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Cash Transfers Improve the Mental Health and Well-being of Youth: Evidence from the Kenyan Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children
Approximately half of all mental health disorders begin by age 14, and three-quarters by age 24. Among adolescents, depression is one of the leading contributors ...

Decentralization and Policies for the Protection of Children and Adolescents in Brazil
Brazil has made concrete its commitment to the principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in the creation of a number of State Programmes ...

Early-life Exposure to Income Inequality and Adolescent Health and Well-being: Evidence from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study
Social inequalities in children’s health and well-being relate to their socioeconomic position (SEP) in society. A large body of empirical evidence shows ...

Falling Behind: Socio-demographic profiles of educationally disadvantaged youth. Evidence from PISA 2000-2012
Drawing on the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2000 to 2012 data, this paper examines the risk factors of low achievement, ...

I giovani nelle società in trasformazione - Sintesi
'I giovani nelle società in trasformazione' analizza le esperienze della 'generazione della transizione', i 68 milioni di giovani tra i 15 e i 24 anni ...

Initial Research Findings on Adolescent Well-being from the Office of Research – Innocenti
This research programme aims to advance global understanding of social and structural determinants of adolescent well-being. The multi-donor research ...

Innocenti Adolescence Research Digest
The Adolescence Research Digest is a new quarterly publication by UNICEF’s Office of Research-Innocenti. This synthesizes the latest research evidence, ...

Innocenti Adolescence Research Digest 2
This quarterly digest syntheses the latest research findings in adolescent well-being over the previous three months. In this issue of the Adolescence ...

A League Table of Teenage Births in Rich Nations
The third Innocenti Report Card presents the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey so far of teenage birth rates in the industrialized world. And it ...

Measuring Adolescent Well-being: National Adolescent Assessment Cards (NAACs)
Advocacy and action for adolescents have been hampered by the lack of a concrete results framework that can be used to describe the state of the world’s ...

Parenting, Family Care and Adolescence in East and Southern Africa: An evidence-focused literature review
Based on an evidence-focused literature review, this paper examines existing knowledge on raising adolescents in east and southern African countries, ...

Young People in Changing Societies
This seventh Regional Monitoring Report focuses on the experiences of young people during the transition. It examines the advantages and the obstacles ...

Young People in Changing Societies (Russian Version)
The Report focuses on the experiences of young people during the transition. It examines the advantages and the obstacles youth encounter as they grow ...

Young People in Changing Societies - Summary
Young People in Changing Societies focuses on the experiences of the ‘transition generation’ - the 65 million young people aged 15-24 in Central and Eastern ...

Young People in Changing Societies - Summary (Russian version)
Young People in Changing Societies focuses on the experiences of the ‘transition generation’ - the 65 million young people aged 15-24 in Central and Eastern ...