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Family and Parenting Support: Policy and Provision in a Global Context


This publication seeks to develop a research agenda on family support and parenting support globally. An integrated and life-course approach to children is taken, considering their situation and a range of outcomes for them at different stages of their growth and development. Part 2 consists of nine country case studies.



How Inequalities Develop through Childhood: Life course evidence from the Young Lives cohort study


Tackling poverty and inequalities is now embedded within the mandates of governments and organizations worldwide. UNICEF has been a leader on this, and concern about inequalities has also been picked up in the debates surrounding post 2015 development goals.



CC-MODA - Cross Country Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis: Analysing Child Poverty and Deprivation in sub-Saharan Africa


This paper brings together the results of multidimensional deprivation analyses for thirty countries in sub-Saharan Africa. As these thirty countries represent 78% of the total population in the region, the paper also tries to shed light on the incidence and depth of child poverty across sub-Saharan Africa as a whole.



Household Welfare Measurement in Bangladesh: A tale of two short consumption modules


The aim of the paper is to understand how short consumption modules fare relative to a longer and more detailed consumption module in terms of the accuracy of the resulting estimates. The objective is particularly challenging as the use of non-equivalent samples makes it difficult to assess the accuracy and reliability of the estimates obtained.



Child Poverty and Deprivation in Mali: The first national estimates


This study provides the first ever estimates of national child deprivation rates in Mali using the Multiple Overlapping Deprivations Approach (MODA) pioneered by UNICEF. Deprivations are defined according to the age of the child. Among the findings it is noted that an increase of USD 1 per person per day would reduce the probability of being deprived by 25 percentage points in rural areas.



Understanding Child Deprivation in the European Union: The Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (EU-Moda) Approach


This paper investigates child deprivation and its relationship to monetary child poverty in the European Union (EU) using the Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA) methodology. MODA provides both a conceptual framework and a methodology to estimate the rates of monetary child poverty and multidimensional child deprivation, as well as the overlaps between these measures.



Pauvreté et privation des enfants au Mali : les premières estimations nationales


Cette étude présente les toutes premières estimations des taux de privation des enfants au Mali réalisées à l’aide de l’analyse du chevauchement des privations multiples (MODA) mise au point par l’UNICEF. Les privations sont définies en fonction de l’âge de l’enfant.



Significant Changes to Family-related Benefits in Rich Countries during the Great Recession


Mounting pressure from the financial markets prompted most industrialized countries to engage in fiscal consolidation since 2010-2011, with social transfers among the most popular targets. Family benefits have been particularly hard hit between 2008 and 2012. Their real value declined for lone parent households (with two school-age children) earning 20% of the average wage in 20 out of 37 countries.



Best of UNICEF Research 2014


In order to showcase the best UNICEF research from around the world, the Office of Research-Innocenti undertakes an annual selection process carried out across the organization: in country and regional offices, at headquarters divisions and National Committees. Following a rigorous review and selection process, a very strong group of twelve studies were short-listed from the submissions.



Les enfants de la récession : Impact de la crise économique sur le bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches


Le présent rapport propose des points de vue divers et détaillés sur la manière dont la récession a touché les enfants dans les pays développés. Des données officielles ont permis d’évaluer l’impact sur les enfants dans les pays de l’Union européenne (UE) et/ou de l’Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE). Dans chaque pays, la gravité de la récession, les conditions économiques antérieures, la solidité des dispositifs de protection sociale, et surtout les mesures prises par le gouvernement ont déterminé l’ampleur et la nature des effets de la crise sur les enfants.



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