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Engaging Fathers: Recommendations for a game change in parenting interventions based on a systematic review of the global evidence
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By Panter-Brick, C., Burgess, A., Eggerman, M., McAllister, F., Pruett, K. and Leckman, J. F. (2014).

"Evidence clearly points to the unique and significant role of the father right from the early stages of infancy" and "suggests that the involvement of both parents in intervention is likely, in most cases, to lead to more positive benefits for children." - P. Ramchandi & J. Iles.

Full text Journal Child Psychology & Psychiatry.

From Commentary: Getting fathers into parenting programmes – a reflection on Panter-Brick et al. (2014).


Strengthening systems for integrated early childhood development services: a cross-national analysis of governance
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By Pia Rebello Britto, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Jan van Ravens, L. Angelica Ponguta, Maria Reyes, Soojin Oh, Roland Dimaya, Anna Maria Nieto, and Richard Seder (2014) 

While there has been substantial growth in early childhood development (ECD) services in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), there is considerable inequity in their distribution and quality. The aim of this paper is to present findings from four countries, using a cross-national case study approach to explore governance mechanisms required to strengthen national systems of ECD services.

Full text Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.


Resilience in child development – interconnected pathways to wellbeing
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by Catherine Panter-Brick & James F. Leckman (Yale). (2013) 

"In our view, attention to interventions with synergistic effects across multiple systems...is one of the most exciting foci of research and practice in child development." - Authors 

Full text J Child Psychology and Psychiatry.



Is early childhood relevant to peacebuilding?
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by Diane Sunar et al. (2013)

Mother Child Education Foundation (AÇEV) and Yale authors present findings from world experts who were polled to ascertain their agreement on the hypothesis that early childhood development (ECD) is a pathway to peace. 

Full text J Peacebuilding.