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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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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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Understanding Child Marriage: Insights from Comparative Research

December 13, 2018

The Young Marriage and Parenthood Study (YMAPS) is a new program of comparative research examining young marriage and parenthood. The study is a collaboration between Young Lives, a longitudinal study of childhood poverty following the lives of 12,000 children in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam over 15 years, and Child Frontiers, a consulting company that… View Article

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A socioecological approach to children’s experiences of violence: Evidence from Young Lives

December 12, 2018

Young Lives is a longitudinal study of children growing up in poverty in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam. The research consists of repeated quantitative and qualitative data collection with two cohorts over a period of 15 years. This paper synthesizes findings from Young Lives qualitative research on violence. The research method underscores the importance of understanding the… 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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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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A Guide for Supporting Community-Led Child Protection Processes

October 25, 2018

This guide and toolkit for community-led child protection processes is based upon years of research and learning in this area in countries around the world. The purpose of this guide and its companion tools is to offer a sustainable approach for child protection that is community-led rather than NGO- or expert-led. The guide is written… View Article

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Checklist for monitoring the quality of child-friendly spaces and psychosocial support for children

September 17, 2018

This checklist will help people who provide psychosocial support to children or supervise child-friendly spaces to adhere to quality standards during program implementation.

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Singing to the Lions: A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Violence in Our Lives

September 17, 2018

Singing to the Lions is a free training package (facilitator’s guide, supplement and video) by CRS, that is designed to help children and youth lessen the impact of violence and abuse in their lives. The main component is a three-day workshop where participants learn skills that can help them transform their lives and no longer feel dominated by fear. Although the workshop… View Article

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