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Determining Acceptable Customary Caregiving Arrangements with Congolese Refugees in Rwanda: Findings from Rapid Studies in Two Camps and A Toolkit for Moving Forward
This report presents both the process and the findings from a recent attempt to better understand customary caregiving arrangements for refugee children living in two camp-based populations in Rwanda.
CPC is evaluating the IRC's COMPASS (Creating Opportunities through Mentoring, Parental Involvement and Safe Spaces) program, which identifies and responds to the vulnerabilities of adolescent girls by establishing a foundation for their healthy transition into adulthood in humanitarian crises in the DRC, Ethiopia, and Pakistan.
Community-based Child Protection Mechanisms Amongst Urban Refugees in Kampala, Uganda: An Ethnographic Study
The purpose of the study reported here was to learn about community-based child protection processes and mechanisms in three urban refugee communities in Kampala, Uganda.
The purpose of this research is to learn about community-based child protection processes and mechanisms (CBCPMs) in two refugee camps in Rwanda – Gihembe and Kiziba.
In recognition of the importance of measurement and assessment of UNHCR’s child protection activities, including protection from sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), UNHCR, the CPC Network and AVSI collaborated on this pilot study as a first step towards developing tools that can measure change in key child protection indicators.
This report documents key child welfare concerns in the Gambella region in western Ethiopia. Key concerns included food shortages, inadequate health facilities, conflict, and lack of access to education.
In Need of Protection: Addressing Sexual Assault Against Women and Girls Associated with the Collection of Firewood in Refugee Camps in Sub Saharan Africa
This paper aims to identify successful strategies that have been implemented to prevent sexual assault associated with the collection of firewood.
Based on review of attempted definitions of the term, related literature and primary fieldwork in settings of refugee settlement in the UK, this article identifies elements central to perceptions of what constitutes ‘successful’ integration of refugees and other migrants.
This paper documents the significant threats to children’s well-being directly linked to the political conflict in Darfur, Sudan.
Addressing the Psychosocial Needs of Pregnant Women Affected by War: Program Approaches and Program Gaps
Today's female refugee and internally displaced population faces the increasing risk of adverse birth outcomes associated with stress related to conflict, flight, and displacement. Programs addressing the specific psychosocial needs of pregnant women in situations of war are scarce, and there is little consensus regarding best practices.