Mathews S, Govender R, Lamb G, Boonzaier F, Dawes A, Ward C, Duma S, Baraecke L, Warton G, Artz L, Meer T, Jamieson L, Smith Towards a More Comprehensive Understanding of the Direct and Indirect Determinants of Violence against Women and Children in South Africa with a View to Enhancing Violence Prevention: Final Report

Mathews S, Govender R, Lamb G, Boonzaier F, Dawes A, Ward C, Duma S, Baraecke L, Warton G, Artz L, Meer T, Jamieson L, Smith Towards a More Comprehensive Understanding of the Direct and Indirect Determinants of Violence against Women and Children in South Africa with a View to Enhancing Violence Prevention: Final Report

The main objective of this report is to provide the  Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) to Investigate the Root  Causes of Violence Against Women and Children with a critical  analysis of the risk and protective factors, or determinants,  associated with violence (physical, sexual and emotional)  against women and children in South Africa,…

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Violence Unwrapped: The social and economic burden of violence against children in South Africa

Violence Unwrapped: The social and economic burden of violence against children in South Africa

Violence against children exists in every country in the world, cutting across culture, class, education, income and ethnic origin. South Africa is no exception. Violence against children can have lifelong adverse health, social and economic consequences for survivors, including behavioural problems and risky sexual behaviours; mental and physical health

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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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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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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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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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Adolescents’ Mental Health: Out of the shadows. Evidence on psychological well-being of 11-15-year-olds from 31 industrialized countries

Adolescents’ Mental Health: Out of the shadows. Evidence on psychological well-being of 11-15-year-olds from 31 industrialized countries

Mental health is increasingly gaining the spotlight in the media and public discourse of industrialized countries. The problem is not new, but thanks to more open discussions and fading stigma, it is emerging as one of the most critical concerns of public health today. Psychological problems among children and adolescents…

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Global goals for every child: Progress and disparities among children in South Africa

Global goals for every child: Progress and disparities among children in South Africa

This report presents an analysis of progress and disparities among children in South Africa. Data show significant progress during the past two decades in areas such as child poverty, child survival, mother-to-child transmission of HIV and primary school attendance, among others. These are impressive achievements, but they are only part…

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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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An Introductory Handbook For  Promoting Positive Discipline In  Schools For Quality Education

An Introductory Handbook For Promoting Positive Discipline In Schools For Quality Education

The Handbook highlights the need for child centred pedagogy to enhance self  esteem and confidence while promoting cognitive and affective skills in the growing children.  To achieve quality education many contributory factors must be addressed in the delivery of  education services especially at primary school level. Children should enjoy schooling…

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Positive discipline in the inclusive, learning-friendly classroom: a guide for teachers and teacher  educators

Positive discipline in the inclusive, learning-friendly classroom: a guide for teachers and teacher educators

This guide for teachers and teacher educators enriches the UNESCO  publication “Embracing Diversity: A Toolkit for Creating Inclusive,  Learning-Friendly Environments” (ILFE Toolkit). It is a specialized  booklet intended to help teachers, school administrators, and education  officials to effectively manage students in the classroom by giving  non-violent ways to deal with…

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Child Protection Manual Toolkit

Child Protection Manual Toolkit

This Toolkit has been produced by ChildHope as a practical learning tool and set of resources for  non-governmental / civil society organisations, in particular those in developing countries, working with children.  The tools and techniques included here could also be applied, however, to private / commercial and government sector organisations….

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