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Young Lives - An International Study of Childhood Poverty. We need to end child poverty in order to break the cycle of poverty
Young Lives e-newsletter May 2012Young Lives is a unique 15-year study of 12,000 children in 4 countries (Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam) that aims to challenge policymakers to effect change.
Multidimensionality matters – new book from Young Lives
Childhood Poverty: Multidisciplinary Approaches is the first of a series of 3 books published by Palgrave which will follow the course of the Young Lives study. Topics include the ethics of research, the long-term causes and consequences of childhood poverty, the dynamics of childhood poverty, and the resilience and optimism shown by children and their families. Edited by Jo Boyden and Michael Bourdillon, it offers “unprecedented insights into children’s own experience, perspectives, understanding and aspirations”, according to Frances Stewart, Emeritus Professor of Development Economics and Director of CRISE, University of Oxford. 
Latest research and analysisRecently published Young Lives papers include: 

From Nutrition to Aspirations and Self-Efficacy: Gender Bias over Time among Children in Four Countries, Stefan Dercon and Abhijeet Singh, Young Lives Working Paper 71
Young Lives Policy Brief 16, Beyond Orphanhood: Rethinking Vulnerability in Ethiopia
Young Lives Policy Paper 5, Growth, Wealth and Inequality: Evidence from Young Lives
All available online at the Young Lives site.
EventsEducation work showcased at Comparative and International Education Society conference
Date: 22-27 April 2012
Venue: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Tracking Disparities: Who Gets Left Behind?
Date: 7 February 2012
Venue: Lima, Peru

‘Geography of aspiration’ featured in City University seminar
Date: 7 February 2012
Venue: New York, US

Pathways through Early Education seminar at Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi
Date: 14 January 2012
Venue: New Delhi, India

Other news

Equity for Children talks to Professor Jo Boyden
How policies can provide the best for children was the question put to Professor Jo Boyden, Director of Young Lives, and Professor Alberto Minujin, from Equity for Children and the New School Graduate Program in International Affairs, at an invitation-only event held at the New School, New York, earlier this year. Hear what they have to say on the Equity for Children website. A full account of the day and links to Young Lives presentations can be found on our website.

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