Involving children and young people in violence prevention and protection

Involving children and young people in violence prevention and protection

Executive summary of a two-day regional technical workshop held in Bangkok 5-6 March 2009 attended by Save the Children staff and partners from 18 countries in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

Broadly, the workshop on involving children and young people in violence prevention and protection, stressed two points:…

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Integrating Early Childhood Development and Violence Prevention: A landscape analysis: Networks, campaigns, movements, and initiatives

Integrating Early Childhood Development and Violence Prevention: A landscape analysis: Networks, campaigns, movements, and initiatives

While there is considerable programmatic and strategic overlap between the areas of early childhood development and violence prevention, progress in achieving deeper and more sustainable impact by building synergy across the two has been limited. This report by CPC Learning Network faculty affiliate Dr. Cassie Landers, supported by

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Listen and Learn: Participatory assessment with children and adolescents

Listen and Learn: Participatory assessment with children and adolescents

This tool promotes an ethical approach to participatory assessments for children and adolescents that moves away from structured dialogue and focus group discussions. The tool introduces participatory methods that are suitable for engaging with children and adolescents and includes a number of participatory assessment activities. Program teams should consider this…

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A Process Oriented Approach (POA) To Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

A Process Oriented Approach (POA) To Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

Save the Children has adopted an approach to sexuality education, which is known as the Process Oriented Approach to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (POA). The POA is targeted at the adult community, which has been highlighted to be a critical stakeholder in Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Information discourse. This…

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A World Free from Child Poverty: A guide to the tasks to achieve the vision

A World Free from Child Poverty: A guide to the tasks to achieve the vision

Published by UNICEF and the Coalition to End Global Poverty, of which Save the Children is a co-lead, this guide harnesses the combined knowledge and experience of the participating NGOs and other organizations to support national processes to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 1) on Ending Poverty. SDG1 explicitly

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Accelerated Education: 10 principles for effective practice

Accelerated Education: 10 principles for effective practice

These 10 principles aim to clarify the essential components of effective accelerated education programmes (AEP). Each principle contains evidence-informed best practices which can be viewed as a series of key actions or indicators to support the design, implementation and evaluation of accelerated education work. They can be used by AEP…

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Child Sensitivity in Poverty Alleviation Programming: An analytical toolkit

Child Sensitivity in Poverty Alleviation Programming: An analytical toolkit

Child-sensitive policies, programmes and interventions explicitly aim to maximize the benefits for children and minimize any harm. However, increasing income and assets at the household level does not always result in positive impacts for children. Some poverty alleviation (PA) interventions can have neutral or unintended negative impacts on children….

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Practical Protection Monitoring Guide

Practical Protection Monitoring Guide

Practical Protection Monitoring Guide is a comprehensive resource document for conducting protection monitoring activities. It is a guide to how, in response to a refugee crisis in Balkans, Praxis set up and developed protection monitoring activities. They established a system of collecting, verifying, and analysing information, in order to identify…

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Evidence-informed policy-making toolkit

Evidence-informed policy-making toolkit

This toolkit deals with how to find, evaluate and communicate evidence for policy. It is for mid-level civil servants and parliamentary staff in developing countries, to build their skills and knowledge for evidence-informed policy-making.

The toolkit was developed in collaboration with policy-makers and researchers in Ghana and Zimbabwe,…

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Effective early childhood development programme options meeting the needs of young South African children

Effective early childhood development programme options meeting the needs of young South African children

This research supports ECD service providers and government officials to implement the National Integrated  Early Childhood Development Policy approved by Cabinet on 09 December 2015, providing children with  greater access to quality ECD programmes thereby reducing inequality and poverty. It ensures that the correct  information is available for decision-making, that…

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The Guidelines for  Early Childhood Development Services

The Guidelines for Early Childhood Development Services

This document,  The Guidelines for Early Childhood Development Services , is a review of  The Draft  Guidelines for Early Childhood Development Services that was the product of a long and intensive  consultation process. A need was identified, however, to review the latter to ensure that it rises to the  challenges…

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Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action

Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action

Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action provides evidence of effective programmes to address violence against children drawn from UNICEF’s decades of experience, and informed by key partners. Case studies from around the globe illustrate how well-crafted prevention and response strategies can reduce the prevalence and impact of violence…

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Compendium of United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice

Compendium of United Nations standards and norms in crime prevention and criminal justice

The present edition of the  Compendium has been structured according to a  new clustering system articulated as follows:

  • (a)  standards and norms related primarily to persons in custody, non-custodial sanctions and juvenile and restorative justice;
  • (b) standards and norms related primarily to legal, institutional and

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Guide to implementing family skills training  programmes for drug abuse prevention

Guide to implementing family skills training programmes for drug abuse prevention

The  Guide  to  Implementing  Family  Skills  Training  Programmes  for  Drug   Abuse Prevention  has been compiled on the basis of the review of family skills training  programmes,  the  meeting  and  a  literature  review  and  focuses  on  providing  basic   information and guidance to those policymakers and programme managers interested  in  launching  a …

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Crime Prevention Assessment Tool

Crime Prevention Assessment Tool

These assessment tools are designed as dynamic tools to enable United Nations  entities, donor organizations and Governments, government officials involved in crime  prevention development and other organizations and individuals:

  • To undertake an assessment of crime prevention needs
  • To identify areas of technical assistance

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Adult Human Trafficking Screening Toolkit and Guide

Adult Human Trafficking Screening Toolkit and Guide

The Adult Human Trafficking Screening Tool (AHTST) is designed for use across various health care, behavioral health, social services, and public health settings in order to assess adult patients or clients for human trafficking victimization or risk for potential trafficking victimization. It is a survivor-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally appropriate intervention…

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Power Through Partnerships: A CBPR Toolkit For Domestic Violence Researchers

Power Through Partnerships: A CBPR Toolkit For Domestic Violence Researchers

This toolkit is for researchers across disciplines and social locations who are working in academic, policy, community, or practice-based settings. In particular, the toolkit provides support to emerging researchers as they consider whether and how to take a CBPR approach and what it might mean in the context of their…

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Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Practices: A Guide for Child and Family Serving Systems

Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Practices: A Guide for Child and Family Serving Systems

This guide provides information and examples of implementation relevant to those working with children and families in the child welfare and other social services systems. It provides concrete information that systems across the nation can use to evaluate their needs, identify what programs are currently being used, make decisions about…

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Procuring Resources for ECD Centres : Toolkit for centre managers and policy makers

Procuring Resources for ECD Centres : Toolkit for centre managers and policy makers

Resources are essential for quality early childhood development environments and programmes. A shared understanding of what these basic levels of resources are, will ensure that all ECD centres are able to provide adequate environments that support all areas of children’s development.

This toolkit was developed through Ilifa’s centre…

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The Essential Package  Early childhood services and support to young children in South Africa

The Essential Package Early childhood services and support to young children in South Africa

This publication defines the essential components that are required for the healthy development of the country’s most vulnerable young children, to promote their growth and well-being.

The Essential Package, in line with the National Integrated ECD Policy, views ECD services as a continuum of

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Building Local ECD Knowledge:  Evidence From The Sobambisana  Initiative

Building Local ECD Knowledge: Evidence From The Sobambisana Initiative

The Sobambisana Initiative was carried out over a four year period and tracked by a robust research  process focusing on monitoring and evaluation the models being implemented. Based on this  research, a series of five learning briefs has been published, this is the second in the series.  It focuses specifically…

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