This website is run by Young Lives, a research project based at the Department of International Development, University of Oxford.

How accessible is this website?

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website and are currently in the process of updating it to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard (WCAG).

Young Lives India website has been updated in 2023, working with Olamalu to ensure all content is compliant.

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format (such as large print), please contact our international Communications Manager, Julia Tilford via email: . We’ll consider your request and get back to you as soon as we can.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. In addition, major operating systems produce the following guidance:


Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems whilst we continue work to ensure full accessibility, please contact Julia Tilford, Young Lives Communications Manager via the email address listed above. 

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Young Lives is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the UK's Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance Status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Non-accessible content

We continue to work to ensure all website content is accessible. Outstanding work to complete is: 

  • Issues with documents, including Word files and PDFs (published after 28th September 2018);
  • issues with video and audio;

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards. 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We want our website to offer the best experience possible for all of our users. We have worked with Olamalu to carry out a comprehensive review and update of the website, and we are working with the designer of our Publications to ensure that all our Publications are accessible.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 22 September 2020. It was last reviewed and updated on 23 February 2023.