Chelsie Yount-André - International African Institute7 Nov 2018
Scholarship on transnational families has regularly examined remittances that adults abroad send to children in their country of origin. This article illuminates another permutation of these processes: family members in Senegal who establish relations with and through children in France through gifts and money.
UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, CPC Learning Network, The World Bank, The Transfer Project and The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action24 Oct 2018
This webinar reviews some of the new and ongoing work conducted under the Transfer Project, a multi-organizational research and learning initiative. The first presentation will summarize findings from recent reviews published on understanding linkages and impacts of cash transfers and social safety nets on intimate partner violence and violence against children in low- and middle income settings.
Kwabena Frimpong-Manso - Emerging Adulthood23 Oct 2018
This study from the journal of Emerging Adulthood shares positive stories of care leavers and explores the factors that promote the successful transition to emerging adulthood for care leavers in Ghana.
This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as part of its examination of Niger's initial reports, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review.
This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as part of its examination of Mauritania's initial reports, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review.
Binta Alleyne-Green, Alex Kulick, Sara Matsuzaka, Theresa S. Betancourt - Global Social Welfare9 Oct 2018
This study from Global Social Welfare examined the contributions of potentially stigmatizing war violence exposures and more recent post-conflict reintegration experiences to intimate partner violence for girls in Sierra Leone. Overall, this sample reported middling levels of community reintegration, and similar average rates of family reintegration.
El manual es tanto una hoja de ruta para los responsables de la formulación de políticas como una guía diaria para los profesionales que trabajan con niños y niñas en situación de migración: desde los trabajadores humanitarios y el personal de fronteras hasta los trabajadores sociales responsables de la creación de planes individualizados que pongan a los niños y niñas primero.
This article from the Epoch Times tells the story of Aisha Usman, adoptive mother of three and advocate for ending the institutionalization of children in Nigeria. The article also describes the global movement to move away from institutional care of children.