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Gender Integration and Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response: Training Manual

February 21, 2019

The EnCompass team designed and delivered a three-day, face-to-face training for PEPFAR implementing partners working with orphans and other vulnerable children and key populations. The aim of this training was to increase implementing partners’ capacity to design and implement interventions that are gender-aware and gender-transformative, and prevent and respond to gender-based violence. Following the training, AIDSFree… View Article

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Supporting Community-led Child Protection

February 6, 2019

Supporting community-led action requires a different skill set than needed for top-down approaches. The tools are designed to help begin the process of acquiring these skills. The Toolkit consists of four sections, for each of the four major skill sets involved: facilitating, training, learning, and management. This online version of the guidelines and toolkit was… View Article

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National Standard Operating Procedures for the Management of Sexual Violence Against Children

February 1, 2019

These Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) seek to enhance the capacity of health care providers and health management teams to respond to and support child survivors of sexual violence. Building on both national and international sexual and gender-based violence SOPs, the document provides a standardized, user-friendly guide on how to apply child-centered approaches for the effective… View Article

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National Referral Protocol on Gender Based Violence

January 28, 2019

These pathways to service provision for victims and survivors of gender-based violence are a joint work of multiple Ministries of the Government of Sierra Leone. The National Referral Protocol describes the roles and responsibilities for each of the government and non-government stakeholders. The document also includes data collection and case coordination responsibilities and a visual… View Article

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Resilience-based approaches for street-connected children exposed to sexual abuse & sexual exploitation

January 2, 2019

Led by Consortium for Street Children (CSC), “Building with Bamboo” is an international learning project exploring resilience-based approaches to working with street-connected children who are exposed to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. The report shares learning from the second phase of the Building with Bamboo project which explored resilience-based practice in terms of how organizations work… View Article

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Guidelines for conducting cost analyses of interventions to prevent violence against women and girls in low- and middle-income settings

December 31, 2018

A variety of interventions to prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG) have been implemented. Yet, few have been rigorously evaluated to determine their effectiveness and cost effectiveness, making it difficult for decision makers to prioritize interventions. In addition, very limited information is available on how much it would cost to implement an intervention for… View Article

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Strengthening Referral Pathways for Children and Adolescents Affected by Sexual Violence

December 14, 2018

Violence against children exists in many different forms, including physical, psychological and sexual violence. The majority of countries across the globe have criminalized sexual violence against children, with an increasing number of countries criminalizing physical violence, including corporal punishment. However, despite the laws being in place, there is still limited evidence-informed guidance regarding how to… View Article

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A socioecological approach to children’s experiences of violence: Evidence from Young Lives

December 12, 2018

Young Lives is a longitudinal study of children growing up in poverty in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam. The research consists of repeated quantitative and qualitative data collection with two cohorts over a period of 15 years. This paper synthesizes findings from Young Lives qualitative research on violence. The research method underscores the importance of understanding the… View Article

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The African Report on Child Wellbeing 2018

December 10, 2018

The report is based on the Child- Friendliness Index (CFI), which ranks 52 African nations on progress towards realizing the rights and wellbeing of children. The CFI rates Mauritius, Algeria, Tunisia, South Africa, Cabo Verde, Egypt, Namibia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Morocco and Lesotho as the most child friendly African countries, while South Sudan, Central African Republic,… View Article

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Situating the drivers of violence: Building a global movement through national engagement, evidence and action

November 14, 2018

The Multi-Country Study on the Drivers of Violence Affecting Children in Peru, Italy, Viet Nam and Zimbabwe sought to understand what drives violence in these countries and what can be done about it. The Drivers Study used a human-centered design and an applied approach which engaged national ministries in the process of analysis, problem-solving and policy formation. … View Article

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