'It is a rare case of statistics confirming a societal stereotype'. Roshan Kishore reports on a recent paper by Young Lives Research Associate Elisabetta Aurino that finds that adolescent girls are not as well-fed as boys of their age.
An interview with Professor Jo Boyden as part of the University of Oxford's Research in Conversation online series.
Bring lessons to life with our new classroom resource created in association with Oxfam Education and based on the Young Lives data and interviews with our study children.
Jo Boyden, Director of Young Lives writes in The Conversation and considers how well we met the old promises made back in 2000 and how the MDGs specifically affected the 12,000 children in the Young Lives study.
Lawrence Hadded: "Two posts from important researchers working on infant and young child growth. They both agree that the first 1000 day period after conception is a key intervention opportunity because growth velocity is so high. They also agree that we should not restrict interventions to thi
Data collected from 952 children and their communities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has shown that 12-year-olds who spend three hours or more on household chores in a day are 70% less likely to complete secondary education.
Kirrily Pells writes about new research conducted by Young Lives using longitudinal data from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam. The study findings show that children who experienced corporal punishment performed worse in maths, four years later.
Abhijeet Singh’s blog on private schools in India asks do private schools really produce more learning, or do they deepen social and economic divides without adding much in terms of actual skills and education?
Alula Pankhurst of Young Lives Ethiopia, writing in The Conversation Africa, outlines what more needs to be done to help the decline in child marriage in Ethiopia.
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.