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Modern Slavery Prevention and Responses in Myanmar: An Evidence Map

CLARISSA Emerging Evidence Report;4

This Emerging Evidence Report describes the availability of evidence on modern slavery interventions in Myanmar presented in the programme's interactive Evidence Map. This report on Myanmar uses the same methodology and complements the evidence map on interventions to tackle trafficking, child...

24 November 2020

Working Paper

Theorising ‘Harm’ in Relation to Children’s Work

ACHA Working Paper;4

A central and implicit issue that shapes the present political and institutional consensus surrounding child labour is the notion of harm. Although efforts to address children’s work rest firmly on assumptions about what is harmful, no coherent theory of harm exists

Roy Maconachie & 2 others

17 November 2020

Working Paper

Children’s Engagement with Exploitative Work in Dhaka, Bangladesh

CLARISSA Working Paper;4

Despite decades of interventions aiming to reduce child labour, children’s engagement with exploitative work remains widespread, particularly in South Asia. Emerging evidence about cash transfer programmes point towards their potential for reducing children’s engagement with work, but...

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Keetie Roelen & 3 others

6 November 2020


Designing for Impact: South-South Trade and Investment

As countries across the world grapple with the effects of COVID-19 and look towards ‘post-pandemic’ transformations, and as we enter the final decade of the UN Global Goals, fresh thinking and action in trade, investment and development have never been more welcome. In this, there are many...

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Amrita Saha & 3 others

27 October 2020


Lessons for Open Data for Development Programmes

IDS Policy Briefing 171

Open data programmes – that support the access, distribution, and effective use of data by everyone for free – are a relatively new area in global development. As more initiatives emerge, there is a need for stronger evidence to inform effective design and implementation that can mitigate...

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Louise Clark & 3 others

22 October 2020

Journal Article

COVID-19 and Pastoralism: Reflections from Three Continents

The Journal Peasant Studies;

Focusing on pastoralism, this article reflects on five diverse cases across Africa, Asia and Europe and asks: how have COVID-19 disease control measures affected mobility and production practices, marketing opportunities, land control, labour relations, local community support and...

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Giulia Simula & 5 others

21 October 2020