Category Archives: Sheridan Bartlett

Conversations with Families to Prepare for Early Childhood Programming

This handbook builds on the experience of a research project in Nepal - a qualitative investigation into child rearing practices and beliefs in four rural communities which took place in 1999 and which has been documented in a report entitled Bringing up Children in a Changing World. This study was undertaken as part of an … Continue Reading ››

Children and development assistance: The need to reorient priorities and programmes

This article argues that if children were the focus of more deliberate attention on the part of donors, it could result in more effective use of the resources available for poverty reduction. Instead, development assistance neglects some of children’s most pressing needs, and fails to take advantage of the long-term benefits to be gained by ensuring their physical … Continue Reading ››