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The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance is seeking a consultant to support the mapping and undertaking of a comprehensive capacity gap assessment of the existing child protection workforce in five states in India, and then propose a framework for strengthening this workforce informed by the above, with special emphasis on case management.
ICEB invites research studies, legal and human rights-based perspectives, mental health frameworks, and innovative practices in support, training and development for caregivers in alternative care settings, as well as good practices/models in the South Asian region.
The Department of Social Defense has placed 27 children in foster care in the state of Tamil Nadu after a gap of nearly six years, according to this article from the Times of India.
The present research study is an exploratory study to examine factors like lack of communication and attachment to parents, abuse, poverty and peer influence with a sample size of 100 runaway children (50 girls, 50 boys) residing in a non-governmental organisation in NCR, Delhi.
"The Juvenile Aid Police Unit (JAPU) of Chennai city police and the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) workers have sealed an unlicenced juvenile orphanage home ‘SEERS’ (Socio-Economic Education Rehabilitation Society) at Sathyamurthy Nagar in Vyasarpadi on Monday, and all the 18 juveniles were shifted to other juvenile care homes," says this article from the New Indian Express.
The present paper emphasizes on the trends of institutional care in India where the large population is poor. Keeping in view the socio-economic conditions of the country, it is an attempt to explore the challenges and living conditions of children in institutional care run by government and non-governmental organizations in the regions of Punjab and Chandigarh in northern India.
According to this article from Reuters, "police in Mumbai have charged nine alleged members of a baby-trafficking ring." They have been accused of "having bought and sold at least seven babies over a six-year period."
The Child Protection Section of UNICEF India has engaged the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance to map and undertake a comprehensive human resources and capacity gap assessment of the existing child protection workforce in five states in India. The GSSWA is seeking Consultant State Coordinators to work as part of the Alliance national consultancy team for this project.
The scope of this study is not just to understand why abuse happens, and the changes that take place subsequently, but also to explore ways of preventing it from happening in the future.
The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance is seeking a Consultant National Coordinator to contribute as part of the Alliance team to map and undertake a comprehensive capacity gap assessment of the existing child protection workforce in five states in India, and then propose a framework for strengthening this workforce informed by the above, with special emphasis on case management.