societies fail to protect adolescent girls.
Santiago Cueto, in his regular GPE blog, explains why recent regional evaluation from UNESCO shows improvements in mathematics, reading comprehension and science.
In this Guardian Development blog, Andreas Georgiadis describes how some children affected by the 2008 food crisis in Peru recovered from stunting and asks is it time to focus beyond the first 1,000 days?
Santiago Cueto asks, in his regular blog for GPE, Is it the disadvantaged backgrounds or the quality of education that affects children’s learning more?
Abhijeet Singh summarises the evidence on the benefits of the Midday Meal Scheme in India. Findings suggest there may be some hope for correcting early nutritional deprivations which have happened during the critical 1000-day window from conception to a child’s second birthday.