News

The Girl Summit: Ending FGM and Child Marriage in a Generation

21 Jul 2014

Young Lives has developed a series of resources drawing on our evidence from Ethiopia, which seek to understand the underlying rationale of child marriage and female circumcision (FGM), what are the forces for change and why these practices persist.

LIDC/Young Lives Seminar: School Effectiveness and Inequality

15 Jul 2014

Young Lives findings on school effectiveness were presented at a well-attended seminar at the London International Development Centre on 14 July.

Conference paper: Modern Moralities: Children and Social Change in Vietnam

11 Jul 2014

Virginia Morrow will be presenting work she has done with Huong Vu in a session on Childhood: Socialisation in a Globalised World at the International Sociological Association World Congress in Yokahama, Japan (13-19 July 2014).

Conference paper: Young people no longer in school in Ethiopia and India

11 Jul 2014

Virginia Morrow will be presenting her work on young people who are no longer in school at a session of the Research Committee on Sociology of Youth, during the International Sociological Association World Congress in Yokahama, Japan (13-19 July).

Young Lives e-newsletter July 2014

02 Jul 2014

We have just sent out the latest issue of our e-newsletter #13 (July 2014) which this month focuses on data and methods. Download here or sign up to receive future issues.

Bridging the Gap Over Time: Integrating Longitudinal Qualitative and Quantitative Data

02 Jul 2014

Ginny Morrow will be presenting at the ESRC Research Methods Festival which is being held in Oxford from 8 to 10 July 2014.

9th IZA/World Bank Conference on Employment and Development

26 Jun 2014

Alan Sánchez presented his work on The Structural Relationship between Nutrition, Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills at the Ninth Conference on Employment and Development organised by IZA (the Bonn-based Institute for the Future of Work) and the World Bank in Lima on 26 June.

Policy workshop on early nutrition

19 Jun 2014

Mary Penny presented the latest Young Lives findings on the impact of chronic malnutrition on young children in Peru at a workshop on 19 June.

Symposium Report: Children's Well-being and Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

12 Jun 2014

A policy brief on Children's Well-being and Work co-written by Young Lives with the Africa Child Policy Forum and Save the Children Ethiopia is to be published on the World Day Against Child Labour (12 June).

Webinar on 12 June: “Extend social protection to prevent harmful child work!”

10 Jun 2014

To mark this year’s World Day Against Child Labour, Save the Children will host an interactive Panel and Live Chat Discussion with experts from Young Lives, on the theme of “Extend social protection to prevent harmful child work!”

Blog: ‘Life-course‘ perspectives on child poverty

30 May 2014

Last week we presented our latest thinking about what we can learn from life-course analysis to a meeting at UNICEF.

New data release: Young Lives Rounds 1-3 Constructed Files, 2002-2009

23 May 2014

We are pleased to announce that a dataset containing constructed variables from the first three rounds of the Young Lives survey in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam are now available for external researchers to access and use via the UK Data Service (http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/).

Aspirations, Poverty and Inequality: 4th World Bank Group Conference on Equity, 29-30 May 2014

16 May 2014

Two papers using Young Lives data will be presented at the World Bank conference on Aspirations, Poverty and Inequality on 29-30 May 2014.

New data release: Young Lives school survey data now publicly archived

22 Apr 2014

We are pleased to announce the release of the Young Lives school survey data from India and Peru. The data are now available for external researchers to access and use via the UK Data Service.

Blog: Giving up too early on malnourished children?

16 Apr 2014

Writing for Ideas for India this week, Young Lives research officer Abhijeet Singh summarises the evidence on the benefits of the Midday Meal Scheme in India.

Comment: Criminalisation will not stop FGM in east Africa

15 Apr 2014

An article by Kirrily Pells, Young Lives policy officer and Lorriann Robinson, senior child rights policy adviser at World Vision UK in The Guardian online summarises research in Ethiopia on traditional practices and changing social norms.

Comment: Private choices for schooling in India

14 Apr 2014

Comment piece by Renu Singh in the Education Times (Times of India), 14 April 2014.

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