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Resources

From our library

Most of these resources can be accessed on our learning and collaboration platform Child Protection in Development. By clicking on "access here" you will be transferred automatically. The remaining resources are openly accessible.

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The Challenge of Climate Change
Children on the Front Line
research, report, climate change, public health, UNICEF

A new publication produced by the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, seeks to broaden and deepen understanding of child rights dimensions in the climate change discourse. Comprised of articles from 40 accomplished experts – scientists, development practitioners and specialists in health, nutrition and child rights – the report details both the accelerating global threats to children, as...

Ten Tips for Legal Professionals: Meaningful Child Participation in Family Justice Processes

This guide provides 10 tips to help legal professionals involve children in family justice processes so that they and their families are better served. Please contact IICRD to purchase this publication

Ten Tips for Legal Professionals
Meaningful Child Participation in Family Justice Processes
justice, Hear the Child

This guide provides 10 tips to help legal professionals involve children in family justice processes so that they and their families are better served.

Summary on General Comment No. 13 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (English/French)
Article 19: The right of the child to freedom from all forms of violence
Violence, protection, UNCRC, summary, general comment

General Comment 13 (GC13) institutes a child rights-based approach to child caregiving and protection. Through GC13, the Committee encourages a paradigm shift to understand and apply Article 19 within the CRC’s overall perspective on securing children’s rights to survival, dignity, well-being, health and development, participation and non-discrimination. The Committee emphasizes in the...

Strategies to ensure the sustainable reintegration of children without parental care
JUCONI, Mexico
orphans, Latin America, paper, residential care

This paper reports on the Mexican arm of Family for Every Child’s three-country study on strategies to ensure the sustainable reintegration of children without parental care. It set out to address the question: “What are successful elements in strategies to ensure the sustainable reintegration of children without parental care?”, as identified from a 15-month study on work on family...

Stepping Up Child Protection
An Assessment of Child Protection Systems from all countries in South Asia
report, child protection, systems, Asia

 

Across the South Asian region, abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence is affecting millions of children. This violence cuts across social, cultural, religious and ethnic lines. Sometimes violence is right in front of our eyes and sometimes it is hidden. But even if it goes unreported, we know children are suffering in a range of settings - at home, in schools, in the community, in...

State of the World's Youth
Youth as Global Citizens
report, youth

The Ontario Council for International Cooperation presents: iAM Vol. 5. The State of the World's Youth. This edition includes a vast array of essays, videos and art, including a video debate from the Hart House Debate Team, art work from Adobe Youth Voices, thoughtful essays on youth as refugees as well as interviews with OCIC's 2014 Global Changemakers, among others

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Starting From Strengths: Community Care for Orphaned Children
A Training Manual Supporting the Community Care of Vulnerable Orphans: A Facilitator's Manual
community, Africa, orphans, grief, guide, HIV/AIDS, toolkit

This tool is a facilitator's guide for human resource professionals working with orphaned children, with a particular focus on children affected by HIV/AIDS.It includes modules on the Starting from Strengths Project, the impact of HIV/AIDS on children in Malawi, applying the CRC in caring for vulnerable children, tools for helping children with grief and an action plan for communities caring...

Starting From Strengths

Community Care for Orphaned Children. A Training Manual Supporting the Community Care of Vulnerable Orphans: A Facilitator's Manual This tool is a facilitator's guide for human resource professionals working with orphaned children, with a particular focus on children affected by HIV/AIDS. Includes modules on the Starting from Strengths Project, the impact of HIV/AIDS on children in Malawi,...

Something To Believe In
MGCY Rio+20 Declaration
video, youth

The Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) is the voice of young people in the UN sustainability negotiations, active participants in the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development.

Through negotiating, demonstrating, and participating in local initiatives, we shared our vision of the future and the actions needed to achieve this.

Despite our disappointment in the outcome...

Some Guidelines to Listening and Talking with Children Who Are Psychologically Distressed guidelines, training, mental health, trauma, cities

These guidelines are meant to be used as material for use in training project staff/community workers in programmes working with rehabilitation of un-accompanied children/children exposed to traumatic experiences, children living on the streets.

Social protection and child protection:
two sides of the same coin?
paper, child protection, protection, development

There is widespread recognition that children are a particularly vulnerable group; they have different basic needs than adults do, they are dependent on others for the fulfilment of their needs and the denial of those needs can have far-reaching and long-term adverse consequences (Roelen and Sabates-Wheeler 2012, White, Leavy, and Masters 2003, Sabates-Wheeler, Devereux, and Hodges 2009). The...

