Here’s what’s happening around the world in the area of child welfare and protection.
An article from The LancetRead More
Increased access to safer schools is key to improved protection for girls and boys – a review of findings from recent research in Kenya.Read More
It is not known whether cumulative ‘cash plus care’ interventions can reduce adolescent HIV-infection risks in sub-Saharan Africa. This study investigated whether parental AIDS and other environmental adversities increase adolescent HIV-risk behaviour and whether social protection provision of ‘cash’ or integrated ‘cash plus care’ reduces HIV-risk behaviour.Read More
July 1st, 2014 – ChildPact, the Armenian Child Protection Network and Unicef Armenia organized a public hearing in Yerevan to discuss child protection issues in the on-going social reforms in Armenia.Read More
Recent high profile moves against militia commanders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have done little to stem child recruitment into armed groups, and much more needs to be done to prevent it, stop re-recruitment, and rehabilitate victims.Read More
Children who witness domestic violence often bear emotional scars, but now a study has found that seeing family members being hurt can also scar a child’s DNA.Read More
War in Syria has killed more than 10,000 children. More than 1 million more have fled the country in fear, while millions more remain displaced inside the country. This briefing looks at another disturbing but less publicized impact of the crisis: the increase in the numbers of girls who have been forced to marry.Read More