Eastern Africa

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The Evaluation Fund in collaboration with the Global & African Partnerships to End Violence Against Children26 Jul 2019

In collaboration with the Global & African Partnerships to End Violence Against Children, the Evaluation Fund has just launched a Call for Proposals to identify particularly promising programs and to evaluate their effectiveness.

Francis Mureithi - Daily Nation7 Jul 2019

A new bill in Nakuru County, Kenya has been proposed which, if passed, would impose greater restrictions and regulations on children's homes operating in the county, including more stringent health and safety measures and greater requirements for staff vetting, according to this article from the Daily Nation.

International Rescue Committee3 Jul 2019

Dans le cadre du Projet national “Umwana mu muryango” (UMMU) de « Prise en charge alternative de qualité pour les enfants au Burundi», financé par l’Union Européenne (UE), International Rescue Comittee (IRC) est en concertation avec le Ministère des Droits de la Personne Humaine, des Affaires Sociales et du Genre en vue de s’attacher les services d’un Consultant national ou international, de préférence résidant au Burundi pour la réalisation d’une Stratégie Nationale de Prise en charge alternative des enfants au Burundi.

UNICEF Madagascar21 Jun 2019

L’objectif de la consultation est d’appuyer le Ministère de la Population, de la Protection Sociale et de la Promotion de la Femme (MPPSPF) pour la finalisation du Projet de décret réglementant le dispositif des familles d’accueil et l’élaboration de son exposé de motif.

Matthew MacFarlane, Beth L. Rubenstein, Terry Saw, Daniel Mekonnen, Craig Spencer and Lindsay Stark - BMC International Health and Human Rights10 Jun 2019

In this study, a mobile phone-based surveillance system was established in a drought-affected district in northern Ethiopia to assess the feasibility of using community focal points to monitor cases of unaccompanied and separated children.

Epaphrodite Nsabimana, Eugène Rutembesa, Peter Wilhelm, Chantal Martin Soelch - Frontiers in Psychiatry4 Jun 2019

This study aimed at investigating specifically whether institutionalization impacts negatively children’s psychological adjustment defined in terms of externalizing behavior, internalizing behavior and self-esteem and whether having living parents has additional influence. Ninety-five institutionalized and 82 not institutionalized children in Rwanda, aged 9 to 16, participated in the study.

War Child1 Jun 2019

This report by War Child aims to bring global attention to the challenges related to the reintegration of children associated with armed forces and groups, and promote better policy, practice and funding in the future.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action1 Jun 2019

This paper from the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action summarises findings from an initial scoping study, which seeks to review how child protection outcomes are captured when monitoring multi-purpose humanitarian cash programmes. The paper proposes a theory of change of the possible links between cash and child protection to inform the development of a monitoring strategy, including hypotheses that humanitarian cash might contribute to prevention of family separation, reduction of family violence, and supporting foster and temporary caregivers to care for separated and unaccompanied children.

Camilla Jones and Payal Saksena -Family for Every Child1 Jun 2019

This report explores what family means to children and adults in five countries using the digital storytelling technique.