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The Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 20 November 1989. In the lead-up to the Convention’s 30th birthday, a series of events will be organized in celebration.
Join this webinar to walk through the PROMISE Child Participation Tool and to discuss approaches and considerations for soliciting children’s views on their Barnahus experience.
The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (the Alliance) is organizing its annual meeting in Geneva on 14 and 15 October 2019.
The purpose of this webinar is to shed light on the specific experiences and issues of unaccompanied and separate girls in the European Response.
This study investigated what factors are associated with an improvement in quality of life (QoL) during residential stay for children and adolescents living in youth welfare institutions in Switzerland.
This article is written as part of the FORUM project (FOR Unaccompanied Minors: transfer of knowledge for professionals to increase foster care), an EU funded project which sought to enhance the capacity of professionals to provide quality foster care for unaccompanied migrant children, primarily through the transfer of knowledge. The article aims to contribute to this transfer of knowledge by bringing together literature which is of relevance to professionals developing or enhancing foster care services for unaccompanied migrant children.
Under the supervision of the Regional Advisor Monitoring and Evaluation and in close collaboration with the Child Protection team, the consultant will be responsible for working with Country Offices to improve evidence and data generation on key child protection issues, including but not limited to relevant SDG and UNICEF Strategic Plan indicators related to access to justice for children, children in alternative care, data on violence against children, including gender-based violence, and child marriage.
This chapter aims at providing an overview on legislation, organizational structure and processes of child protection in Switzerland.
The aim of the systematic review described in this article was to determine the outcome of child maltreatment in long-term childcare and the scope of the evidence base in this area.