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(Institute of Development Studies, 2022-01-21)Despite progress on girls’ education in the past 25 years, many girls in East Africa are still facing profound education challenges. When combined with gender norms, poverty, location, and disability, girls are likely to ...
(2021-03)The COVID-19 crisis has severely disrupted youth livelihoods, access to education, employment and participation in governance processes, decision-making and public life. It is envisaged that the long-term impact of the ...
(Institute of Development Studies, 2022-01-24)The Covid-19 pandemic has left no corner of the world untouched. To cite just one figure, 100 million people have been pushed into poverty, according to a recent World Bank study. The two-speed recovery from the pandemic, ...
(OSSREA, 2021)The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the resilience of national education systems, economies and job markets, highlighting the digital divide, income inequality, and workforce fragility around the world. In Africa, the virus ...
(OSSREA, 2021)On December 31st 2019, the Chinese authorities alerted the World Health Organization of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China, with an unknown cause. The mystery disease was first referred to as 2019-nCoV and then named ...