Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The role of small cities in shaping youth employment outcomes in India and Indonesia

Across the world, many emerging economies find themselves at a critical juncture known as the “demographic dividend”. This report presents evidence on the role of small cities in shaping the … Continue reading

Thursday, 20 February 2020 · Leave a comment

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

Tackling Urban Violence through Citizen Engagement and Community Action

Urban violence is an urgent and growing problem in many cities across the world. It comes in a multitude of forms such as gender-based violence, gangs and drug-related violence, police … Continue reading

Monday, 25 August 2014 · Leave a comment

Understanding ‘Urban Youth’ and the Challenges they face in Sub-Saharan Africa

Much of Africa is urbanising fast and its young population is projected to constitute the largest labour force in the world. While urbanisation can be linked closely with economic development, … Continue reading

Thursday, 3 July 2014 · Leave a comment