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2020

Protecting children from harm during COVID-19 needs evidence

By Shivit Bakrania, Sandy Oliver
24 Jul 2020
 

COVID-19 may pose greater risk to children than originally thought

By Priscilla Idele, David Anthony, Kaku Attah Damoah, Danzhen You
21 Jul 2020
 

From Crisis Comes Opportunity: Spain’s Basic Income Response to COVID-19

By Jennifer Waidler, Maja Gavrilovic
02 Jul 2020
 

Ending child labour in South Asia through access to quality education

By Ramya Subrahmanian, Valeria Groppo
15 Jun 2020
 

How are sport for development organizations keeping children healthy during COVID-19?

By Artur Borkowski, Chiara Pasquini, Andaleeb Alam, Karen Avanesyan, Thomas Dreesen, Bassem Nasir
05 Jun 2020
 

How prepared are global education systems for future crises?

By Asif Saeed Memon, Annika Rigole, Taleen Vartan Nakashian, Wongani Grace Taulo, Cirenia Chavez, Suguru Mizunoya
20 May 2020
 

Can we count on parents to help their children learn at home?

By Akito Kamei, Mathieu Brossard, Manuel Cardoso, Sakshi Mishra, Suguru Mizunoya, Nicolas Reuge
18 May 2020
 

Lessons from COVID-19: Getting remote learning right 

By Thomas Dreesen, Mathieu Brossard, Spogmai Akseer, Akito Kamei, Javier Santiago Ortiz Correa, Pragya Dewan, Juan-Pablo Giraldo, Suguru Mizunoya
18 May 2020
 

Why Child Labour Cannot be Forgotten During COVID-19

By Jacobus de Hoop, Eric Edmonds
18 May 2020
 

Can broadcast media foster equitable learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic?

By Sheena Bell, Manuel Cardoso, Juan-Pablo Giraldo, Nisrine El Makkouk, Bassem Nasir, Suguru Mizunoya, Thomas Dreesen
08 May 2020
 

Remote Learning Amid a Global Pandemic: Insights from MICS6

By Mark Hereward, Robert Jenkins, Priscilla Idele
05 May 2020
 

Ethical collection of data from children during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Gabrielle Berman
27 Apr 2020
 

Caring in the time of COVID-19: Gender, unpaid care work and social protection

By Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed, Ramya Subrahmanian
27 Apr 2020
 

How involved are parents in their children’s learning? MICS6 data reveal critical insights

By Sakshi Mishra, Mathieu Brossard, Nicolas Reuge, Suguru Mizunoya
27 Apr 2020
 

From the global epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, insights on helping families and children cope

By Patrizia Faustini, Dale Rutstein
22 Apr 2020
 

Five ways governments are responding to violence against women and children during COVID-19

By Amber Peterman, Alessandra Guedes
11 Apr 2020
 

Fast access to cash provides urgent relief to those hardest hit by COVID—19

By Jacobus de Hoop, Luisa Natali
11 Apr 2020
 

Children on the move in East Africa: Research insights to mitigate COVID-19

By Mark Gill, Lucy Hovil
01 Apr 2020
 

Educating the hardest to reach: Lessons from non-formal education in Nepal

By Robert Jenkins, Priscilla Idele
03 Mar 2020
 

Awkward truths and the changing face of social protection

By Ruth Graham-Goulder
02 Mar 2020
 

Reducing poverty while achieving gender equality: the potential of social protection

By Ramya Subrahmanian, Dominic Richardson
28 Jan 2020
 

Are cash transfers in Latin America gender-sensitive?

By Costanza Ginestra
14 Jan 2020
 

Can social protection be a driver of gender equality?

By Alessandra Ipince
14 Jan 2020
 

The time is now! Preventing violence against women and children requires quality evidence.

