Tag results for "Child protection"

 

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Think piece: Tanzanian children’s experience of violence – implications for practice and programming

This think piece explores the implications for programming of a piece of research that explored with children their experience of harm in school settings and started to investigate whether punitive practices […]

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UNGEI Case Study Summary: The Role of Girls’ Education in Pendekezo Letu’s Interventions in Nairobi

Pendekezo Letu (PKL) works to strengthen the entire environment in which street girls exist: the legal system, community structures, schools, families and the girls themselves. Their programmes are based in […]

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Tanzanian students’ experience of safety and inclusion in school

The project seeks to review the literature on social norms theory and use it to inform an innovative research design that adopts the Theory U process (Scharmer, 2012). The project […]

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Citizens 4 Change

Citizens 4 Change (C4C) is a social lab that seeks to understand and resolve the complex social challenge of violence against children by using the “wisdom of the crowd” approach […]

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Improving Justice in Child Contact: Participation Toolkit

This toolkit was produced as part of the Improving Justice in Child Contact (IJCC) project, which ran from November 2018 – January 2021. The toolkit complements wider resources on rights-centred […]

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Manufacturing Moral Panic: Weaponizing Children to Undermine Gender Justice and Human Rights

Summary This report is about how faith-based, gender-restrictive groups are using children and child protection rhetoric to manufacture moral panic and mobilise it against human rights related to gender justice, […]

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Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide: From Participation to Partnerships

The ‘Moving Towards Children as Partners in Child Protection in COVID-19 Guide: From Participation to Partnerships’ offers quick tips and tools and adaptations to common tools to start engaging with […]

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Reconstructing Children’s Rights Institute

The Reconstructing Children’s Rights Institute, hosted by the CPC Learning Network, is a multi-part series of conversations and resources for learning, information sharing and actionable next steps.  In this series of […]

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War Child

War Child was founded in 1993 by filmmakers David Wilson and Bill Leeson and uses music, and high-profile pop stars, to help publicise the plight of children caught up in […]

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Tostan

Tostan is an international nonprofit headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. Tostan uses a three-year empowerment programme that puts rural communities in charge of their own futures. Communities set their own vision […]

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Kiota Womens Health and Development (KIWOHEDE)

Kiota Womens Health and Development (KIWOHEDE) is a non- government organisation which focuses on promoting reproductive health, children’s rights, development and advocacy. The organisation was founded in 1998 by health […]

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Kesho Kenya

Kesho Kenya is a dynamic, medium sized and growing NGO currently facilitating over 700 children to access schools and universities and also supports more than 12,000 of their siblings, peers, […]

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HIMD – Health Integrated Multisectoral Development

Health Integrated Multisectoral Services (HIMS) is a registered non-governmental organisation working on a charitable basis. HIMS campaigns to end FGM in pastoral communities in Tanzania and Eastern Africa. HIMS collaborates […]

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Health Child

Health Child was started in 2006 by three people who came together to contribute towards children and women wellbeing after working with communities in micro-finance companies. One on the founders […]

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Fireflight Foundation

Firelight is a multi-donor public charity fund that raises money from foundations, individuals and institutions to support community-based organisations (CBOs) in eastern and southern Africa. Firelight believes in the power […]

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Fird

Foundation for Integrated Rural Development (FIRD) is a women-led non–profit organization based in Northern Uganda working towards the prevention of violence against women and children and strives to improve the […]

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CWISH

Children-Women in Social Service and Human Rights (CWISH) is a women-led not for profit, non-government organization (NGO), established in 1993 with an aim to ensure social justice, protection and promotion […]

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CPC Learning Network

The CPC Learning Network convenes academics, policymakers, and practitioners to promote innovative research, nurture communities of learning, and build the next generation of researchers and advocates for children and families […]

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Concern for the Girl Child

Concern for the Girl Child (CGC), founded by Dr.Ann F Hayes and the late Freddie Henry Kasozi in 2001, is a child-focused Non-Government Organisation in Uganda. CGC’s major purpose is […]

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ChildFund Alliance

ChildFund Alliance is a global network of 11 child-focused development organisations that helps nearly 16 million children and their families in more than 60 countries. ChildFund Alliance works to end […]

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Consortium for Street Children (CSC)

Consortium for Street Children (CSC) is the only global network dedicated to raising the voices of street-connected children. CSC works with more than 130 community organisations, national and international non-governmental […]

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Child Frontiers

Child Frontiers is a consulting company that promotes the care, well-being and protection of children. They provide a comprehensive package of services to development and humanitarian agencies. Their portfolio of […]

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Aschiana Foundation

Aschiana (“nest” in Dari Farsi) was founded in 1995 by Engineer Yousef Mohamed to help children working on the streets in Kabul, Afghanistan. Aschiana Foundation invests in the education and […]

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Aridland

ADP is a Christian organization which started in 2004 with the aim of serving the poor and marginalised people in the Karamoja sub region of Uganda (Abim, Kotido, Kaabong, Napak, […]

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Practice Standards in Children’s Participation

