News

Event: Launch of Round 4 preliminary findings in Peru, Lima, 17 March 2015

13 Mar 2015

The Young Lives team in Peru presented preliminary findings from the fourth round of the Young Lives household and child survey on 17 March 2015.

Preliminary data from Round 4 in Vietnam

19 Jan 2015

Preliminary findings from Round 4 of our survey were launched in Hanoi today.

Event: Placing Children at the Heart of Development: Launch of Preliminary Findings from Round 4, Hanoi, 19 Jan 2015

15 Jan 2015

Preliminary findings from Rounds 1 to 4 of the Young Lives survey in 2013 will be launched at a special event co-hosted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Centre for Analysis and Forecasting, Viet Nam Academy of Social Sciences in Ha Noi on 19 January 2015.

Preliminary data from Round 4 in Ethiopia

15 Jan 2015

Preliminary findings from Round 4 of our survey were launched in Addis Ababa today.

Event: Preliminary Findings from Round 4 survey and school survey, Addis Ababa, 15 Jan 2015

14 Jan 2015

Preliminary findings from Rounds 1 to 4 of the Young Lives survey in 2013 and the school survey carried out during the 2012-13 school year will be launched at a special event in Addis Ababa on 15 January 2015.

Blog: Latin American Students Improve Learning Achievements

13 Jan 2015

In a blog written for the Global Partnership on Education, Santiago Cueto reflects on the recent UNESCO evaluation of education achievement in Latin America.

Blog: Why should we care about child development?

09 Jan 2015

Blog by Jo Boyden and Abhijeet Singh on the World Bank Let's Talk Development blog: Children feature significantly in current discussions around the Post -2015 Sustainable Development Goals. While this is an encouraging sign, if the resulting interventions are to be effective we need to expand the evidence base concerning the factors that promote and impede children’s development, they argue. Blog by Jo Boyden and Abhijeet Singh on the World Bank Let's Talk Development blog.

New research paper: Political Violence, Drought and Child Malnutrition

07 Jan 2015

Research paper which uses Young Lives data from the public archive, written by Jean-Pierre Tranchant,Patricia Justino and Cathérine Müller from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Households in Conflict Network Working Paper 173

New journal article: Short Sleep Duration and Childhood Obesity

05 Jan 2015

This article uses Young Lives data to describe patterns of nutritional status and sleep duration in children from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam in order to assess the association between short sleep duration and overweight and obesity, and if this was similar among boys and girls in Peru.

Call for Applications: Niños del Milenio data workshop, Peru (18-20 March 2015)

05 Jan 2015

As part of its dissemination and capacity-building activities, the Niños del Milenio team in Peru will be hosting a workshop to promote use of the Young Lives data. The Young Lives research team will explain the main characteristics of the dataset and how it might best be used, as well as the different research tools used for data collection.

Longitudinal and Cohort Studies: New Data and Measurement of Outcomes for Children

02 Dec 2014

Presentations and podcasts from the meeting of Longitudinal and Cohort Studies co-convened by the UNICEF Office of Research and Young Lives are now all available to download.

The Hult Prize: Early Education in Slums

27 Nov 2014

Professor Jo Boyden, Director of Young Lives, has been invited to act as judge for the Oxford Campus Finals of the Hult Prize 2015. This year, the Hult Prize is committed to empowering students around the globe to create solutions to the challenge of Early Childhood Education in Slums.

25 years of the CRC: Voices from Ethiopia

20 Nov 2014

We recently spoke to children and young people in Ethiopia about the reality of their family lives and their hopes and aspirations for the future. You can hear what they have to say on the Young Lives YouTube channel.

CRC at 25 Conference: Social and Economic Rights for Children

19 Nov 2014

How do children’s rights play out in local contexts in relation of children’s work/child labour? This is addressed by Ginny Morrow in a presentation at the University of Leiden’s conference on 25 Years of the UNCRC today.

We need to end child poverty in order to break the cycle of poverty.