By Amber Peterman, Alessandra Guedes, Lusajo Kajula
13 Jan 2020
 

2019

Research on humanitarian social protection is not only possible, but desperately needed

By Jose Cuesta, Jacobus de Hoop, Amber Peterman, Angie Lee, Tilman Brück, Ugo Gentilini
09 Dec 2019
 

Moving the needle on mental health for young people

By Chantelle Booysen
11 Nov 2019
 

Inclusive learning: How WASH in schools empowers girls’ education

04 Nov 2019
 

Time to ramp up psychosocial support for adolescents in crisis settings

By Nicola Jones, Prerna Banati
11 Oct 2019
 

Child mental health emerging from the shadows

By Sarah Crowe
10 Oct 2019
 

Turning the tide together on mental ill health for children

By Priscilla Idele
10 Oct 2019
 

The forgotten minority: A personal story sheds light on the added dangers facing migrant girls and women

By Olivia Bueno
26 Jul 2019
 

Partnering with youth to research the challenges facing young people in the Horn of Africa

By Olivia Bueno
03 Jul 2019
 

Pinocchio on trial: Who is guilty?

By Patrizia Faustini
27 Jun 2019
 

How does UNICEF maternity leave compare with EU and OECD countries?

By Yekaterina Chzhen
14 Jun 2019
 

Responding to screen time concerns: A children’s rights approach

By Daniel Kardefelt Winther
17 Apr 2019
 

Getting the ‘development’ right in sport for development

By Juliana Zapata
06 Apr 2019
 

Are children equipped to navigate post-truth societies?

By Patrizia Faustini
01 Apr 2019
 

Do countries have fiscal space for universal child grants?

By Frank Otchere
22 Mar 2019
 

Unleashing the Potential of Social Protection for Adolescent Girls and Women

By Prerna Banati, Elena Camilletti
14 Mar 2019
 

Child’s Play: A Journey into The Jungle Shines a Light on the Lives of Migrant Children

By Kathleen Sullivan
05 Mar 2019
 

2018

Five questions with Dr. Fidelia Dake on researching on impacts of cash transfers in Africa

By Amber Peterman
30 Nov 2018
 

Reflecting on research at UNICEF Innocenti: 3 numbers that show the value of research on social protection

By Jose Cuesta
23 Nov 2018
 

School bullying harms everyone, not just the victims

By Yekaterina Chzhen
12 Nov 2018
 

Three windows of opportunity - Using science to inform programming for adolescents and young people

By Prerna Banati, Elena Camilletti
03 Oct 2018
 

What we know and what we don't know about youth gangs in Latin America

By Cirenia Chavez
27 Sep 2018
 

Mind the gender gap: How can a gender-norm lens improve social protection outcomes for adolescents?

By Tia Palermo , Maja Gavrilovic
20 Sep 2018
 

Niger: the nowhere land where children on the move are someone else’s problem as Europe and North Africa tighten their borders

By Sarah Crowe
24 Jul 2018
 

5 Questions with Kerry Albright, Chief of Research Facilitation and Knowledge Management at Innocenti

By Kerry Albright
05 Jul 2018
 

New Technologies: Rich Source of Data or Ethical Minefield for Researchers?

By Gabrielle Berman, Angie Lee
22 Jun 2018
 

Administrative Data: Missed opportunity for learning and research in humanitarian emergencies?

By Elisabetta Aurino, Tilman Brück, Silvio Daidone , Luisa Natali, Benjamin Schwab
21 Jun 2018
 

No Lost Generation: Cash transfers for displaced Syrian children in Lebanon

By Jacobus de Hoop
05 Jun 2018
 

30.6 million new internal displacements in 2017, children are among the most vulnerable

By Vicente Anzellini, Bina D'Costa
17 May 2018
 

A ‘toxic cocktail’: How life on the margins can exacerbate children’s vulnerability to violence

By Alina Potts, Lanie Stockman
06 Apr 2018
 

Progress in measuring global school enrollment gaps for children with disabilities

