Social Protection Policies and Programmes

Poverty affects both the quality and length of children’s lives, reduces the ability of families to adequately provide for their children, and is a significant cause of family breakdown and child separation. Social assistance programmes aim to reduce child poverty and act as a safety net for families with minimal resources.

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Nicholas Awortwi - Development Policy Review,

Based on empirical studies in 30 districts in six African countries, this paper makes the case that the highly localized models may not be perfect but are probably the best fit for implementing an all-encompassing Social Protection policy in Africa. 

Miako Grace Nyawira & Dr. John M. Wanjohi - International Academic Journal of Information Sciences and Project Management ,

The purpose of the study was to establish the influence of cash transfer for orphans and vulnerable children programme on civil registration in Karaba Location of Mbeere South Subcounty. The study sought to determine how demographic characteristics of the caregivers, challenges faced by caregivers, household priorities of caregivers and household size affect civil registration. 

Oyindamola B Yusuf, Temitayo Odusote, Olusanmi Iyabode, Joanna Nwosu, Tessie Phillips–Ononye, Ayo S Adebowale, Elijah A Bamgboye - African Population Studies,

This study determined the socio-economic status of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in relation to service areas in Lagos Nigeria.

Linda Miller, Claire Cameron, Carmen Dalli, Nancy Barbour - SAGE Publishing,

This Handbook explores early childhood interventions and policy through 36 chapters in various country contexts, including chapters on early childhood services for children in care. 

Childonomics project - Eurochild,

The Childonomics project has developed an instrument that can help to reflect on the long-term social and economic return of investing in children and families.

Stephen Njenga Mwangi & Dr. Anne Ndiritu - International Academic Journal of Information Sciences and Project Management ,

The purpose of the study was to investigate the determinants of the effective utilization of cash transfer for orphans and vulnerable children by caregivers in Tigania West SubCounty which has 1320 beneficiaries in the programme. 

Kelley Bunkers - African Child Policy Forum & Better Care Network,

This report describes the details of the Africa Expert Consultation: Violence Against Children in All Care Settings, which took place 21-22 June 2017. 

African Child Policy Forum & Better Care Network,

This Annex compiles the presentations delivered at the 21-22 June 2017 Africa Expert Consultation on Violence Against Children in All Care Settings and is intended to accompany the Final Report of the meeting. 

The Lancet,

This editorial by The Lancet draws connections between early childhood development, education and childhood violence, illustrating the need for early and cross-sectoral investments in children. 

MEASURE Evaluation and USAID,

This infographic provides a historical timeline of the alternative care reform process in Armenia, marking key achievements in the establishment of policies, strategies, guidelines, procedures, and programs to improve the quality of care and protection for children without adequate family care.