Western Africa

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Western Africa. Browse resources by country or category for more specific information.

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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.  

Better Care Network11 Oct 2018

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. 

Better Care Network11 Oct 2018

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. 

Better Care Network11 Oct 2018

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child. 

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.

Servicio Social Internacional1 Oct 2018

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.

Toluwani Eniola - The Epoch Times24 Sep 2018

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.

Gabrielle F. Miller, Laura Chiang, NaTasha Hollis - Child Abuse & Neglect7 Sep 2018

This study seeks to assess the impact of economic factors on sexual, emotional, and physical violence on Nigerian children and adolescents aged 13–24 years.

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