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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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Retaining Adolescent Girls and Young Women in HIV Prevention Programming: A Review of Girls’ Clubs and Savings Groups in Mozambique

August 13, 2018

This report presents a description of the girls’ clubs and savings groups implemented by Project Força à Comunidade e Às Crianças (FCC; Child and Community Strengthening) of World Education International (WEI) and World Vision’s Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming (SCIP) project. The two projects in Mozambique are implementing girls’ clubs and savings groups as part… View Article

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Screening for developmental disabilities in HIV positive and HIV negative children in South Africa: Results from the Asenze Study

July 12, 2018

This study tested the use of a Ten Questions (TQ) screen–a standardized medical history and physical examination conducted by a medical doctor–with hearing and vision screening, psychological assessment for cognition and language delay, and voluntary HIV testing. In this sample of 1,330 children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, HIV positive children were found to be delayed in… View Article

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Better Parenting Nigeria Community Discussion Guide

May 29, 2018

The Better Parenting Nigeria Community Discussion Guide supplements the Better Parenting Nigeria Facilitator Manual to facilitate guided discussions and learning by parents to improve parenting knowledge, attitudes and skills. Each session has a two-sided Discussion Guide. The front side has an illustration. The back has a Facilitator Table. The facilitator should show the illustration to participants… View Article

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Better Parenting Nigeria Facilitator Manual

May 29, 2018

Better Parenting Nigeria is a parenting education curriculum whose goal is to build caregiver protective factors so that parents can provide better support to children. Better Parenting has four basic parts: two core sections – Cross-Cutting and Other Family Issues, and two supplemental sections – Early Childhood Development and Parenting Adolescents. Using the Better Parenting… View Article

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HIV Information Training Manual for Adolescent Girls and Young Women

April 30, 2018

This manual was designed to be a very short information-only course to provide additional HIV facts when delivering other forms of life skills or social assets training. While not a full training, the nine short sessions provide the very basic facts about HIV, disclosure and living positively with HIV. The sessions were designed for use with… View Article

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HIV Information Training Manual

April 30, 2018

This manual was designed to be a very short information-only course to provide additional HIV facts when delivering other forms of life skills or social assets training. While not a full training, the nine short sessions provide the very basic facts about HIV, disclosure and living positively with HIV. The sessions were designed for use in… View Article

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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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