The what, why, and how of each of Save the Children’s child participation practice standards. The primary purpose of these practice standards is to ensure consistent high quality child participation […]

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Communicating with Children; Helping Children in Distress

In times of war, disaster and emergency, children become lost or abandoned, experience deprivation and ill-treatment, and witness violence. Beyond protection, food, healthcare, and a home, children need emotional and […]

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Young Lives

Young Lives was established as an international study of childhood poverty in 2002 when the project started to follow the lives of 12,000 children in Ethiopia, India (in the states […]

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Tostan’s Community Empowerment Program (CEP)

Since the start of Tostan’s Community Engagement Programme (CEP), 7,200 communities in Western African in eight different countries have publicly declared to end female genital mutilation and child marriage. An […]

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Social Cash Transfers, Generational Relations and Youth Poverty Trajectories in Rural Lesotho and Malawi

This three-year collaborative research project has generated evidence about the ways in which social cash transfer (SCT) schemes intervene in and transform the structural power relations that underlie the reproduction […]

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Ready to Learn Programme

The Getting Ready to Learn (GRtL) programme seeks to support preschool education settings with DE-funded places to encourage and develop parental involvement in children’s early learning to ensure maximum parental […]

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Prevention of Risky Movement of Children in the Northern Ethiopia Corridor

Millions of children in Ethiopia are on the move or at risk of getting involved in risky movement. Running away from home, searching for a better chance of life elsewhere, […]

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A Community-Driven Intervention to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy in Two Districts in Sierra Leone

Starting in 2012, the Inter-Agency Learning Initiative on Strengthening Community-Based Child Protection Mechanisms and Child Protection Systems established a community-owned and driven intervention to reduce teenage pregnancy in the Moyamba […]

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Young People’s Views of the Child Protection System in Scotland

Child protection investigations and the number of children on Child Protection Registers are high and constantly rising. In the UK, professionals are bound by legislation to uphold the rights of […]

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Understanding Vulnerability: From Categories to Experiences of Young Congolese People in Uganda

This article problematises the ‘vulnerables’ category that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees applies to groups of refugees. Drawing on 9 months of qualitative research with young Congolese refugees […]

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The Status of Child Abuse and Child Protection in Kenya and Kilifi County 2014: Challenges and Recommendations

A situational survey of child protection and child abuse in Kenya and in Kilifi County, was conducted in order to map the organisations working in child protection and to evaluate […]

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Report of the Mapping and Analysis of Ghana’s Child Protection System

This mapping and assessment of the child protection system in Ghana is linked to a wider West and Central African regional initiative which has been supported financially and technically by […]

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Learning from Child Protection Systems Mapping and Analysis in West Africa: Research and Policy Implications

This article presents the findings of a research process undertaken by Child Frontiers to map and assess the child protection systems of five West African countries. It highlights that the […]

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From Housework to Gold Mining: Child Labour in Rural Vietnam

Save the Children Fund carried out research on the situation of working children in rural areas of Vietnam. The research was largely based on information collected directly from children who […]

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Evaluation of UNICEF-supported Child-Friendly Spaces in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) November 2013–November 2014

On 8 November 2013, super Typhoon Haiyan became one of the most powerful tropical storms ever recorded, striking the Visayas region of the Philippines and causing massive death and destruction. […]

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Community-Based Child Protection Mechanisms in Kilifi, Kenya: A Rapid Ethnographic Study In Two Rural Sites

A 2009 review of community-based child protection mechanisms, which are frontline mechanisms for responding to threats to children’s well being, reported that externally facilitated groups such as Child Welfare Committees […]

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Children’s Future Food Inquiry 

The authors focus on three food settings that characterise children’s lives: pre-school, school, and home, and examine the policies and programmes in place that are intended to support children to […]

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Child Protection: The Kotkai Experience

This draft report gives account of the Save the Children (UK) work on child protection 2001-2002, in the Kotkai afghan refugee camp, Pakistan. The work is described in three phases. […]

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A Community-Driven Approach to Reducing Teenage Pregnancy in Sierra Leone Midline Evaluation Brief

Preliminary evidence from a 2009 global evidence review suggested that community-based child protection mechanisms are likely to be more effective and sustainable if they are linked with formal aspects of […]

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“And Then They Left”: Challenges to Child Protection Systems Strengthening in South Sudan

International child protection work has undergone a paradigm shift, moving from addressing issues such as trafficked children, street children and child labour separately to a more integrated systems approach. As […]

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‘He Always Thinks He is Nothing’: The Psychosocial Impact of Discrimination on Adolescent refugees in Urban Uganda

Armed conflict causes massive displacement, erodes the social fabric of communities, and threatens the healthy development of a nation’s future – its youth. Although more than half of the world’s […]

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‘Doing It Right?’: Working with Young Researchers in Malawi to Investigate Children, Transport and Mobility

This paper explores involving children in Malawi in research about young people, mobility and transport, respecting their rights of participation, education, and protection from exploitation. The Malawi study forms one […]

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