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Religion & Sexuality: A Report on Faith-based Responses to Children's Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Information
December 15, 2016

Religion & Sexuality: A Report on Faith-based Responses to Children's ...

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“As the world is rapidly becoming more complex, with many children maturing earlier and being exposed to competing sources of information, the need for Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Information (CSE & I) has become urgent. There is a ...

Experiences, Challenges, and Lessons Learned From an Immunization Demand Generation Project in Afar, Ethiopia
November 29, 2016

Experiences, Challenges, and Lessons Learned From an Immunization Demand ...

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"Expanding this model to other remote and pastoral regions in Ethiopia, as well as similar communities in other countries, could improve community acceptance of and demand for immunization." This report describes a pilot project that PATH ...

Towards an AIDS Free Generation in Uganda Programme - Summary Progress Report July-December 2015
November 3, 2016

Towards an AIDS Free Generation in Uganda Programme - Summary Progress ...

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With an estimated 193,500 children under the age of 14 years living with HIV and more than half not yet into care in Uganda, ICCO Cooperation is implementing a two year project towards reducing the number of new HIV infections among infants in ...

Children and Clinical Research: Ethical Issues
October 28, 2016

Children and Clinical Research: Ethical Issues

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"Unless ethical concerns about asking children to take part in research are addressed, our understanding of childhood disorders and ability to provide evidence based care will remain limited....Central to the report is the idea that from a young ...

Communicating with Disaster-Affected Children: A Case Study from the 2015 Nepal Earthquake Response
October 17, 2016

Communicating with Disaster-Affected Children: A Case Study from the 2015 ...

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"In disasters and conflicts around half of those affected are children. Despite this, in humanitarian settings children are rarely asked to share their views, provided with adequate information or consulted on what they need and prioritise in ...

Child-Centered Disaster Risk Reduction in South Asia: Basic Concepts
August 19, 2016

Child-Centered Disaster Risk Reduction in South Asia: Basic Concepts

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"The understanding that children and young people can evolve from vulnerable individuals to empowered citizens lies at the heart of child-centred DRR."

Community Participation for Transformative Action on Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health
August 17, 2016

Community Participation for Transformative Action on Women's, Children's and ...

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"The Global strategy for women's, children's and adolescents' health (2016-2030) recognizes that people have a central role in improving their own health. We propose that community participation, particularly communities working together with ...

Understanding Communication Pathways to Foster Community Engagement for Health Improvement in North West Pakistan
July 25, 2016

Understanding Communication Pathways to Foster Community Engagement for ...

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"This article responds to calls to document with greater clarity community participation strategies used in health promotion research in order to maximise translation potential to other contexts."

Capoeira4Refugees (C4R)
May 24, 2016

Capoeira4Refugees (C4R)

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"We follow a model that links students and communities at lots of different levels. Through having different and complementary access points we can be in the strongest position to provide the framework of support that will allow for positive ...

Delaying Child Marriage through Community-Based Skills-Development Programs for Girls: Results from a Randomized Controlled Study in Rural Bangladesh
April 26, 2016

Delaying Child Marriage through Community-Based Skills-Development Programs ...

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"BALIKA results show that programs that educate girls, build their skills for modern livelihoods and engage their communities can reduce the likelihood of child marriage by one-third and produce better health, educational and social outcomes for ...

Bangladeshi Association for Life Skills, Income, and Knowledge for Adolescents (BALIKA)
April 26, 2016

Bangladeshi Association for Life Skills, Income, and Knowledge for ...

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"As an intervention research initiative we chose to offer a package of activities that included the engagement of key actors and mentors from the community and active engagement of a research process to ensure that the effort produced rigorous ...

We Can Do It: Solutions to Prevent Violence against Children
January 5, 2016

We Can Do It: Solutions to Prevent Violence against Children

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"...the utilisation of systemic, holistic and multifaceted approaches is critical to address the variety of drivers behind different forms of violence, abuse and exploitation."

