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The Young Gamechangers Fund (YGF) is a new and exciting UK funding initiative established through a dynamic partnership between the Co-op Foundation, Co-op, Global Fund for Children, Restless Development and one other funder that share a common vision for the future of youth-led change. The Young Gamechangers Fund will be co-designed with youth activists to change the way that youth-led activism, social change and movement building is funded in the UK.
The purpose of this webinar was to launch the tool, provide background information on its development, the analysis that underpins it, and conduct a virtual walk through of the tool.
El propósito de este seminario web fue lanzar la herramienta, proporcionar información de antecedentes sobre su desarrollo, el análisis que la sustenta y realizar un recorrido virtual por la herramienta.
The practice of child marriage has continued to decline globally. Today, one in five young women aged 20 to 24 years were married as children versus nearly one in four 10 years ago.
GH-TAMS is seeking candidates for a Children in Adversity Strategy Update consultant for a five-month assignment with USAID/Washington DDI/ID. The consultancy will be Mostly virtual, occasional in-office meetings at 68 days of effort. Start date is approximately May 15, 2023.
Though research has been conducted on children with disabilities and on children in residential care settings, the intersections of these two topics has yet to be explored in depth. Notably, there is a lack of information surrounding disability measurement within residential care settings, highlighting a gap in the literature. It is estimated that a child with a disability is 17 times more likely to be placed in an institutionalized care setting than a child without a disability, and girls are more likely to be placed in an institution than boys. This report details research conducted in Kenya.
Following the release on May 3 of UNICEF’s new global estimates on child marriage, UNICEF invites you to a webinar where they will present key facts and discuss implications. Join the webinar to learn how many girls and women are affected by the practice, which parts of the world have made progress, and how gains could be offset by the polycrisis.
In the BBC interview below, parent activist Taliah Drayak presents key findings from the report: Children’s Social Care: The Way Forward. She describes her family’s own nightmare when social workers removed her two-year-old from her custody.
ASTANA – Kazakhstan is developing a draft law on the introduction of professional foster families, which would mean all orphans and children left without parental care will be placed in foster care immediately.
Drawing from the learning from participatory research in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Australia, this webinar introduced different approaches used to engage individuals with lived experience of alternative care in research efforts.