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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SOS Children's Villages International,

The aim of this report from SOS Children's Villages is to increase the knowledge and understanding of the needs and rights of young people ageing out of alternative care around the world, in order to inform strategies, policies and services to improve their life chances and outcomes through appropriate preparation for leaving care as well as after-care support.

Dorcas Nthenya Mutiso & Dr. Pius Mutuku Mutie - International Journal of Sociology,

The purpose of this study was to assess the challenges affecting orphans and vulnerable children (OVCS) in Embu County.

Ana-Maria Arriagada, Jonathan Perry, Laura Rawlings, Julieta Trias, and Melissa Zumaeta - World Bank Group,

This note and the accompanying full technical paper examine the existing evidence and the potential for bringing together cash transfer programs and parenting interventions to improve child development outcomes, notably cognitive performance.

Casey Family Programs,

The Community Opportunity Map is a tool that allows users to see localized indicators connected to community health and maltreatment prevention.

Thomas M. Crea, Andrew D. Reynolds, Kelley McCreery Bunkers, Caroline M. Bishop - International Journal of Social Welfare,

This study has reviewed existing literature on the definitions and components of social service systems and provides an analysis of data from key informants in the field of global social welfare. 

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. 

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. 

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.

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.