By Suguru Mizunoya
21 Mar 2018
 

Getting a clearer picture of child poverty in the Arab States

By Lucia Ferrone
08 Mar 2018
 

Positive and negative spirals and the plasticity of the adolescent brain

By Nikola Balvin
06 Mar 2018
 

Opening the black box: Cash transfers and post-intervention research

By Luisa Natali
23 Feb 2018
 

Who perpetrates violence against children? Five findings from a global review

By Amber Peterman, Karen Devries, Claudia Cappa
15 Feb 2018
 

How voluntary guardianship for unaccompanied minors took root in Sicily

By Iolanda Genovese
13 Feb 2018
 

Zhang Haibo is taking children’s opinions about digital technology seriously

By Daniel Kardefelt Winther
01 Feb 2018
 

Measuring taboo topics: List randomization for research on gender-based violence

By Amber Peterman, Tia Palermo
10 Jan 2018
 

2017

Challenges of parental responsibility in the digital age: a global perspective

By Sonia Livingstone, Jasmina Byrne
11 Dec 2017
 

Seven strategies for government cash transfers from marketing-savvy NGOs

By Amber Peterman, Pamela Dale
08 Dec 2017
 

Lessons from Lebanon in preventing violence against women and girls

By Alina Potts
01 Dec 2017
 

Children and migration decisions: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll

By Sara Burrone, Bina D'Costa, Goran Holmqvist
16 Nov 2017
 

Migration, hate speech and media ethics

By Patrizia Faustini
08 Nov 2017
 

How to halve poverty in all its dimensions by 2030

By Yekaterina Chzhen, Lucia Ferrone
19 Oct 2017
 

Are randomized control trials bad for children?

By Tia Palermo
18 Oct 2017
 

When over 500 minds converge to prevent gender-based violence

By Amber Peterman, Alina Potts
09 Oct 2017
 

Do the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros need seven measures of child deprivation?

By Lucia Ferrone
26 Sep 2017
 

Adolescent girls in Europe and Canada at a higher risk of multidimensional poverty than boys

By Yekaterina Chzhen
15 Sep 2017
 

What is gender socialization and why does it matter?

By Nikola Balvin
18 Aug 2017
 

‘Nobody will answer you if you talk’: The case for research on trafficking in emergencies

By Alina Potts
17 Aug 2017
 

Youth engagement as a pathway to peace

By Nikola Balvin
16 Aug 2017
 

Evidence over Ideology: Giving Unconditional Cash in Africa

By Amber Peterman, Silvio Daidone
02 Aug 2017
 

Realities of introducing new technology in schools: A student’s experience

By Miranda Cook
26 Jul 2017
 

Climate change, psychology and peace: Mitigating the impacts on children

By Ann Sanson
12 Jul 2017
 

Do social services contribute to peacebuilding?

By Friedrich Affolter
07 Jul 2017
 

Big Data, Ethics and Children

By Gabrielle Berman
30 Jun 2017
 

League tables apart: Report Card 14 League Table on children and the SDGs

By Dominic Richardson
28 Jun 2017
 

We cannot end child poverty in Europe without measuring all of its dimensions

By Yekaterina Chzhen
14 Jun 2017
 

Child and adolescent mental health key indicators of progress toward SDG targets

By Zlata Bruckauf
14 Jun 2017
 

Improving school systems from beyond school walls

By Dominic Richardson
21 Apr 2017
 

Responses to the global recession: How have children been affected?

By Yekaterina Chzhen
13 Apr 2017
 

Seven briefs for seven adolescent research challenges

By John Santelli
07 Apr 2017
 

Investigating the drivers of violence affecting children in Viet Nam

By Mary Catherine Maternowska
04 Apr 2017
 

Famines and stunting: Are adolescents the hardest hit?

By Goran Holmqvist
27 Mar 2017
 

Is longitudinal research the best response to the ‘post-truth’ order?

By Prerna Banati
10 Mar 2017
 

The social realities of making evidence matter in development

By Sarah Cook
06 Mar 2017
 

What can Harry Potter teach us about multidimensional child poverty?

By Lucia Ferrone
03 Mar 2017
 

Children bear the cost of extreme weather: New evidence from Mongolia

By Valeria Groppo
21 Feb 2017
 

Can researchers and journalists find a common language?

By Rayyan Sabet-Parry
30 Jan 2017
 

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