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Deborah West

Project manager

Research

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Addressing and mitigating violence

Generating practical policy options for states and citizens so they can better address and mitigate violence in both rural and urban settings.

Project

Scaling-Up Early Child Development Interventions in Rwanda

This project aims to establish a long-term partnership between the IDS, Save the Children UK (SCUK) and Save the Children International Rwanda (SCI-R) to analyse, evaluate and scale-up (in partnership with the Government of Rwanda) a unique holistic programme (First Steps) that supports families...

Deborah West’s recent work

Past Event

Conflict, Violence and Development Seminar Series

MACEDA: A new events data set on the self-determination conflict between the Mapuche indigenous group and the Chilean state (1990-2016)

Self-determination (SD) disputes are some of the most common conflicts in the world. While the literature has mainly focused on the most violent conflicts, such as civil wars, recent studies have acknowledged the diversity of strategies adopted by groups within SD movements, and the need for...

7 October 2019

News

Holistic parenting education improves infant brain development

Failure to support healthy brain development can result in life-long consequences. With training, parents can become even more effective providers of the care and stimulation that babies and young children need to develop properly. Launched today, research conducted in Ngororero District,...

10 June 2019