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Cultivating the next generation of East African researchers

Alexandra Orsola-Vidal, Global Networks Director, Center for Effective Global Action | August 5, 2015

The demand for rigorous, robust data to inform African decision makers has never been higher. Earlier this month, the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative partnered with the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), the World Bank, Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and The Abdul Latif Jameel … Continue reading »

The redefinition of fatherhood demands new public policies

Jeremy Adam Smith, Editor, Greater Good Magazine | June 6, 2012

In anticipation of Father’s Day, the International Museum of Women put together a gallery on “the changing role of the modern dad,” which includes a global facts and figures, a three-minute video on how mothers around the world view fatherhood, a documentary about stay-at-home dads in Hungary, and profiles of fathers in South America and … Continue reading »

Can Obama and Congress repair their broken promises on early ed?

David Kirp, professor emeritus of public policy | June 15, 2010

Kids’ advocates stood on the sidelines last March, watching helplessly as the Early Learning Challenge Fund, a $1 billion-a-year initiative to strengthen the quality of early education and child care, was stricken from the health care reform bill. The fact that early education wasn’t important enough to merit an up-or-down vote, instead becoming ensnared in … Continue reading »