PREVIEW

Integrating Violence Against Children Prevention and Response into HIV Services

October 2, 2019

This training seeks to equip health workers who have contact with children in HIV settings with the knowledge and skills to better integrate violence against children (VAC) services into their work. It seeks to transmit information and skills to make them: feel comfortable talking with, providing services and making appropriate referrals to children and their… View Article

Read more »
PREVIEW

Standard Operating Procedures for Case Management

September 24, 2019

The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) project strengthened social service systems through the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for case management in DRC, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Sudan, and Uganda. This multi-country development has been synthesized into this global case management package that can be considered the gold standard for… View Article

Read more »

INSPIREd Faith Communities: Nurturing Values and Spirituality in Early Childhood for the Prevention of Violence

September 5, 2019

The International Consortium on Nurturing Values and Spirituality in Early Childhood for the Prevention of Violence Against Children was convened to discuss the role of religious communities in challenging cultural and social norms that condone violence and share good practices from religious communities and civil society organizations that help prevent and address violence against children… View Article

Read more »
PREVIEW

Vulnerability amongst schoolboys, aged 14-20: South Africa Report

August 16, 2019

There is a major gap in the delivery of school-based care and support to boys and young men which is hindering programme and regional goals for gender equality, HIV reduction and improved educational outcomes for all children. Partners in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Care and Support for Teaching and Learning (CSTL) programme conducted… View Article

Read more »
PREVIEW

Advancing Protection and Care for Children in Adversity 2019-2023: A U.S. Government Strategy for International Assistance

July 1, 2019

The Strategy builds on three evidence-based objectives that inform the U.S. Government’s policies and programs to benefit the world’s most-vulnerable children. The objectives are (1) Build Strong Beginnings (2) Put Family First (3) Protect Children From Violence. The guiding principles for the strategy include: adapt approaches, strengthen systems, generate and use evidence-based information, create synergies,… View Article

Read more »
PREVIEW

Monitoring Child Protection within Humanitarian Cash Programmes

July 1, 2019

The study intends to inform the development and piloting of new approach to integrating child protection concerns into multi-purpose cash monitoring frameworks. The report summarizes findings from initial scoping studies in four countries. It also discusses a theory of change, monitoring challenges, links to existing initiatives and recommendations.

Read more »
PREVIEW

Cash Transfer Programming and Child Protection in Humanitarian Action: Review and opportunities to strengthen the evidence

June 10, 2019

This report summarizes the evidence for cash transfer programming and child protection in humanitarian contexts and recommends areas for action and further research. It highlights the gaps, needs, and opportunities found in the literature and confirmed by experts working across child protection, cash transfer programming, and other relevant areas of humanitarian action and international development.

Read more »
PREVIEW

Advancing the Evidence Base on Child Marriage and HIV

June 6, 2019

Girls Not Brides and UNICEF have focused attention through a white paper and expert consultation to better understand the relationship between early marriage and HIV. Their goal was to generate an enhanced understanding of the relationships between child marriage and HIV, identifying gaps in the evidence and promising programs, and establishing a course of action… View Article

Read more »
PREVIEW

Understanding the Relationships Between HIV and Child Marriage: Conclusions From an Expert Consultation

June 5, 2019

Girls Not Brides and UNICEF convened an expert consultation to examine the evidence pertaining to the relationship between HIV and early marriage. Understanding about that relationship has changed in the past two decades and experts are now considering a more nuanced understanding of how early marriage relates to HIV. This article provides four recommendations and… View Article

Read more »
PREVIEW

Guidelines to Strengthen the Social Service Workforce for Child Protection

May 10, 2019

The social service workforce plays a critical role in a well-functioning child protection system by identifying and managing risks, and facilitating access to and delivery of social services to enhance child and family well-being. These guidelines are a compilation of evidence of ‘what works’ and lessons learned from the field and are designed to accelerate… View Article

Read more »