This position provides child protection technical leadership in the design and development of programs for children in countries in conflict, crisis, post-conflict and post-crisis settings across the world, with a specific focus on research, monitoring and evaluation for child protection.
Sophia Fischer, Claudia Dölitzsch, Klaus Schmeck, Jörg M. Fegert, Marc Schmid - Children and Youth Services Review16 Jun 2016
The present study aimed to assess the relationship between interpersonal traumatic experiences and specific psychopathological symptoms in a high-risk population of girls and boys living in youth welfare institutions in residential care in Switzerland.
The 7th Milestones of a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting - hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO) at its Executive Boardroom in Geneva, Switzerland - will focus on child maltreatment and youth violence, among other topics.
This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as part of its examination of the fourth periodic reports of Switzerland (CRC/C/CHE /2-4).
The handbook of the United Nations approved Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children is to be launched on March 7th, 2013 3:00-4:30pm at Room XXII, Human Rights Council, Palais des Nations, Geneva. The handbook provides practical guidance on moving forward on the road to alternative care provision for children. It highlights implications for policy-making where national governments should provide leadership as well as provides links to what is already being effectively done on the ground.
Ce travail s’intéresse particulièrement aux violences dont les enfants placés en institutions sont l’objet, entre les maltraitances structurelles propres à l’institutionnalisation, et les maltraitances qu’elles soient physiques, psychiques ou sexuelles. Pour lutter contre ces différentes formes de violence, il conviendra de repenser les institutions actuelles et de chercher des alternatives au placement.