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Early childhood development : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

Teenage pregnancies have potential negative consequences on the next generation. Children born to adolescent mothers are particularly at risk in terms of health, nutrition, cognitive and socio-emotional development. ... See More +

Brief 106486 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina; Bakilana,Anne Margreth; Mcconnell,Christin Disclosed

Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : Pobreza infantil en América Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

Following steep declines in poverty rates over the past decade, the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region reduced childhood poverty by a third and childhood extreme poverty almost by half between 2004 and 2014. ... See More +

Brief 106573 JUN 01, 2016

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Monsalve,Emma; Reyes,German Jeremias; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Viveros,Martha English Disclosed

Nutrition in Lao PDR : causes, determinants, and bottlenecks (English)

Under nutrition levels in Lao PDR remain among the highest in the world, despite both rapid economic growth and a significant decline in poverty over the past years. ... See More +

Working Paper 107927 JUN 01, 2016

Osornprasop,Sutayut; Pimhidzai,Obert Disclosed

Inequality of opportunity in early childhood development in Morocco over time (English)

Early childhood development is a critical, but often neglected, phase of human development. Shortfalls in early childhood development have historically been a challenge in Morocco, with children facing unequal opportunities to develop because of the circumstances of their birth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7670 MAY 12, 2016

El-Kogali,Safaa El Tayeb; Krafft,Caroline Gould; Abdelkhalek,Touhami; Benkassmi,Mohamed; Chavez,Monica I.; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Ejjanoui,Fouzia Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Indonesia (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage inIndonesia. The share of women ages 18-22 who marriedas children is 16.2 percent. It has declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 105928 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of early childbirth in Guinea (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of early childbirth in Guinea. Measures of early childbirth are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who had their first child before 18 is 41.0 percent and it has slightly increased over time. ... See More +

Brief 105927 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of early childbirth in Ghana (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of early childbirth in Ghana. The key messages are mentioned : Measures of early childbirth are substantial in Ghana. ... See More +

Brief 105925 MAR 01, 2016

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata Disclosed

Indonesia - Can community preschools improve poor children’s development? (English)

In Indonesia, researchers evaluated a project to expand access to early childhood services in the country’s poorest areas by giving communities grants for preschools and providing teacher training and facilitators to encourage use of services. ... See More +

Brief 105171 MAR 01, 2016

Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)

Measures of child marriage are high in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 35.9 percent, but it has declined over time. ... See More +

Brief 105918 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in the Dominican Republic (English)

Measures of child marriage are high in the Dominican Republic. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 34.6 percent and it has not decreased substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 105916 MAR 01, 2016

Male,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

Basic profile of early childbirth in Nigeria (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of early childbirth in Nigeria. Measures of early childbirth are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who had their first child before 18 is 28.0 percent, but it has decreased over time. ... See More +

Brief 106414 MAR 01, 2016

Malé,Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

The role of preschool quality in promoting child development : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)

This paper reports on the quality of early childhood education in rural Indonesia. On average, the paper finds that centers created under the Indonesia Early Childhood Education and Development Project provide higher quality services than other types of preschools, as measured by a comprehensive instrument of preschool quality based on direct observation of classrooms in session (the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7529 JAN 05, 2016

Brinkman,Sally Anne; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Kinnell,Angela; Nakajima,Nozomi; Pradhan,Menno Prasad Disclosed

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Early childhood development (English)

This report presents an analysis of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs and policies that affect young children in Macedonia and recommendations to move forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 105031 DEC 31, 2015

Adams,Lindsay Sarah Disclosed

Jim Yong Kim speaks at event on early childhood development with Novak Djokovic (English)

Education is one of the surest ways we have to end extreme poverty in the world. When young children and their families have access to early childhood development - essential health, nutrition, education, and social protection services, they are afforded the opportunity to learn and lead healthy and productive lives. ... See More +

Working Paper 101993 AUG 26, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)

Investing in children in their early years represents a unique window of opportunity to improve individual, community, and societal outcomes. For poverty reduction and shared prosperity, investments in early childhood development (ECD) or early childhood education and development (ECED), are among the best investments that countries can make. ... See More +

Publication 98961 AUG 06, 2015

Denboba,Amina Debissa; Hasan,Amer; Wodon,Quentin T.; Adams,Lindsay Sarah; Hadiyati,Titie; Hartono,Djoko; Kim,Janice Heejin; Roesli,Rosfita; Putri,Mayla Safuro Lestari; Sayre,Rebecca Kraft Disclosed

Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)

Project Information Document 98753 JUL 30, 2015

Disclosed

Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89172 JUL 29, 2015

Disclosed

Parenting education in Indonesia : Review and recommendations to strengthen programs and systems (English)

In an effort to better understand and improve parenting education, the government of Indonesia commissioned a review of its existing programs to discover which programs have been implemented with which types of families and whether they are working to improve parents’ knowledge and behaviors or child outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 97936 JUL 08, 2015

Tomlinson, Heather Biggar; Andina,Syifa Disclosed

World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)

The sustained benefits of early childhood interventions are well established in developed countries. Early development plays a major role in subsequent school performance, health, socialization, and future earnings. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation 97851 JUL 08, 2015

Disclosed

Improving learning outcomes through early childhood development (English)

A child’s earliest years present a window of opportunity to address inequality and improve outcomeslater in life. The potential benefits from supporting early childhood development (ECD) range from healthy development to better schooling outcomes to increased productivity in life. ... See More +

Brief 98448 JUL 01, 2015

Spanish, French Disclosed

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Early childhood development : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106486 Brief
Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : Pobreza infantil en América Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2016 106573 Brief English
Nutrition in Lao PDR : causes, determinants, and bottlenecks (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 107927 Working Paper
Inequality of opportunity in early childhood development in Morocco over time (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 WPS7670 Policy Research Working Paper
Basic profile of child marriage in Indonesia (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105928 Brief
Basic profile of early childbirth in Guinea (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105927 Brief
Basic profile of early childbirth in Ghana (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105925 Brief
Indonesia - Can community preschools improve poor children’s development? (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105171 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in the Democratic Republic of Congo (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105918 Brief
Basic profile of child marriage in the Dominican Republic (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105916 Brief
Basic profile of early childbirth in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 106414 Brief
The role of preschool quality in promoting child development : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)
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JAN 05, 2016 WPS7529 Policy Research Working Paper
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Early childhood development (English)
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DEC 31, 2015 105031 Working Paper
Jim Yong Kim speaks at event on early childhood development with Novak Djokovic (English)
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AUG 26, 2015 101993 Working Paper
Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 98961 Publication
Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)
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JUL 30, 2015 98753 Project Information Document
Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 89172 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Parenting education in Indonesia : Review and recommendations to strengthen programs and systems (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97936 Publication
World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97851 Sector or Thematic Evaluation
Improving learning outcomes through early childhood development (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98448 Brief Spanish, French