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Learn about evidence-based strategies and approaches to preventing and responding to violence against children.
The course examines how children’s social environments at different levels, such as the family, community and societal levels, influence children’s adversity, development and resilience. Course participants will engage in critical thought about current international child protection practice and how to strengthen it. The course will invite participants to identify opportunities for using the learning from science and practice, to enrich current child protection approaches in humanitarian settings.
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.
Violence Against Children in a Humanitarian Settings: A Literature Review of Population-Based Approaches
CPC Learning Network director Lindsay Stark and Debbie Landis conducted a review of 22 prevalence studies of violence against children in humanitarian contexts to examine population-based approaches measuring violence against children.
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.
The Transforming Households: Reducing Incidence of Violence in Emergencies (THRIVE) project investigates drivers of household violence during emergencies and identifies innovative interventions to address and mitigate this violence.
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.
The study explores the functioning of existing community-based child protection mechanisms in two districts in Aceh, Indonesia and identifies issues that need to be addressed for improved prevention and response programming for children experiencing violence, abuse and exploitation.
Integrating Early Childhood Development and Violence Prevention – A Landscape Analysis: Networks, Campaign Movements and Initiatives
This report shares findings from a mapping exercise that sought: to identify key networks, campaigns, movements and initiatives that integrate early childhood education and violence provention; to highlight gaps and opportunities; and to propose recommendations for moving forward.
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.