The challenge of preventing violence and guaranteeing the right to protection
November 11, 2015

The challenge of preventing violence and guaranteeing the right to protection

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Author: Verónica Bagnoli of Equidad para la Infancia, December 9 2015 - Crime and criminality acquired a connotation of "epidemic" in Brazil and other Latin American countries, the reason being great social unrest. For the first time in decades, ...

The Volunteer Community Mobilizer: Promotion of ANC Attendance, Uptake of PMTCT Services
September 3, 2015

The Volunteer Community Mobilizer: Promotion of ANC Attendance, Uptake of ...

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Programme Summary: The Volunteer Community Mobilizer: Promotion of ANC Attendance, Uptake of PMTCT Services, Anambra and Benue states, Nigeria, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - launched in June 2014.

The Circus of Water
April 20, 2015

The Circus of Water

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The Circus of Water, presented in Nicaragua, is a recreational and educational show which aims to raise awareness through drama about the benefits of water and the importance of protecting it as a natural resource. The show's messaging is ...

Educate Girls
April 17, 2015

Educate Girls

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"By empowering village communities to improve the quality of girls' education and infrastructure in their government schools, more girls can be educated on larger scales. If more girls are educated, then their health, income levels and overall ...

VILAJ Global - Global Village
April 17, 2015

VILAJ Global - Global Village

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In the town of Leogane, Haiti, in 2011, the foundations VOCES and Proyecto Solidario por la Infancia (Solidarity Project for Children) implemented this ongoing programme aimed at protecting and promoting the rights of the child.   Following ...

For a Childhood and Adolescence without Violence
April 16, 2015

For a Childhood and Adolescence without Violence

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In celebration of the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children, leaders of different religious and faith communities in Panama, members of the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC), with the support of the United Nations Children's ...

Seven Things This Year Campaign on Mother and Child Health
April 13, 2015

Seven Things This Year Campaign on Mother and Child Health

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Launched in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, in July 2012 and completed in 2014, "Seven Things This Year" was a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) campaign that aimed to engage women and mothers in Myanmar to enhance their role and contribution to ...

The Birds and The Bees Peer Education Programme
April 9, 2015

The Birds and The Bees Peer Education Programme

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Since 1999, the Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust's Birds and the Bees peer education programme has been working with high school students in Khayelitsha, a township in Cape Town, South Africa, to build their capacity to support rape survivors and ...

Violence Prevention and Education Centres in the Municipality of San Salvador
April 7, 2015

Violence Prevention and Education Centres in the Municipality of San Salvador

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  Under the Joint Programme Violence Reduction and Construction of Social Capital in El Salvador and focused on contributing to the reduction of violence in schools in the municipality of San Salvador, this project was conducted in order to ...

Promotion Strategy of Hygiene Practice in Rural Schools
April 1, 2015

Promotion Strategy of Hygiene Practice in Rural Schools

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Working together, Project Concern International (PCI) and the United Nations Agency for Children (UNICEF) promoted the adoption of three hygienic practices: handwashing with soap, adequate disposal of sewage, and water treatment at the point ...

All for Childhood, Vote for Childhood
March 31, 2015

All for Childhood, Vote for Childhood

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This Peruvian advocacy campaign promoted by the Mesa de Concertación para la Lucha Contra la Pobreza (MCLCP) brings together more than 50 government entities, civil society, and international organisations to engage candidates for public office ...

Por una Niñez y Adolescencia sin Violencia
March 14, 2015

Por una Niñez y Adolescencia sin Violencia

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En el marco del Día Mundial de Oración y Acción por la Niñez, líderes de diferentes comunidades religiosas y de fe en Panamá, miembros de la Red Global de Religiones a favor de la Niñez (GNRC) con el apoyo de UNICEF Panamá, se  unen ...

Edu-entretenimiento para la participación social
March 12, 2015

Edu-entretenimiento para la participación social

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Programa implementado en Colombia desde 2011 por PCI Media Impact y la Fundación Social con el fin de fortalecer las capacidades de miembros de las organizaciones comunitarias, especialmente de jóvenes, en el uso del enfoque y la metodología del ...

Prevención y Atención de Violencia en Centros Educativos del municipio de San Salvador
March 12, 2015

Prevención y Atención de Violencia en Centros Educativos del municipio de ...

