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A toolkit for measuring early childhood development in low and middle income countries (English)

The primary purpose of this Toolkit is to provide a resource for researchers, evaluators, and program personnel from various disciplines interested in assessing early childhood development (ECD) in low and middle-income countries – either for planning and evaluating interventions, monitoring development over time, or conducting a situation analysis. ... See More +

Working Paper 122031 DEC 01, 2017

Prado,Elizabeth Leah; Fernald, Lia C. H.; Kariger,Patricia Karol; Raikes, Abbie Disclosed

Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)

From its inception, the Disease Control Priorities series has focused attention on delivering effective health interventions that can result in dramatic reductions in mortality and disability at relatively modest cost. ... See More +

Publication 121611 NOV 20, 2017

Horton,Susan (editor); Bundy,Donald A. P. (editor); Patton,George C. (editor); Silva,Nilanthi de (editor); Jamison,Dean T. (editor) Disclosed

Policies, attitudes, and perceptions towards inclusive education : evidence from selected counties in Guangdong, China (English)

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognizes the right of people with disabilities to education, while Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commits the global community to "(ensuring) equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including person with disabilities" by 2030. ... See More +

Brief 121755 NOV 14, 2017

Disclosed

Rwanda - Stunting Prevention and Reduction Project : environmental assessment : Medical waste management plan (English)

The development objective of Stunting Prevention and Reduction Project for Rwanda is to contribute to the reduction in the stunting rate among children under five years of age (with a focus on those under two) in the targeted districts. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3826 NOV 01, 2017

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Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)

This note provides a rapid summary of a first set of eight notes in this series on girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa. ... See More +

Brief 120586 OCT 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan,Ali French Disclosed

Bangladesh - Can child stimulation messages be added to an existing platform for delivering health and nutrition information? (English)

Development institutions and governments agree on the need to start early when it comes to children’s healthy development. Early childhood is a critical time for both the brain and body, and it’s important that children receive appropriate nutrition, health, stimulation and socio-emotional support in this period. ... See More +

Brief 121111 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Ending child marriage : child marriage laws and their limitations (English)

Child marriage is defined as a formal or informal union before the age of 18. Child brides are at greater risk of experiencing a range of poor health outcomes, having children at younger ages when they are not yet ready to do so, dropping out of school, earning less over their lifetimes, and living in poverty compared to their peers who marry at later ages. ... See More +

Brief 122074 OCT 01, 2017

Wise,Lisa; Wodon,Quentin T.; Fiala,Oliver; Nestour,Alex Le; Tavares,Paula Magarinos Torres Disclosed

Girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa : key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (French)

This note provides a rapid summary of a first set of eight notes on girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa. The eight notes were prepared ahead of the High level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa held in Dakar on October 23 to 25, 2017. ... See More +

Brief 122077 OCT 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Yedan,Ali; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Male,Chata Disclosed

Girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa : key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)

This note provides a rapid summary of a first set of eight notes on girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa. The eight notes were prepared ahead of the High level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa held in Dakar on October 23 to 25, 2017. ... See More +

Brief 122077 OCT 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Yedan,Ali; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Male,Chata Disclosed

Romania : children in public care 2014 (English)

At the beginning of the 1990s, Romania inherited a disastrous child protection system from the communist regime. As a result of pro-birth policies and of the economic depression in the 1980s, the traditional models of child care in the family, especially for children in need (in particular those with disabilities) were undermined. ... See More +

Working Paper 119791 JUN 01, 2017

Stănculescu,Manuela Sofia; Grigoraș,Vlad; Marin,Monica; Cioinaru,Cătălina Iamandi; Teșliuc,Emil; Blaj,Georgiana; Corad,Bogdan; Pop,VoichiŃa; Trocea,Andreea Simina Disclosed

Child marriage and fertility in Nepal (English)

In Nepal, women who marry as children have on average 15-26 percent more births over their life time as compared to women marrying after the age of 18. ... See More +

Brief 121576 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Child marriage and fertility in Bangladesh (English)

The relationship between child marriage and fertility can be due in part to the socio-economic and cultural context in which girls who marry early tend to live. ... See More +

Brief 121579 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Burkina faso (English)

In Burkina Faso, about one in eight children die before the age of five; for children born of mothers younger than 18, the risk is higher.Controlling for socio-economic and other characteristics, being born of a mother younger than 18 increases the likelihood of dying before the age of five by six percentage points in the baseline model, as compared to otherwise similar children born of older mothers. ... See More +

Brief 121599 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Uganda (English)

In Uganda, one in eleven children dies before the age of five; for children born of mothers younger than 18, the risk is higher.Controlling for socio-economic and other characteristics, being born of a mother younger than 18 increases the likelihood of dying before the age of five by five percentage points in the baseline model, as compared to otherwise similar children born of older mothers. ... See More +

Brief 121601 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Uganda (English)

Early childbirth contributes to the risk of malnutrition for children, directly and indirectly. This brief has provided estimates of the direct impact of early childbirth on stunting in Uganda using the latest DHS survey. ... See More +

Brief 121600 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Zambia (English)

Poor nutrition weakens children’s immune systems, putting them at a greater risk of falling sick from preventable illnesses such as pneumonia and diarrhea. ... See More +

Brief 121604 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Child marriage and fertility in the Democratic Republic Of Congo (English)

The relationship between child marriage and fertility could be due in part to the socio-economic and cultural context in which girls who marry early tend to live. ... See More +

Brief 121631 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

Children of young mothers are at higher risk of morbidity and under-five mortality. Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121632 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Ethiopia (English)

Young mothers often come from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and early childbirths are more common in poor areas where prenatal care is limited and access to health facilities may be an issue. ... See More +

Brief 121633 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Mali (English)

Poor nutrition weakens children’s immune systems, putting them at a greater risk of falling sick from preventable illnesses such as pneumonia and diarrhea. ... See More +

Brief 121635 JUN 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa Disclosed

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A toolkit for measuring early childhood development in low and middle income countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122031 Working Paper
Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 121611 Publication
Policies, attitudes, and perceptions towards inclusive education : evidence from selected counties in Guangdong, China (English)
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NOV 14, 2017 121755 Brief
Rwanda - Stunting Prevention and Reduction Project : environmental assessment : Medical waste management plan (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3826 Environmental Assessment
Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120586 Brief French
Bangladesh - Can child stimulation messages be added to an existing platform for delivering health and nutrition information? (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121111 Brief
Ending child marriage : child marriage laws and their limitations (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 122074 Brief
Girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa : key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (French)
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OCT 01, 2017 122077 Brief
Girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa : key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 122077 Brief
Romania : children in public care 2014 (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 119791 Working Paper
Child marriage and fertility in Nepal (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121576 Brief
Child marriage and fertility in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121579 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Burkina faso (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121599 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Uganda (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121601 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Uganda (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121600 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Zambia (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121604 Brief
Child marriage and fertility in the Democratic Republic Of Congo (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121631 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121632 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five mortality in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121633 Brief
Early childbirth and under-five malnutrition in Mali (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 121635 Brief