Opportunities and challenges in promoting policy- and practice-relevant knowledge on child rights - Working paper - ODI

This paper from Overseas Development Institute analyses the linkages between knowledge and policy in child rights issues in order to supplement current partial understanding of these dynamics in the sector. The ultimate aim of the paper is to safeguard children’s rights by presenting frameworks and lessons through which to promote the appropriate design of rights strategies. In particular, the multiple types of knowledge that shape policy agendas are discussed, as well as the impacts of political context and the role of different actors at play in the policy arena. Finally, some broad suggestions on improving the child rights knowledge-policy interface are provided, with special attention towards knowledge generation, the translation of knowledge, and the institutionalisation of child rights.

Published 2012-01-19

Document Information

Publication year
2010
Format
pdf, 77p.
Rights
© Overseas Development Institute 2010
Creative Commons License
None
Region
East Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Content Type
Analysis
Identifier
ISBN 978 1 907288 27 2

Document Information

Publication year
2010
Format
pdf, 77p.
Rights
© Overseas Development Institute 2010
Creative Commons License
None
Region
East Africa
Country
Ethiopia
Content Type
Analysis
Identifier
ISBN 978 1 907288 27 2