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En el marco del Programa Conjunto de Reducción de la Violencia y Construcción de Capital Social en El Salvador, se realizó este proyecto enfocado en contribuir a la disminución de la violencia en centros escolares de tres distritos del municipio ...

Circo Social y Parque Inclusivo
March 11, 2015

Circo Social y Parque Inclusivo

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El Centro Cultural Circo Social, que cuenta con un parque inclusivo para los niños de Cuenca (Ecuador), es resultado de la colaboración entre el gobierno del Ecuador y el municipio, maestros de las artes cirsenses y trabajadores sociales, ...

Estrategia de Promoción de Prácticas de Higiene en Escuelas Rurales
March 10, 2015

Estrategia de Promoción de Prácticas de Higiene en Escuelas Rurales

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Trabajo conjunto de Project Concern International (PCI) y la Agencia de Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (UNICEF), con el objetivo de promover la adopción de tres prácticas de higiene: lavado de manos con jabón, disposición adecuada de excretas y ...

Escuelas Transformando Territorios
March 5, 2015

Escuelas Transformando Territorios

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Proyecto dirigido a fortalecer el desarrollo de capacidades ciudadanas en los colegios públicos de Bogotá, a partir de la sistematización audiovisual de experiencias significativas para la construcción de ciudadanía y convivencia desde el ...

El Circo del Agua
March 5, 2015

El Circo del Agua

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Espectáculo lúdico-didáctico que tiene como objetivo sensibilizar a través del teatro sobre los beneficios del agua y la importancia de cuidar este recurso. Está dirigido a niñas, niños, adolescentes, y también busca incidir en profesores, padres ...

All In to #EndAdolescentAIDS
March 3, 2015

All In to #EndAdolescentAIDS

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“AIDS is the leading cause of death among adolescents in Africa. Globally, two thirds of all new infections among adolescents were among adolescent girls. This is a moral injustice. I am calling on young people to lead the All In movement, ...

Todos con la Infancia. Vota por la Niñez
February 10, 2015

Todos con la Infancia. Vota por la Niñez

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Campaña de incidencia promovida por el Colectivo Interinstitucional por los Derechos de la Niñez y Adolescencia que reúne a más de 50 entidades del Estado, organizaciones de la sociedad civil y la cooperación internacional, para comprometer a los ...

Children Lead the Way (CLW)
February 4, 2015

Children Lead the Way (CLW)

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Launched in 2011, Save the Children's 5-year Children Lead the Way (CLW) programme aims to secure the rights of girls and boys to protection, education, and survival in Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Nicaragua, and Peru. CLW works to promote the ...

Reaching children in extreme poverty and attaining MDG 2 target: Revitalizing Education Extension Program, A policy priority
January 27, 2015

Reaching children in extreme poverty and attaining MDG 2 target: ...

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Author: Md. A. Halim Miah, Knowledge Service Coordinator (Operations), Practical Action Bangladesh, January 27 2015 - One of the major challenges of poverty reduction initiatives in Bangladesh is exploring the multifaceted nature of poverty. The ...

Floating Education and Health Centre Bangladesh
January 26, 2015

Floating Education and Health Centre Bangladesh

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During the monsoon season (June to October), in some flood-prone communities in Bangladesh, children cannot attend school, and communities cannot access healthcare facilities when their villages are cut off from mainland services by flooding. Two ...

Vojo Brazil: Amplifying Quilombola Voices through Mobile Phones
January 26, 2015

Vojo Brazil: Amplifying Quilombola Voices through Mobile Phones

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In October 2013, a training in Salvador, Brazil, introducing a multimedia technology called Vojo, was presented to 20 youth in a quilombo community (a settlement of people originally of African origin), Ilha de Maré, which has no internet access. ...

How to hunt a virus: 5 ways polio is helping fight Ebola
January 2, 2015

How to hunt a virus: 5 ways polio is helping fight Ebola

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Author: Sherine Guirguis, January 2 2015 - I'm often asked how the largest-ever public health movement - to end polio - has boosted the world’s ability to fight other deadly infectious diseases.

