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Children’s Consent Framework: Policy and Practice for Maturity-Aligned Engagement of Children in Decisions about HIV-Related Medical and Social Services and Management of Confidential Information

October 10, 2018

Many policies and guidelines for HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and care, as well as management of confidential HIV data, do not adequately address the unique needs of children. While there is no formula for when a child is capable to take full responsibility for decisions on HIV-related care and social support services, or when a… View Article

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Inuka Community-based OVC Project, Final Report

October 9, 2018

From June 2013 to June 2018, the Inuka Community based OVC project (ICOP)–funded by USAID and successfully implemented by Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT)– aimed at expanding service coverage and improving the overall well-being of 11,000 OVC in Bondo and Rarieda Sub-counties of Siaya County. Key lessons learned from the project include: Early communication and preparation… View Article

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting Indicator Reference Guide, version 2.3

October 2, 2018

To achieve global HIV goals, measuring the impact of investments at national and regional above-site areas, down to direct service at the site-level, is necessary to PEPFAR’s program implementation and monitoring approach. PEPFAR’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER) indicators continue to evolve to reflect the progression of U.S. government support and global HIV response guidelines…. View Article

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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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