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The Young Marriage and Parenthood Study (YMAPS) – one year on
October marked one year into the Young Marriage and Parenthood Study (YMAPS), which brings together research from Young Lives (Ethiopia, Peru and the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana)...
Trickle-down does not work in social policy either: the micro side of the macro success story of inequality reduction in Latin America
It is a widely accepted fact in academia and policy circles that Latin America has experienced important gains in human development outcomes over the last decade, mainly through the creation of new non-...
Examining the UN's new General Comment on the rights of adolescents
Today, the UN’s Committee on the Rights of the Child published a new General Comment on implementation of the rights of the child during adolescence at an event in Geneva.
How to stop the world’s 3.1 billion young people being left behind
There are more young people in the world than ever before. While some see the planet’s 3.1 billion under 25-year-olds as a threat, others see the true potential of this demographic dividend. On...