The Right to Learn: Community Participation in Improving Learning
December 12, 2014

The Right to Learn: Community Participation in Improving Learning

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"Changing our education systems and engendering a paradigm shift is not the work of the education ministry or even the government alone; it involves every one of us - parents, teachers, students, and civil society." - Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, ...

Enjoy Life - Keep Good Health Toolkit for Community Dialogues
December 12, 2014

Enjoy Life - Keep Good Health Toolkit for Community Dialogues

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This toolkit is designed to help guide community dialogues around the prevention and management of childhood illnesses. Produced with support from Malaria Consortium, the toolkit is to be used within a Village Health Team (VHT) programme in ...

A World without Violence against Children: Children and Young People's Voices and Recommendations for the Post 2015 Agenda
December 10, 2014

A World without Violence against Children: Children and Young People's ...

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"Children and young people have shared their views and messages to create a world without violence against children. They emphasise that prevention and response to violence is essential to ensuring children's rights to protection, survival, ...

Engendering Transformational Change: Save the Children Gender Equality Program Guidance & Toolkit
December 9, 2014

Engendering Transformational Change: Save the Children Gender Equality ...

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"Save the Children's Theory of Change is founded on working in partnership with others to develop innovative programs, support the voice of children and young people, and to use evidence that generates knowledge and achieves impact at scale. ...

2014 Global Nutrition Report
December 5, 2014

2014 Global Nutrition Report

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"At its core, the Report aims to empower nutrition champions at the national level to better inform policy decisions and to strengthen the case for increased resources."

Small Children, Big Cities
December 1, 2014

Small Children, Big Cities

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"This edition of Early Childhood Matters brings together articles from India to the Netherlands and the United States, exploring issues ranging from playground design to the effects of noise and crowding, 'public parenting' as the middle classes ...

The State of the World's Girls 2014: Pathways to Power: Creating Sustainable Change for Adolescent Girls
November 25, 2014

The State of the World's Girls 2014: Pathways to Power: Creating Sustainable ...

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"The eighth report in Plan’s annual State of the World’s Girls series, Pathways to Power: Creating Sustainable Change for Adolescent Girls, asks what will shift the unequal power relations that bolster gender discrimination, injustice and ...

Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action
November 25, 2014

Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action

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"This report has a simple and urgent goal: to connect decision-makers and relevant actors with strategies that prevent and respond to violence in the lives of children....The scope of this review includes interventions that address interpersonal ...

Better Parenting Training For Caregivers of Highly Vulnerable Children - Facilitator's Manual and Job Aid
November 24, 2014

Better Parenting Training For Caregivers of Highly Vulnerable Children - ...

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This Facilitator's Manual and accompanying Better Parenting Job Aid are designed to support community-based trainers - such as government representatives, community service organisation staff, local activists, and volunteers - to work with ...

The State of the World's Children 2015: Executive Summary and Interactive Online Report
November 20, 2014

The State of the World's Children 2015: Executive Summary and Interactive ...

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"As the world marks 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, The State of the World's Children calls for brave and fresh thinking to address age-old problems that still affect the most disadvantaged children. In particular, the ...

Meeting the Educational Needs of Children with Disabilities: A Gap Analysis covering Bhutan and the Maldives
November 17, 2014

Meeting the Educational Needs of Children with Disabilities: A Gap Analysis ...

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"How can government, civil society and UNICEF in three countries of South Asia work to successfully implement policy which includes children with disabilities and special needs in education?"

Case Studies on UNICEF Programming in Child Protection
October 29, 2014

Case Studies on UNICEF Programming in Child Protection

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"These case studies illustrate how UNICEF support is helping countries to strengthen child protection system and promote social change to align social norms and practices with child protection.” The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has ...

Hear Our Voices from Because I am a Girl
October 28, 2014

Hear Our Voices from Because I am a Girl

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"Thousands of girls claim they are embarrassed and ashamed to express the everyday injustices and threats of sexual violence they face, in 'Hear Our Voices' - one of the largest studies of adolescent girls’ rights of its kind."  

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