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Measuring Child Protection Outcomes in Senegal: A population-based survey in Kolda and Pikine Departments
This report presents the results of a population-based survey on child protection and well-being carried out between April and August 2016 in two departments of Senegal: Kolda and Pikine. The objective of this research was to develop and pilot a rigorous, population-based survey to monitor the performance and effectiveness of the child protection system at a decentralized level.
The National Academy of Medicine published Beyond Survival: The Case for Investing in Young Children Globally. The paper argues that investing in young children globally is a primary means of achieving sustainable human, social, and economic development, all of which are vital to ensuring international peace and security.
Harmonization of Indicators and Data Collection Mechanisms in Child Protection and Child Rights Promotion in Burkina Faso [French]
A multitude of indicators, tools, methodology, and modes of data dissemination have not been harmonized. The overall aim of this study is to strengthen the child protection system by strengthening the inter-ministerial mechanism for data collection, monitoring, and assessment of child protection standards in Burkina Faso.
Within the Ugandan context, this position paper identifies 4 key areas for investment in child health and development and aims to open dialogue and promote critical thinking among the country’s policymakers, non-government agencies, and civil society actors.
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.
This report also contains mapping and analysis of the national child protection system in Cameroon.
H.E. Hang Lina, Director of the National Institute of Statistics in Cambodia, presented the opening talk at a training in Cambodia on educating and mobilizing researchers on “Children Outside of Family Care”. The speech was delivered on June 17, 2015.
This report reviews economic strengthening (ES) approaches across various categories of separated children, across humanitarian and development contexts and across agencies.
Guidelines for Implementing a National Strategy to Determine the Magnitude and Distribution of Children Outside of Family Care
These guidelines were prepared to help national actors enumerate children outside of family care and monitor trends in this population over time.
These guidelines have been developed at an inter-agency level through the Child Protection Working Group to complement the agreed standard on Case Management in the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action.