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Save the Children,

The Child Protection Technical Expert (TE) has a central role in the country office given our focus on quality programming. The Child Protection (TE) will use their in-depth understanding of the context, technical expertise and skills to define and achieve our strategic ambition for child protection in Senegal, particularly in strengthening child protection systems. at national and local level, the protection of girls and boys from all forms of GBV, the protection of children on the move as well as the protection of girls and boys in and around schools.

Ghana Business News,

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has directed Ghana to double its efforts in ending the worst forms of child labour, particularly in the cocoa and fishing sectors.

Anna W. Wright, Joana Salifu Yendork, Wendy Kliewer ,

Institutional childcare is associated with developmental delays and setbacks. Since alternative options are not always available, it is important to investigate youth in institutional settings to evaluate how to provide optimal care.

Alhassan Abdullah,

This article explores neighbour protective intervention (protective informal social control) in child neglect. It draws on narrative interviews with seventeen female parents from seven settlements in Ghana.

Nicole Petrowski, Claudia Cappa, Antoine Deliege, Muhammad Rafiq Khan,

The purpose of this article is to provide information on the residential care facilities that operate in Ghana in terms of their licensing status, staffing, child safeguarding, and protection policies, as well as the safety and suitability of the premises. The article also describes the demographic profiles of the children who live in such facilities and provides an overview of the care they received and their well-being.

Kwabena Frimpong-Manso, Pascal Agbadi, Antione Deliege,

There is limited evidence on family reintegration for children who have been in residential care within the African context. The goal of this study is to find out what factors impact reintegrated institutionalized children’s desire to remain with their biological parents or extended family.

The Guardian,

More than 6000 people have left their homes as renewed violence in the Casamance region spills into the Gambia

Oluwabunmi L. Niyi-Gafar, Olanike S. Adelakun,

This article examines the challenges that internally displaced children face in the midst of COVID-19. The article investigates the level of protection that the displaced children have and what social and medical mechanisms have been put in place to cater for them during the pandemic.

Sam Okyere - Open Democracy,

Child labour can’t be abolished through force. To address it, we must attend to why children work in the first place.

Ghana News Agency,

The Youth Harvest Foundation Ghana (YHFG), a youth development organisation in Ghana, has called on the Government to take steps to reconcile the laws on consent to sex and law on marriage to help address sexual and reproductive health challenges of adolescents.