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Reuters,

The World Bank said on Tuesday it approved $400 million for Tunisia to help about 900,000 vulnerable Tunisian households cope with the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. It said the additional financing will continue to provide cash transfers to poor and low-income households, while strengthening Tunisia’s social protection system.

Agence France-Presse,

Kaouthar Oudrhiri Nadia was just 16 when she was married off to a violent husband old enough to be her father — an ordeal thousands of Moroccan girls face every year due to a legal loophole. "I went through hell. But the nightmare is behind me now," she said. Nadia, from a remote part of the North African kingdom's Anti-Atlas mountains, managed to win a divorce after a year of marriage.

Rebecca Nhep, Better Care Network; Dr Kate van Doore, Law Futures Centre & Griffith Law School,

यस अध्ययनले सातवटा केन्द्रित देशहरूमा २१ अर्ध-संरचित अन्तर्वार्ताहरू समावेश गरी गुणस्तरीय अनुसन्धान अध्ययन सञ्चालन गरेर निजी रूपमा सञ्चालित र वित्त पोषित आवासीय हेरचाह संस्थाहरूको सानो संख्यामा COVID-19 को प्रभावको अन्वेषण गर्दछ।

International Child and Youth Care Network (CYC-Net),

This is a comprehensive collection offering accounts of “first hand” lived experiences of young people growing up in some form of residential child and youth care in 19 African countries.

Family for Every Child,

Join this online event to learn what kinship care looks like in different contexts and why recognising it is so important.

Rebecca Nhep, Better Care Network; Dr Kate van Doore, Law Futures Centre & Griffith Law School,

This study explores the effect of COVID-19 on a small number of privately run and funded residential care institutions by conducting a qualitative research study comprising 21 semi-structured interviews across seven focus countries.

Mariam Fam - Associated Press,

This article from the Associated Press describes efforts in Egypt to promote the practice of Kafala, "an alternative care system under which adults can become guardians of orphaned children."

UNICEF Division of Data, Analytics, Planning and Monitoring,

This brochure from UNICEF provides an overview of child marriage in the Sahel, a region spanning the northern portion of sub-Saharan Africa.

Fateh Al-Rahman Al-Hamdani - BBC News,

"A BBC News Arabic investigation has uncovered systemic child abuse and evidence of sexual abuse inside Islamic schools in Sudan," says the description of this video from BBC News.

UNICEF,

UNICEF is seeking a consultant for children protection to support alternative care and case management in Egypt.