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Building strong foundations for later livelihoods by addressing child poverty: evidence from Young Lives

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Improving children’s life chances is central to development in low- and middle-income countries. Half the population of sub-Saharan Africa are aged 18 or younger, and young people comprise nearly half of all people living in extreme poverty worldwide. Poverty undermines not only children’s rights to life, survival, and development, as enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, but also the skills and capabilities that fastchanging economies need for future growth. By extension...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3362/2046-1887.2015.011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Author
Publisher:
Practical Action Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Enterprise Development and Microfinance Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
2
Pages:
90-103
Publication date:
2015-06-30
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ISSN:
1755-1986 and 1755-1978
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pubs:643717
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uuid:d95ebea9-535b-48b1-afcb-6bd88d30ddd7
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pubs:643717
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2016-09-14

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