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Child Labour in Historical Perspective 1800-1985: Case Studies from Europe, Japan and Colombia
The aim of the Historical Perspectives series is to use a greater understanding of the history of childhood to shed light on the quest for improved policies ...

Children's Work and Independent Child Migration: A critical review
This review considers the evidence from child labour research that is relevant to understanding independent child migration for work. Three factors are ...

Exploring Alternative Approaches to Combating Child Labour: Case studies from developing countries

For every child answers: 30 years of research for children at UNICEF Innocenti
The 30 narratives in this publication showcase the range and depth of the work UNICEF Innocenti has undertaken over three decades of existence. In everything ...

L'impact de la hausse des prix des produits alimentaires sur la pauvreté des enfants et les reponses politiques au Mali
Depuis 2006, le Mali subit de plein fouet les effets de la crise alimentaire mondiale avec des augmentations de prix allant jusqu'à 67%. Cette étude propose ...

The Impact of the Increase in Food Prices on Child Poverty and the Policy Response in Mali
Since 2006, Mali has experienced the full effects of the global food crisis, with price increases of up to 67%. This study presents simulations of the ...

The Impact of Zambia’s Unconditional Child Grant on Schooling and Work: Results from a large-scale social experiment
This paper reports the impact on child schooling and work of the Government of Zambia’s Child Grant Programme (CGP), an unconditional cash transfer programme ...

Impacts of the Global Crisis and Policy Responses on Child Well-being: A macro-micro simulation framework
This paper outlines the methodology of a UNICEF research project on the impact of the global economic crisis on children in Western and Central Africa, ...

Impacts of the Global Economic Crisis on Child Poverty in Cameroon and Options for a Policy Response
This study aims to evaluate the potential impacts of the 2008/09 global economic crisis on child poverty in Cameroon. It also explores the potential effects ...

The Importance of Understanding and Monitoring the Effects of Cash Transfer Programmes on Child Labour and Education: Findings from Malawi. A Policy Brief

Incidences de la crise economique mondiale de 2008/09 et des options de la politique de reponse sur la pauvreté des enfants au Cameroun
Cette étude vise, d’une part, à explorer les effets potentiels de la crise économique mondiale de 2008/09 sur la pauvreté des enfants au Cameroun. D’autre ...

Innocenti Research Digest on Adolescence 10
A quarterly research digest highlighting the most important news and resources in adolescent well-being over the last three months. ...

Recueil Innocenti de Recherches sur l’Adolescence 10
Synthèse trimestrielle présentant les ressources et les nouvelles les plus importantes parues au cours des trois derniers mois dans le domaine de la recherche ...

Innocenti Research Digest on Adolescence 11
A quarterly research digest highlighting the most important news and resources in adolescent well-being over the last three months. ...

Resumen Innocenti de Investigación sobre la Adolescencia
Resumen trimestral que destaca las noticias y recursos más significativos de la investigación sobre el bienestar de los adolescentes durante los tres ...

Learning or Labouring? A compilation of key texts on child work and basic education
'Learning or Labouring' samples current thinking on the critical relationship between child work and basic education and should provide busy programme ...

Recueil Innocenti de Recherches sur l’Adolescence
Synthèse trimestrielle présentant les ressources et les nouvelles les plus importantes parues au cours des trois derniers mois dans le domaine de la recherche ...

School-related Economic Incentives in Latin America: Reducing drop-out and repetition and combating child labour
This paper examines the barriers to educational achievement presented by child labour and the formal education systems of Latin America. Parents put pressure ...

Simulating the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Policy Responses on Children in Ghana
Like many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Ghana is experiencing the impact of the global crisis and the uncertain economic outlook. Indeed, as Ghana’s ...

Simulation des effets de la crise économique et des politiques de reponse sur les enfants en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre: le cas du Burkina Faso
Le Burkina Faso à vu ses gains économiques, durement acquis ces dernières années, rongés par la crise financière et économique mondiale du 2008-09. Il ...

Simulation of the Effects of the Economic Crisis and Response Policies on Children in West and Central Africa: The Case of Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso’s hard earned economic gains in recent years have been eroded by the 2008-09 world financial and economic crisis. The country will particularly ...

Social Protection in the Informal Economy: Home based women workers and outsourced manufacturing in Asia
Home based work has a dual and contradictory character: on the one hand, as a source of income diversification for poor workers and the emergence of micro-enterprises, ...

Strengthening Child Protection Systems for Unaccompanied Migrant Children in Mozambique: A case study of the border town of Ressano Garcia
This research sets out to understand the why, how and with whom of rural-urban internal migration of children to Ressano Garcia, a border town between ...

The Subterranean Child Labour Force: Subcontracted home-based manufacturing in Asia
Child labour is widespread in home based manufacturing activities in the informal sector in most developing countries. This form of child labour will ...

El Trabajo Infantile y la Educación Básica en America Latina y el Caribe

What is the Effect of Child Labour on Learning Achievement? Evidence from Ghana
This paper analyzes the links between child labour and poor school performance, using data gathered in Ghana in recent years. The author examines the ...

What Works for Working Children?
The current upsurge of international concern about exploitative child labour has focused new attention on fundamental questions regarding children's work ...