Seeds of Recovery: The Triple "A" Participatory Approach

This workbook is designed to help practitioners learn about engaging children in community action and to equip them with participatory, child centred tools that they can use in a local community setting where they are working. This is done through the use of participatory research tools, reflections and stories that can be used to address issues of social change and children's rights. Seeds of...

SEEDS OF RECOVERY: A Critical Appraisal of Post-Tsunami Psychosocial Rehabilitation Programming DISASTER, TRIPLE A, child rights, Asia

Vanessa Currie examines the Seeds of Recovery Psychosocial recovery Program

Seeds of Recovery
Community Support for Vulnerable Children
workbook, Asia, resilience, protection

This workbook draws on the image of the tree to represent children and their communities discovering and planting the “seeds of recovery” and growing strong together. This could be in recovering from the Asian tsunami or in facing other major challenges for children. The workbook is designed to help practitioners learn about children’s vulnerability to risk, resilience, psychosocial support...

See me, ask me, hear me:
Children’s Recommendations for Recovery three months after Typhoon Haiyan
report, humanitarian aid, Asia, recovery

 

Typhoon Haiyan, known locally in the Philippines as typhoon Yolanda, was the deadliest rapid-onset disaster globally in 2013. nearly 6 million children have been affected, 4.1 million people remain displaced and over 6,000 people lost their lives. Three months since typhoon Haiyan made landfall will be marked on 8 February 2014. Already many families have started to return home,...

Securing the Future of the Community
Child Protection in ASEAN
UNCRC, Asia, child protection, HIV/AIDS, child soldiers, Violence, sexual abuse

This article reflects upon effects of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and related treaties since their inception, with a focus on the ASEAN group. Literature, legal and statistical review and analyses show successes and failures on several points: nutrition, child soldiers, child sexual exploitation, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, child labour, violence, and education. The research found...

Scoop on the Scape October 2009

Scoop on the Scape October 2009 Edition

Scoop on the Scape March 2010

Scoop on the Scape March 2010 Edition

Scoop on the Scape June 2009

The Scoop on the Scape June Edition

Scoop on the Scape January 2010

Scoop on the Scape January 2010 Edition

Scoop on the Scape February 2010

Scoop on the Scape February 2010 Edition

Scoop on the Scape August 2009

Scoop on the Scape November 2009 Edition

Risk, Recovery and Resilience
Helping Young and Old Move Together to Support South African Communities Affected by HIV/AIDS
risk, resilience, HIV/AIDS, Africa, indigenous

An article by Philip Cook, International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD), &  William White (Xelimuxw), Aboriginal Liaison Officer UVIC published in the journal of Intergenerational Relations in 2006  examines children’s recovery from the risks of community poverty, illness and death against the background of the devastating affects of HIV/AIDS on children and their...

Rethinking Child Protection from a Rights Perspective: Some Observations for Discussion

This paper focuses on the current re-consideration of international child protection paradigms and strategies and calls to the forefront key issues of concern in current approaches and suggests possible ways forward for the field. It articulates the guiding approaches of the network, and lays the groundwork for the current work in contextualizing protection. The paper is now undergoing the...

Rethinking Child Protection from a Rights Perspective
Some Observations for Discussion
paper, research

Researchers and practitioners involved in child rights and protection issues are questioning the paradigms and strategies now dominating national and international efforts to protect children in various conditions of adversity. Their questions reflect concerns that while many of the current approaches to children needing special protection are effective, some are not. They wonder whether new...

Resilience: Some Conceptual Considerations resilience, youth, risk, vulnerability

Michael Rutter, M.D.

Journal of Adolescent Health

Resilience and Aboriginal Communities in Crisis
Theory and Interventions
resilience, indigenous, report

Resilience in Aboriginal communities is a long process of healing that allows to supersede the multiple trauma and the loss of culture experienced during the colonization and after. The presence of social capital is central to this process in building bridges between persons, families and social groups with the aim of developing a spirit of civic culture. The process usually relies in the...

Resilience
Some Conceptual Considerations
resilience, article, research

Brief overview of the study of resilience by MICHAEL RUTTER, M.D., F.R.S.

Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic Middle-East, Violence, war, report

The present report, submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1612 (2005) and subsequent resolutions, is the first report on the situation of children and armed conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic submitted to the Security Council and its Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict. Covering the period from 1 March 2011 to 15 November 2013, it provides information on grave violations...

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Imagine a world where we build on the core strengths of children, their families, and communities, to create dignity, belonging, and justice for all.

 

 

Imagine a world where we build on the core strengths of children, their families, and communities, to create dignity, belonging, and justice for all.