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Acceptability of an economic support component to reduce early pregnancy and school dropout in Zambia: a qualitative case study
Journal Article | Nov 2019
Background: Cash Transfer (CT) schemes have become popular poverty reducing measures in many low and middle-income countries. Research indicates that ...
Acceptability, Cash transfer, adolescent health, Zambia, Zambia
Impacts of school closures on children in developing countries: Can we learn something from the past?
CMI Brief | May 2020
Impacts of school closures on children in developing countries: Can we learn something from the past
Corona, Covid-19, Ebola, Schools, Education, School dropouts, School closures, DRC, Sierra Leone, Liberia
News | 28 Aug 2014
Family planning policies have been implemented around the world for decades, but with limited results. This is also the case in Tanzania where school dropout is a big problem and the majority of girls get pregnant by the age of 20. What are they doing wrong?
Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Background: Adolescent pregnancies pose a risk to the young mothers and their babies. In Zambia, 35% of young girls in rural areas have given birth by ...
Journal Article | Jun 2019
Early pregnancy occurs frequently in Zambia and is considered a public health issue. The aim of this study was to improve understanding of how gendered ...
Adolescent pregnancy, beliefs, social norms, sexual and reproductive health, Zambia, Zambia
Sociologist focusing on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights and gender perspectives.
News | 28 Oct 2013
In Tanzania, there is a striking increase in the number of girls who get pregnant from the ages 16 to 20. Among 16 year olds, 11 percent get pregnant, whereas 61 percent of the 20 year old girls start childbearing. Why do so many girls have babies when they are this young? How does this affect their economic situation and possibilities of entering the job market?
From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2016
Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency against the ...
Khartoum, El-Fasher, IDP camp, Abu Shoak, camp, Sudan, Darfur
Secondary and higher secondary school education in Bangladesh. Its growth and state expenditures: A time-series analysis of 1981-90.
CMI Report | Jan 1992
This paper first identifies trends and patterns in the growth of the secondary and higher secondary schools in Bangladesh, while differentiating between ...
Secondary education, Educational policy, Bangladesh