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How to Engage Care Leavers in Care Reform

January 16, 2019

Changing the Way We Care is a global initiative led by Catholic Relief Services, Maestral International and the Lumos Foundation, that promotes the expansion of safe and stable family-based care while decreasing reliance on residential care facilities. The shift away from residential care facilities as the primary response for vulnerable children in crisis will require… View Article

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Strengthening Systems for the Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV Status of Orphans and Vulnerable Children

January 15, 2019

This publication reports on a mixed methods study in three countries to collect qualitative data about the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems in place for the collection, management, and use of OVC_HIVSTAT data. Six implementing partners (IPs) across Côte d’Ivoire, South Africa, and Zimbabwe were assessed. This summary report elaborates on the challenges that IPs are facing in… View Article

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Orphans and Vulnerable Children Monitoring, Evaluation, and Report (MER) Indicators: Facilitator’s Guide

January 15, 2019

This facilitator’s guide includes five modules on the definitions included in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (MER 2.3) indicators. This guide accompanies MEASURE Evaluation’s “Orphans and Vulnerable Children MER Indicator Training for Implementing Partners,” and offers notes for training facilitators, handouts, and review questions and answers. The full set of course materials to accompany the… 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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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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Savings Groups: Competencies for Adolescents and Facilitation Guide

November 14, 2018

Spanish Resources for Adolescent Savings Groups SILC Facilitation Guide: Coloring book and Strengthening Competencies in Adolescents provides instructions for using the Strengthening Competencies in Adolescents manual and the coloring book in SILC groups. Color | Blanco y Negro (Black & White) The Strengthening Competencies in Adolescents manual strengthens SILC work with adolescents in schools and communities, and includes themes of savings, values, culture of peace, environment, life… 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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Health4All

November 12, 2018

This training guide intends to increase health care workers’ empathy, clinical knowledge and interpersonal skills in regard to key populations, in order to help provide high-quality and comprehensive services free of stigma and discrimination. The guide was written to support LINKAGES projects and is aimed at experienced trainers of health care workers who have a… View Article

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Safety and Security Toolkit: Strengthening the Implementation of HIV Programs for and with Key Populations

November 12, 2018

This toolkit was developed to help program implementers, particularly CBOs and others working in direct service delivery, to more effectively address safety and security challenges within their implementation of HIV programs for and with key populations. Three tools are included in the toolkit. The first tool is a report that describes safety and security challenges… View Article

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