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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

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Successful OVC Transition: Learning from 4Children Lesotho’s Experiences

August 14, 2019

4Children Lesotho completed this learning brief to document the experience of transitioning a large USAID-funded orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) project from one USAID grantee to another. In the past several years, PEPFAR countries have transitioned OVC programs to new partners or new geographic areas. This learning brief shares key steps and the critical success… View Article

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Case Management Tools for Child Programming in Uganda

August 6, 2019

The case management toolkit is comprised of two documents: Case Management Standard Operating Procedures for Child Programming in Uganda and Case Management Tools for Child Programming in Uganda. In the preview button, access the tools that Uganda is using for the seven steps in the case management process for identification, assessment, enrollment, case plan development,… View Article

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Case Management Standard Operating Procedures for Child Programming in Uganda

August 6, 2019

This harmonized case management toolkit builds on Ugandan experience and lessons identifying, enrolling, supporting, and graduating vulnerable children and families out of program support. The case management toolkit is comprised of two documents: Case Management Standard Operating Procedures for Child Programming in Uganda and Case Management Tools for Child Programming in Uganda. In the preview… View Article

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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

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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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Identifying Local Constructs of Resilience, Determined and Empowered Adolescent Girls and Young Women Study Report

May 10, 2019

AVSI and the AfriChild Center conducted qualitative research to understand the realities of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) and the local constructs of determined, resilient and empowered AGYW in Uganda. The results suggest that determined, resilient and empowered AGYW are characterized by having the knowledge and skills to become successful, is economically self-sufficient not… View Article

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Graduation Data Quality and Sustainability Assessment for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programs

March 5, 2019

The objective of the data quality assessment is to assess the process by which households are graduated from programs and to support program improvement. The objective of the sustainability assessment is to assess whether graduated households are maintaining or improving their well-being after graduation. The document includes a method for carrying out graduation data quality… View Article

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Graduation Benchmarks Assessment Tool for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programs

March 5, 2019

This is the tool by which households will be assessed for graduation from OVC projects. The tool provides guidance on which of the eight benchmarks should be assessed for which households or for which members of the household; provides questions for each benchmark to be answered by the caseworker carrying out the assessment; and contains… View Article

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Graduation Benchmarks Indicator Reference Sheets for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programs

March 5, 2019

These indicator reference sheets are meant to help OVC programs to understand and track the eight benchmark criteria established by PEPFAR for graduation of households from program support.

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