Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Advantage or paradox: The challenge for children and young people of growing up urban

The report, Advantage or Paradox: The Challenge for children and young people growing up urban reveals that not all children in cities benefit from the so-called ‘urban advantage’ – the … Continue reading

Sunday, 2 December 2018 · Leave a comment

Linking Social Rights to Active Citizenship

The rise of social protection into the limelight of social policy has opened up space for understanding how it can act as a key interface between states and citizens. This … Continue reading

Thursday, 18 January 2018 · Leave a comment

Effects of Public Policy on Child Labor

Many policy instruments can be used to address or affect child labor, even if they are implemented to achieve other objectives. From a theoretical point of view, however, the impact … Continue reading

Friday, 17 March 2017 · Leave a comment

Uprooted: The growing crisis for refugee and migrant children

UNICEF report – Around the world, nearly 50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced. This report presents – for the first time – comprehensive, global data about … Continue reading

Thursday, 8 September 2016 · Leave a comment

Child poverty, inequality and demography

In a rapidly ageing world, sub-Saharan Africa stands out for its youth. Harnessing the potential of the region’s children and adolescents through expanded opportunities for health and education, could unlock … Continue reading

Thursday, 25 August 2016 · Leave a comment

This is What We Die For: Human rights abuses in the DRC power the global trade in cobalt

This report documents the hazardous conditions in which artisanal miners, including thousands of children, mine cobalt in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It goes on to trace how this … Continue reading

Saturday, 23 January 2016 · Leave a comment

Reducing all Forms of Child Poverty: The Need for Comprehensive Measurement

Despite widespread investments in child poverty reduction, the way in which child poverty is measured presents a narrow and partial picture. Current practice is still biased towards measuring static and … Continue reading

Monday, 7 September 2015 · Leave a comment

Just Cities for Children: Voices from Urban Slums

Just Cities for Children: Voices from Urban Slums highlights World Vision’s experience in supporting children to express their ideas for a better city to key decision makers on a global … Continue reading

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 · Leave a comment

Asia’s poor urban children left out of disaster prevention

The study reveals that street and slum children are the most vulnerable to environmental hazards, climate change and natural disasters – with girls at particular risk. But aid agencies often … Continue reading

Monday, 18 August 2014 · Leave a comment