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Using Data to Target and Scale-Up Girls’ Support Programs and Child Marriage Prevention

May 18, 2018

The Child Census tool was developed as part of the Berhane Hewan program in Ethiopia to identify locations where the greatest numbers of girls are out-of-school and/or married. The tool has also served as a rapid baseline survey for project interventions and a way to monitor the impact of interventions in the areas with the… View Article

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HIV-Sensitive Child Protection: Training Course for Auxiliary Social Workers

May 18, 2018

The course is based on a set of core para social worker competencies, that were adapted from the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance’s global core para-social worker (PSW) competencies. The training is organized in the following six modules that can be provided together or separately, depending on user needs. The training package includes a Facilitator Manual… View Article

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Short-Term Missions: Guidance to Support Orphans and Vulnerable Children

May 14, 2018

The Short-Term Missions: Guidance to Support Orphans and Vulnerable Children is a comprehensive resource that provides guidance and better practice standards for short-term missions to ensure positive outcomes for vulnerable children, their families, and their communities. This resource has been created for churches, mission agencies, faith-based organizations, donors, institutions of higher learning, and others who are interested in enhancing… View Article

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Empowering caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children in Swaziland

May 14, 2018

This paper reports on the health and psychosocial impacts of a program designed to economically empower female caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The results presented are from a cohort of 492 female caregivers who participated in savings groups and were responsible for 887 OVC. The data showed that the caregivers had increased earnings,… View Article

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Child Protection Case Management Operations Manual

March 12, 2018

This Manual includes background information, standard operating procedures with documentation tools and job aids on case management. It aims to support social workers from the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare in Namibia in their daily work to effectively support vulnerable children and families with user-friendly guidance in case management. The last job aid… View Article

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Childrens Experiences of Violence: Evidence from the Young Lives Study in Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam

March 7, 2018

In this summative report from Young Lives, an international study of childhood poverty, authors Kirrily Pells and Virginia Morrow highlight the study’s key findings on violence affecting children, exploring what children say about violence, how it affects them, and the key themes that emerge from a systematic analysis of the children’s accounts from our study… View Article

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Who Perpetrates Violence Against Children? A Systematic Analysis of Age-Specific and Sex-Specific Data

March 7, 2018

This article provides the first age-specific and sex-specific prevalence estimates by perpetrator type for physical, sexual, and emotional violence against children globally. The authors used random effects meta-regression to gain an estimate on prevalence. This study hopes to add data on the most common known perpetrators for boys and other age groups beyond 15-19.

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Who Perpetrates Violence Against Children? Five Findings from a Global Review

February 20, 2018

A new study published in BMJ Pediatrics helps us to better understand the global levels of violence against children. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine along with UNICEF conducted a meta-analysis and systematic review. For the first time it allows researchers to configure how children may be at more or less… View Article

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Bridging the Gaps: A Global Review of Intersections of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children

February 9, 2018

This article documents a narrative review of evidence on intersections between violence against children (VAC) and violence against women (VAW), including sexual violence by non-partners, with an emphasis on low and middle income countries.

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Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children-The Points of Intersection

February 9, 2018

Violence against children and violence against women has been recognized as a global public health and human rights problem. This document contains a summary of key information published in the article “Bridging the gaps: a global review of intersections of violence against women and violence against children”.

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