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This paper encourages an integrated approach to programming which includes components that address both the livelihoods and protection needs of children and youth in post-conflict situations.
Household Livelihoods in Crisis Situations: What Do We Know and Need to Learn about Economic Interventions for Child Protection and Well being?
Recognizing the need to explore livelihoods interventions and economic strengthening activities as they pertain to child protection and well-being in crisis settings, a workshop was held to identify key program learning needs in the area of livelihoods interventions and economic strengthening activities as they pertain to child protection and well-being in crisis settings. This is the final meeting summary of this workshop.
The Government of Indonesia has introduced a range of social assistance programs forming the potential foundation of a true social safety net. This report, the first comprehensive assessment of its kind in Indonesia, assesses the extent to which current social assistance programs are providing an effective social safety net for poor and vulnerable households in Indonesia.
Impact of Microfinance Programs on Children’s Education: Do the Gender of the Borrower and the Delivery Model Matter?
This article highlights the effects particular impacts that microfinance programs have on childhood education.
This review of 43 impact studies sought to methodically capture the known impacts of economic strengthening programs (microcredit, skills training, agricultural interventions, etc.) on the well-being of children in crisis contexts in low-income countries.
This report provide guidance and tools for strengthening livelihood programing, as a tool to prevent gender-based violence and promote women's well-being.
Assessing Impact of Post-Disaster Livelihood Programs on Children: A Two-Country Report from Indonesia and Sri Lanka
This report describes two studies undertaken simultaneously in Indonesia and Sri Lanka to assess the relationship between child wellness and livelihoods programs implemented by Save the Children in the tsunami-affected regions.
Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings
The Women’s Refugee Commission undertook research to determine whether programs set up to provide women with safe, alternative livelihoods do in fact reduce their risk of exposure to violence.
This study evaluated an economic empowerment intervention to reduce HIV risks among orphaned children in Uganda.
Asset Ownership and Health and Mental Health Functioning Among AIDS-Orphaned Adolescents: Findings From a Randomized Clinical Trial in Rural Uganda
This article presents findings from an economic empowerment intervention designed to promote life options, health and mental health functioning among AIDS-orphaned adolescents in rural Uganda.