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Social Support and School Outcomes of Adolescents Orphaned and Made Vulnerable by HIV/AIDS Living in South Western Uganda

March 7, 2018

The objective of this study is to gain an understanding of the role of social support from multiple sources, including the extended family, caregivers, classmates, peers and teachers, in improving the school outcomes of children orphaned by AIDS in Uganda.

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Child Outcomes of Cash Transfer Programming

March 7, 2018

The study outlined in this article is an initiative of Save the Children UK. It is a synthesis of the evidence around survival, education, and protection in humanitarian and non-humanitarian contexts. This research brief provides a compact account of a longer report that works to fill the evidence gap on the implications on the use… View Article

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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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The Relationships Between Violence in Childhood and Educational Outcomes: A Global Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis

January 18, 2018

Violence in childhood is an important development challenge for many countries. This article is the first to address the association globally between violence in childhood on educational outcomes. It incorporates systematic reviews and meta-analyses and identifies 67 and 43 studies respectively from 21 countries to decipher the relationship between different forms of violence in childhood… View Article

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Key Issues Guide: Research with children and young people

December 7, 2017

Traditionally, research on issues affecting children and young people has tended to focus more on younger children, (the under-fives and school age children) or vulnerable children (orphans, ‘street children’ or child labourers). Similarly, many research and policy narratives have focused on the problems that children face, without always recognising how their choices – their agency… View Article

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Extended Review Situation Analysis of South Africa’s Response to Orphans and Vulnerable Children

December 6, 2017

This report of the OVC program in South Africa was administered as an internet-based and library search comprised of research and program reports; South African Government policy documents, Acts of Parliament and international agreements; and peer reviews journal articles. This literature review desired to gain a better understanding of how the South African Education Department and its stakeholders… View Article

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Minimum Service Standards for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Kenya: Job Aid Booklet

November 16, 2017

This document is a job aid for improving the quality of services for orphans and vulnerable children at the community level. It explains the guiding principles of the quality service standards, which include identifying the needs of the OVC and their households and provision of appropriate services on an ongoing basis, ensuring participation and involvement… View Article

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Video: Turning a disability into a super-ability

November 2, 2017

Josh has turned his disability into a super-ability. Learn how CRS and Special Olympics are starting early and helping others like Josh.

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Coloring Book for Children in Savings Groups

October 27, 2017

This coloring book helps children learn about the importance of saving money, and is meant to be used either in children’s savings groups, or in adult savings groups in which children attend with their parents. It also teaches about children’s rights and responsibilities. Spanish version (30 pages)  

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Longitudinal development of cognitive, visuomotor and adaptive behavior skills in HIV uninfected children, aged 3–5 years of age, exposed pre- and perinatally to anti-retroviral medications

August 7, 2017

The success of prevention of mother-to-child transmission programs means that more babies are being born HIV-free, however, little is known about the developmental outcomes for children who are HIV-uninfected (HEU) but who have been exposed to antiretrovirals early in life. A recent systematic review of the psychological functioning of children exposed to HIV recommended an… View Article

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