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Standards for Child Participation

September 17, 2018

This document focuses on the meaningful, appropriate, safe and ethical participation of children in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning activities.

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Guidance on Accountability to Children

September 17, 2018

This guidance gives an overview of the basic principles and practices of beneficiary accountability in child‑centered programs.

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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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Measuring Children’s Psychosocial Well-being

September 17, 2018

This guidance helps field practitioners to develop a programmatically appropriate definition of psychosocial well‑being in relation to children, along with indicators that are responsive to that definition. It aids the selection of appropriate data collection methods and the development of corresponding data collection tools.

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After help leaves: post-graduation outcomes in PEPFAR-supported OVC projects in Nigeria

September 12, 2018

The Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) project traced a sample of graduated OVC and their primary caregivers to assess their well-being and to understand the perceived changes in OVC well-being following graduation from a PEPFAR-funded OVC program. This tracer study provides evidence on the state of and perceived changes in child and caregiver well-being… View Article

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Household and Community Risk Factors and Child Well-Being in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

August 22, 2018

This report focused on 10 outcomes in four domains of well-being for children age 0-17—nutrition, health care, schooling, and child protection. The data used in the analysis were obtained from recent surveys conducted by The Demographic and Health Surveys Program, one survey in each of 30 countries selected on the basis of USAID priorities or… 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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OVC Indicator Matrix: Measuring the Pathway to Better Outcomes for Children Affected by HIV

August 8, 2018

This overarching framework outlines the pathway toward better outcomes for children affected by HIV. The logic model, designed by MEASURE Evaluation, complements and incorporates a series of benchmarks for assessing achievement of household case plans and determining the readiness of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) households to exit from OVC programs through graduation.

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Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting PEPFAR’s Essential Survey Indicators for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programs: Research Protocol Template

August 8, 2018

This protocol template is designed for organizations collecting the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER) Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Essential Survey Indicators (ESI) of the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). It includes sections on background, study design, human subjects research, and fieldwork procedures for data collection of the nine MER OVC… View Article

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Miles to go—closing gaps, breaking barriers, righting injustices

July 31, 2018

At the halfway point to 2020, UNAIDS has published this report as a wake-up call to highlight the areas where the pace of progress must increase in order to meet the ambitious global goals. The report includes progress toward the fast track commitments as well as a description of barriers such as poverty, inequity, stigma,… View Article

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