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.

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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

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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

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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

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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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