UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, CPC Learning Network, The World Bank, The Transfer Project and The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action24 Oct 2018
This webinar reviews some of the new and ongoing work conducted under the Transfer Project, a multi-organizational research and learning initiative. The first presentation will summarize findings from recent reviews published on understanding linkages and impacts of cash transfers and social safety nets on intimate partner violence and violence against children in low- and middle income settings.
With a focus on the situation in Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, and Greece, this report aims to provide a better understanding of the gendered impact of the refugee crisis on unaccompanied adolescent boys, aged 13 to 17, and men, single or living separately from their families; and to highlight actual and potential gaps in the humanitarian response.
Jordan's Higher Council for the Affairs of People with Disabilities (HCD) has committed to improve care and support for children and adults with disabilities, including engaging in de-intsitutionalization efforts, according to this article from the Jordan Times.
Government institutions and civil society representatives in Jordan have launched a three-year national strategy and action plan aimed at reducing physical violence against children in Jordan at a meeting convened by the National Council for Family Affairs and UNICEF.
MoSD and UNICEF convened a meeting with judges, legal experts and community-based organizations to discuss strategies and plans for moving away from institutional care and strengthening Jordan's foster care system.
This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as part of its examination of the initial periodic report of Jordan during the seventeenth session (20 Mar 2017 – 12 Apr 2017) of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Committee on the Rights of the Child as part of its examination of the fourth and fifth periodic reports of Jordan (CRC/C/JOR/CO/4-5) during its 65th Session at its 1877th and 1878th meetings held on 26 and 27 May 2014, and adopted, at its 1901st meeting, held on 13 June 2014.