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Child poverty, evidence and policyMainstreaming children in international development$

Nicola A. Jones

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781847424464

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.001.0001

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(p.ix) List of acronyms

(p.ix) List of acronyms

Child poverty, evidence and policy
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  • 3D


  • AACT

    Asia Against Child Trafficking

  • ACP

    African, Caribbean and Pacific

  • ACPF

    African Child Policy Forum

  • ADC

    Austrian Development Cooperation

  • AIDS

    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

  • ANDI

    News Agency for Children’s Rights (Brazil)


    African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect

  • BMZ

    Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany)

  • BTC

    Belgian Technical Cooperation

  • CACL

    Campaign Against Child Labour (India)


    Argentinean Committee for the Follow-up of the UNCRC


    Campaign Against Sex Selective Abortion (India)

  • CCDC

    Caribbean Child Development Centre


    Centre for the Study and Care of Children and Women (Chile)


    Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women


    Centre for Childhood and Family Research (Venezuela)

  • CHIN

    Children in Need Network (Zambia)

  • CHIP

    Childhood Poverty Research and Policy Centre (UK)

  • CIDA

    Canadian International Development Agency

  • CIES

    Consortium for Social and Economic Research (Peru)


    International Centre for Research and Policy on Childhood (Brazil)


    International Centre for Education and Human Development (Colombia)


    Committee for Liaison between Social Organisations for the Defence of Child Rights (Benin)


    Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa

  • (p.x) CORD

    Collaborative Research and Dissemination (India)

  • CPA

    Child Protection Alliance (Gambia)

  • CRDA

    Christian Relief Development Agency (Ethiopia)


    Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity


    Child Rights Information and Documentation Centre (Malawi)

  • CRIN

    Child Rights Information Network

  • CSDS

    Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (India)

  • CSEC

    Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

  • CSO

    civil society organisation

  • CST

    child sex tourism

  • CWC

    Concerned for Working Children (India)

  • CWIN

    Child Workers in Nepal Concerned Centre

  • CWSA

    Child Welfare South Africa

  • DFID

    Department for International Development (UK)

  • DHS

    Demographic and Health Survey

  • DRC

    Democratic Republic of Congo


    Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean


    End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography, Child Trafficking for Sexual Purposes

  • EDRI

    Ethiopian Development Research Institute

  • ESRC

    Economic and Social Research Council (UK)

  • EU

    European Union

  • FACE

    Coalition to Fight Against Child Exploitation (Thailand)

  • FGM/C

    female genital mutilation/cutting

  • FTA

    Free Trade Agreement

  • GDP

    gross domestic product

  • GEM

    Gender Empowerment Measure (UNDP)


    Ghana NGO Coalition on the Rights of the Child

  • GTZ

    German Development Cooperation

  • HDI

    Human Development Index (UNDP)

  • HIV

    human immunodefciency virus

  • IAC

    Inter-African Committee on Traditional Practices

  • (p.xi) IACR

    India Alliance for Child Rights

  • IADB

    Inter-American Development Bank

  • ICDS

    Integrated Child Development Services

  • IDRC

    International Development Research Centre (Canada)

  • IDS

    Institute for Development Studies (UK)

  • IFI

    international financial institution

  • IGME

    Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation

  • IGT

    intergenerational transmission

  • ILO

    International Labour Organization

  • IMF

    International Monetary Fund


    Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Childhood and Adolescence (Costa Rica)

  • LAC

    Latin America and the Caribbean

  • MDG

    Millennium Development Goal


    Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Centre (Pakistan)

  • MICS

    Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (UNICEF)

  • MMR

    maternal mortality ratio


    Ministry of Finance and Economy (Ethiopia)


    National Alliance for the Fundamental Right to Education (India)


    Network Against Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation in Andhra Pradesh (India)


    National Education Research and Evaluation Centre (Sri Lanka)

  • NGO

    non-governmental organisation

  • ODI

    Overseas Development Institute (UK)

  • OECD

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

  • OPHI

    Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (UK)


    Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict

  • OPM

    Oxford Policy Management (UK)

  • OVC

    orphans and vulnerable children

  • PANE

    Poverty Action Network Ethiopia


    Plan for Accelerated and Sustained Development to End Poverty (Ethiopia)

  • PLA

    participatory learning and action

  • (p.xii) PPA

    participatory poverty assessment

  • PRA

    participatory rural appraisal

  • PRSP

    Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper


    Psychosocial Support and Children’s Rights Resource Centre (Philippines)


    Research and Policy in Development (ODI)


    Research Consortium on Educational Outcomes and Poverty (UK)


    Research on Poverty Alleviation (Tanzania)


    Latin American and Caribbean Network of Social Institutions (Chile)


    Southeast Asia Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers

  • Sida

    Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

  • SIGI

    Social Institutions Gender Index (OECD)


    Statistical Information and Monitoring Programme on Child Labour (ILO)


    Solidarity for African Women’s Rights

  • TISS

    Tata Institute for Social Sciences (India)


    Uganda Child Rights NGO Network

  • UDHR

    Universal Declaration on Human Rights

  • UK

    United Kingdom

  • UN

    United Nations


    United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child


    United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs

  • UNDP

    United Nations Development Programme


    United Nations Children’s Fund

  • UNPD

    United Nations Population Division

  • US

    United States

  • WB

    well-being lens

  • WeD

    Well-being in Developing Countries (ESRC)

  • WHO

    World Health Organization