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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Kelley Bunkers & Suzanne Andrews - 4Children/CRS,

This case study describes the coordinated care and case management system for highly vulnerable children and their caregivers implemented by the Yekokeb Berhan program in Ethiopia.

Martha Canfield, Polly Radcliffe, Sally Marlow, Marggie Boreham, Gail Gilchrist - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This article reviews the literature on the factors associated with mothers who use substances losing care of their children.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and UNICEF,

This brief brings together the critical mass of evidence emerging from recent rigorous impact evaluations of government-run cash transfer programmes in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Rushovich, Berenice R.; Murray, Kantahyanee W.; Woodruff, Kristen; Freeman, Pamela Clarkson - Child Welfare Journal,

This article from the Special Issue on Kinship Care of the Child Welfare Journal explores the Family Connections Discretionary Grant Program in the US.

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children,

This briefing highlights how prohibition of all corporal punishment of children in Africa is an essential step towards fulfilling the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - particularly target 16.2 to end all violence against children, and targets related to health, well-being and quality education - and Africa’s Agenda for Children 2040: Fostering an Africa Fit for Children.

Andrew Kardan, Andrew Wyatt, Ramla Attah and Paul Quarles van Ufford - Oxford Policy Management,

This working paper assesses the performance of local and community-based structures in Kenya and Zambia in delivering the government social protection systems that they are tasked to support.

MEASURE Evaluation,

This document describes and provides guidelines for countries to implement the Household Vulnerability Prioritization Tool (HVPT), a tool developed in Uganda to identify and prioritize vulnerable households for enrollment in OVC programming. 

European Youth Parliament,

This Resolution Booklet includes the motions and resolution adopted by the European Youth Parliament at its 2017 meeting.

Amber Peterman, Anastasia (Naomi) Neijhoft, Sarah Cook, Tia M Palermo - Health Policy and Planning,

This paper reviews evidence and develops a framework to understand linkages between non-contributory social safety nets (SSNs) and the experience of childhood emotional, physical and sexual violence in low- and middle-income countries. 

Family for Every Child ,

This document describes the 2017-2020 strategy of Family For Every Child. The Strategy paper highlights the mission and vision of Family For Every Child, provides examples of past work and key lessons, and describes its approach and goals to create change toward better care for children.