Organisations

The Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development (CGECCD) Secretariat

Canada

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Ryerson University, School of Early Childhood Education
350 Victoria Street
Toronto
Ontario M5B 2K3

The consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development is a global inter-agency consortium which was established in 1984.  The focus is on young children (0 to 8yrs), their families and communities.  They take into account the large numbers of young children living in difficult and resource-poor contexts and the effects this has on their overall physical, social and cognitive development and well-being.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH)|The Manager's Electronic Resource Centre

USA

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784 Memorial Drive
Cambridge
Massachusetts 02139-4613

MSH, a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact.  Founded in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policymakers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, nongovernmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease.

Young Lives Project

UK

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Young Lives Project
Department of International Development
Queen Elizabeth House
University of Oxford
3 Mansfield Road
Oxford OX1 3TB

Young Lives is an international study of childhood poverty, involving 12,000 children in 4 countries over 15 years. It is led by a team in the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford in association with research and policy partners in the 4 study countries: Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam.

Through researching different aspects of children's lives, we seek to improve policies and programmes for children.

Disability and the Global South

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Disability and the Global South is the first peer-reviewed journal of its kind, focusing specifically upon disability in a majority world context.
The journal counts among its editorial board, some of the most recognised and important disability scholars and activists.

Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law

USA

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American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue
NW - Washington DC 20016

The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is a faculty of the American University, Washington. It focuses upon the legal aspects and implications of abuse and misuse of human rights in a variety of settings, with the human rights of those with disability/impairment forming a part of this focus. 

Ludwig Boltzman Institute of Human Rights

Austria

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Freyung 6 (Schottenhof)
1. Hof, Stiege II
1010 Vienna

"Research work at the BIM deals with a broad range of human rights relevant topics. Based on its work since 1993 and in light of upcoming developments within the international human rights discourse the BIM focuses its expertise on the following areas:

Human Dignity and Public Security
Human Rights in Development Co-operation and Business
European Neighbourhood and Integration Policy
Anti-discrimination, Diversity and Asylum
Women’s Rights, Child Rights, Anti-Trafficking
Human Rights Education / Education for Democratic Citizenship
Digital Rights

Besides the topic-wise structured focuses current human rights questions at international, European and national level are on the institute's research agenda, specifically dealt with in events and publication projects"

Disability Cultural Center, Syracuse Univeristy

USA

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Disability Cultural Center
105 Hoople Building
805 South Crouse Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244

"DCC will work to:

  • Establish and celebrate a community that fosters pride in one’s identity and creates a culture of inclusion.
  • Build a community that values the capabilities of all people and recognizes that all individuals have the potential to excel and contribute to the academic and social environment at Syracuse University and beyond.
  • Serve as a meeting place for students, faculty, staff, and others who seek a safe environment in which all individuals are welcomed, respected, and included as full and equal members, within both the university and global communities.
  • Serve as a catalyst for and a sponsor of a variety of essential programs, inside and outside of the classroom.  The programs will heighten awareness and understanding, as well as promote dialogue and learning about disability rights as human rights.  Programs will therefore emphasize that disability rights are expressions and forms of cultural diversity.
  • Create programming that emphasizes but is not limited to advancing the civic, economic, and social participation of persons with disabilities in a global society.
  • Serve as a resource for sharing information on media, periodicals and other readings, websites, services, advocacy groups, and local, regional, national, and international organizations that focus on disability issues, including the history of disability, pedagogy and disability, and disability culture.
  • Work collaboratively with other campus organizations and offices that celebrate difference"

Voices of Children with Disability

Australia

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Deakin University
221 Burwood Highway
Burwood VIC 3125

"Voices of Children with Disability: Inclusive practice for research is based on a research collaboration, Voices of Pacific Children with Disabilities, conducted by Deakin University, Save the Children, PNG Assembly of Disabled Persons (PNG ADP) and Disability Promotion and Advocacy Association Vanuatu (DPA)"

The Campbell Collaboration

Norway

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Mailing address:
P.O. Box 7004, St. Olavs plass,
N-0130 Oslo, Norway

Visiting address:
Pilestredet Park 7,
entrance from Stensberggata.

"Who we are
The Campbell Collaboration is an international research network that produces systematic reviews of the effects of social interventions in Crime & Justice, Education, International Development, and Social Welfare. 


Our vision
We seek to bring about positive social change, and to improve the quality of public and private services around the world. We prepare, maintain and disseminate systematic reviews of research related to education, crime and justice, social welfare, and international development.  

We believe that a systematic and rigorous approach to research synthesis improves the knowledge base for decisions on policy and practice. Better-informed choices  by policymakers, practitioners, and members of the general public can lead to better outcomes."

New Birmingham Review

UK

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University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT

The New Birmingham Review is an academic journal that seeks to publish critical works by students of the University of Birmingham. This student journal at the University of Birmingham is committed to presenting scholarship that serves to challenge and critically engage with contemporary social-political practices and ideas. The journal aims to provide an outlet for critical scholarship on a wide range of topics, embodying diverse approaches to social and political theory, philosophy and policy in order to address key debates in sociology, philosophy, politics, economics and world affairs

International Science Congress Association (ISCA)

India

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Krishnaashraya 427
Palhar Nagar, RAPTC
VIP-Road, Indore-452005, MP

International Science Congress Association (ISCA) was formed on 3rd March 2011 with 5 fellow members and is continuously expanding with great pace.

ISCA works with the following visions:
It is the vision of ISCA to join hands with Students, Academicians, Researchers, Scientists and Industrialists etc. to keep up and expand the flame of knowledge to unknown boundaries.
It is the vision of ISCA to publish research papers and articles in all areas of human study without financial restriction to readers using the open access model of publications.
Also to popularize science and other related streams throughout the world.

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