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In this piece for the Lancet, Kelley Swain reflects on the UNICEF video essay series, “Coping with COVID-19”, which invited 16 adolescent girls from nine countries to film their lives under lockdown—“unfiltered, unscripted, 100% real”.
The overall objective of the consultancy is to support the inclusion of children with disabilities in the de-institutionalization and family-based care and community support and lead the internal and external coordination efforts.
In this video, Grace Mwangi takes a critical look at the social work approach to the prevention of child abandonment, and the impact different approaches can have on outcomes for women and their children.
In this video, Ruth Wacuka and Samora Korea, two key leaders of the Kenya Society of Care Leavers, discuss the importance of care leaver networks, to enable care leavers to have a collective voice and to build a peer-to-peer supportive platform that aids in the transition of young people into independent living.
In this video, Peter Kamau from Child in Family Focus discusses his organisation’s approach to engaging with the directors of privately-run charitable children’s institutions (CCI’s) to secure their buy-in for transition and the reintegration of children into families, in line with government policy.
Comprised of videos and accompanying discussion guides, this video series features the learning from practitioners working across a range of care-related programs and practices in Kenya.
In this video, Grace Mwangi shares key lessons from her experience working in community-based social work with children and families at risk of separation in Kenya.
Join the AfriChild Centre and CPC Learning Network on September 17th at 9:00 AM EDT (New York)/4:00 PM EAT (Kampala) as they revisit with a COVID-19 lens the existing and new challenges children in residential care institutions (RCI) in Uganda are facing.
As the 4Children Uganda System Strengthening project closes September 30, 2020, 4Children will be holding a webinar on September 16 to reflect on the key learning and successes over the life of the project.
GHR Foundation is seeking a consultant/firm to conduct an assessment of the Children in Families (CIF) initiative country-level systems approach to strengthening holistic child protection systems in Zambia and Cambodia.