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UNICEF/UNI177579/Richter
Evidence Reviews

Access to Conventional Schooling for Children and Young People Affected by HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: A Cross-National Review of Recent Research Evidence

This paper examines the evidence on access to conventional schooling for children and young people affected by HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and makes recommendations for the further development...
SOFIE
2008
UNICEF/UNI197754/Nazer
Evidence Reviews

Developing, Implementing and Evaluating the SOFIE Model: Supporting Increased Educational Access for Vulnerable Pupils in Malawi

Against the context of underlying poverty, HIV/AIDS and an over-stretched and underresourced education system, many children in Malawi have reduced and sporadic access to schooling and are at risk of...
SOFIE
2011
UNICEF/UNI165149/Lovell
Briefings

‘One hand can’t clap by itself’: Engagement of Boys and Men in KMG’s Intervention to Eliminate FGM-C in Kembatta Zone, Ethiopia

This story of change pulls out the key findings and recommendations from EMERGE case study 3, which focuses on the work of KMG to eliminate female genital mutilation-cutting in Ethiopia.
IDS
2015
UNICEF/UN015884/Bahaji
Briefings

The ‘One Man Can’ Model: Community Mobilisation as an Approach to Promote Gender Equality and Reduce HIV Vulnerability in South Africa

This story of change pulls out the key findings and recommendations from EMERGE case study 6, which focuses on the One Man Can initiative in South Africa. The initiative works...
IDS
2015
UNICEF/UN022220/Balasundaram
Background Reports

Health and Poverty in sub-Saharan Africa

The paper discusses strategies for meeting the needs of the poor in a pluralist health sector. It argues that the first step in defining such strategies must be a realistic...
IDS
2000
UNICEF/UNI43619/Bannon
Background Reports

Famine in the Twentieth Century

More than 70 million people died in famines during the 20th century. This paper compiles excess mortality estimates from over 30 major famines and assess the success of some parts...
IDS
2000
UNICEF/UNI162189/Frisone
Evidence Reviews

HIV/AIDS, Forests and Futures in sub-Saharan Africa

Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) pandemic is having devastating and tragic social, economic, and political impacts. HIV/AIDS is both a health issue and a development...
STEPS Centre
2011
UNICEF/UNI174420/Schermbrucker
Briefings

Addressing Norms, Values, Practices and Beliefs regarding Reproductive Health in South Sudan

Although in parts of South Sudan the situation is unstable which necessitates humanitarian action, in other parts of the country development programmes are taken up with the communities. In Northern...
HEART
2015
UNICEF/UNI182824/Bindra
Foresight Papers

IDSR as a Platform for Implementing IHR in African Countries

Of the 46 countries in the World Health Organization (WHO) African region (AFRO), 43 are implementing Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) guidelines to improve their abilities to detect, confirm,...
Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science
2013
UNICEF/UN022230/Balasundaram
Foresight Papers

Ethiopia: Drought and Food Insecurity

Since June 2015, Ethiopia has been affected by the worst drought in the last 30–50 years,with over 10.2 million people in need of food assistance as of December 2015, compared...
ACAPS
2016
UNICEF/UNI37736/Vitale
Foresight Papers

Somalia Drought

Significant pasture degradation and water shortages have been reported in parts of Somalia due to dry weather and high evaporation rates (FSNAU 18/03/2016). In total, one million people are estimated...
ACAPS
2016
UNICEF/LeMoyne
Evidence Reviews

The Impact of Protracted Crises on Attitudes and Aspirations

This rapid review explores the impact of protracted crises on attitudes and aspirations. It provides a general overview of what is meant by the term protracted crisis, a broad reading...
GSDRC
2016
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