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ICB is presently receiving manuscripts for the March 2022, September 2022 and March 2023 issues, which aim to include research contributions focused on relevant subjects within Alternative Care in South Asia.
The COVID-19 Family Life Study is a research study that explores the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on family life across cultures. The Covid Family Study survey invites parents to share their experiences to help provide support in the future.
Hosted by the Early Childhood Development Action Network and the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, this webinar offers an opportunity to learn more about the prevalence and impacts of corporal punishment in early life, to hear about global progress towards prohibiting and eliminating corporal punishment in the early years, including examples of good practice, and to discuss strategies for ending corporal punishment as a priority for promoting the rights and wellbeing of young children and supporting the development of peaceful and strong societies.
An e-training for children’s social workers who work in child protection or on care proceedings cases with a crossborder element.
This webinar, hosted by the World Health Organization and the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, offers an opportunity to explore the key findings of five decades of research into corporal punishment of children. Hearing from some of the world’s leading academics on the topic, participants will gain a thorough understanding of the impact of corporal punishment on children’s health and well-being, and evidence-based insights into strategies for its prevention.
In 2020 the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic shined a light on health disparities, poverty, and societal inequities. Meanwhile global protests awakened our collective and universal consciousness of systemic and institutional racism. In response, The Kempe Center launched A Call to Action to Change Child Welfare Conference to raise the collective consciousness of the impact of poverty, racism, oppression, othering, and inequality on the lives of children and families in child welfare systems.
The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (the Alliance) is organizing the 2021 Annual Meeting on Child Protection in Humanitarian Action over a virtual platform from the 4th to 8h of October 2021.
Case Management Procedures for Reunification and Reintegration of Children and Adolescents into Family and Community-based Care was developed together with Secretary of Social Welfare (SBS), the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (PNA), Guatemala’s Attorney General (PGN), the Judicial Branch (OJ), the National Council of Adoptions (CNA), ASOCRIGUA and Hogar Aldeas de Esperanza. It was informed by Changing the Way We Care’s work in Kenya on the Caseworker’s Guidebook: Case Management for Reintegration of Children into Family or Community-Based Care, adapted to the Guatemalan context.
The Technical Advisor, Economic Empowerment provides technical support and leadership to IRC’s Economic Empowerment (EE) programs in nearly 30 U.S. cities and, in a more limited capacity, in support of IRC’s work in Europe.