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Deborah West

Senior Project Support Officer

Research

Programme and centre

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

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

Cluster

Digital and Technology

Advancing knowledge, shaping policy and inspiring practice on digital development is critical to achieving the Institute of Development Studies’ vision of reducing inequalities, accelerating sustainability, and building secure and inclusive societies. The digital revolution has ushered in...