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Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children
September 14, 2016

Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children

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This "UNICEF report finds nearly 50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced; more than half of these have fled violence and insecurity." The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has gathered global data about ...

Childhood and Media
May 22, 2015

Childhood and Media

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From Save the Children and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this guide for journalists and media professionals in Valencia, Spain, is based upon a study, among communication professionals from TV, radio, periodicals, and daily ...

UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse
July 10, 2014

UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India, this repository of information, education, and communication (IEC) materials offers links to booklets, posters, books, toolkits, flash cards, documentaries, radio public service ...

Ratify OP3 CRC
April 16, 2014

Ratify OP3 CRC

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"Children will now be able to join the ranks of other rights-holders who are empowered to bring their complaints about human rights violations before an international body."  

The State of the World’s Children in Numbers: Every Child Counts:  Revealing Disparities, Advancing Children’s Rights
March 27, 2014

The State of the World’s Children in Numbers: Every Child Counts: Revealing ...

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"Data do not, of themselves, change the world. They make change possible - by identifying needs, supporting advocacy, and gauging progress. What matters most is that decision-makers use the data to make positive change, and that the data are ...

Mapping of Child Protection M&E Tools
March 10, 2014

Mapping of Child Protection M&E Tools

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"The availability of effective measurement tools is a clear prerequisite for the strengthening of monitoring and evaluation within the field of child protection." This report provides a structured review of a sample of 124 child protection ...

Ethical Principles, Dilemmas and Risks in Collecting Data on Violence against Children
March 10, 2014

Ethical Principles, Dilemmas and Risks in Collecting Data on Violence ...

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"Ethical guidelines are crucial when carrying out research on violence against children (VAC)."

HealthPhone
September 26, 2013

HealthPhone

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"If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth a million." HealthPhone™ is a resource using the medium of video transmitted through mobile phones that is designed to improve the health of economically poor and vulnerable ...

Child Protection Systems: Mapping and Assessment Toolkits Users' Guide
September 18, 2013

Child Protection Systems: Mapping and Assessment Toolkits Users' Guide

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The Child Protection System Mapping and Assessment Toolkit is designed to respond to the child protection strategy to "develop and apply an analytic tool for mapping and assessing existing child protection policies, laws and services for adequacy ...

Child Protection in Humanitarian Action - This Is Samira
September 18, 2013

Child Protection in Humanitarian Action - This Is Samira

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This short animation movie, produced by In Tune for Life and the Child Protection Working Group (CPWG) for the launch of the "Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action", describes the changes in the life of a child named ...

Children's Rights and Business Principles
September 9, 2013

Children's Rights and Business Principles

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"While the business and human rights agenda has evolved significantly in recent years, a child rights perspective has not yet been explicitly addressed."

Sustainable Development Starts and Ends with Safe, Healthy, Well-Educated Children
August 22, 2013

Sustainable Development Starts and Ends with Safe, Healthy, Well-Educated ...

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"Children’s rights and well-being should remain at the centre of the post-2015 agenda...." Anthony Lake

The State of the World's Children 2013: Children with Disabilities
August 22, 2013

The State of the World's Children 2013: Children with Disabilities

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...[T]he inclusion of children with disabilities in society is possible - but it requires first a change of perception, a recognition that children with disabilities hold the same rights as others; that they can be agents of change and ...

Shattered Lives: Challenges and Priorities for Syrian Children and Women in Jordan
August 6, 2013

Shattered Lives: Challenges and Priorities for Syrian Children and Women in ...

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"As of 4 June 2013, there are 470,573 Syrian refugees in Jordan. 53% are children under 18 years of age. The majority of Syrian refugees live in host communities in Jordan, mainly in the northern and central governorates. Approximately 120,000 ...

Children on the Move
February 25, 2013

Children on the Move

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Global Working Group on Children on the Move (GWG COM) was formed after the International Conference on Protecting and Supporting Children on the Move in Barcelona, Spain, in 2010 to follow up on the issue of child and adolescent migration and ...

Framework for Action for Together for Girls
February 25, 2013

Framework for Action for Together for Girls

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The objective of the Together for Girls partnership is to work with governments, civil society, and the private sector to build on existing platforms and programmes to eliminate sexual violence against girls. This framework is set out to offer ...

Together for Girls: Sexual Violence Fact Sheet
February 25, 2013

Together for Girls: Sexual Violence Fact Sheet

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This fact sheet was assembled to support the Together for Girls Framework for Action (See Related Summaries below), intended to provide evidence in facts and figures on sexual violence against children, particularly girls. In addition to these ...

Violence against Adolescent Girls: A Fundamental Challenge to Meaningful Equality
February 21, 2013

Violence against Adolescent Girls: A Fundamental Challenge to Meaningful ...

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This document, part of a set of five thematic reviews called GIRLS FIRST! Perspectives on Girl-Centered Programming, explains forms of violence that affect girls, how they are inhibited from accessing resources that can support them, and how this ...

The UNICEF Child Protection Focus
February 8, 2013

The UNICEF Child Protection Focus

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This United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) article presents a focus on early childhood attention, based on prevention and responses to violence, exploitation, and abuse, to ensure that children grow up in a safe environment with the necessary ...

Mobilize4Africa Campaign
January 25, 2013

Mobilize4Africa Campaign

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Led by PCI Media Impact, Mobilize4Africa is a communications for behaviour change campaign designed to address high levels of sexual violence against women and girls in post-war Liberia, as well as improve their sexual and reproductive health ...

Early Childhood Development and Disability: A Discussion Paper
October 3, 2012

Early Childhood Development and Disability: A Discussion Paper

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"If children with developmental delays or disabilities and their families are not provided with timely and appropriate early intervention, support and protection, their difficulties can become more severe - often leading to lifetime consequences, ...

The Bernard van Leer Foundation Annual Report 2011
July 27, 2012

The Bernard van Leer Foundation Annual Report 2011

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"In fact, while we can learn much from data gathering and analysis in the short term, we will not get a true picture of success until children with access to quality ECD [Early Childhood Development] have grown up and had children of their own."

The Bernard van Leer Foundation Annual Report 2010
July 26, 2012

The Bernard van Leer Foundation Annual Report 2010

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"The test of our worth will be our contribution to improving the lives of children, the societies that nurture and educate them, and the societies that these children, as adults, will eventually shape."

The State of the World's Children 2012: Children in an Urban World
February 28, 2012

The State of the World's Children 2012: Children in an Urban World

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), "The State of the World's Children 2012: Children in an Urban World" focuses mainly on those children in urban settings all over the world who face a particularly complex set of challenges to ...

Boys and Girls in the Life Cycle: Sex-Disaggregated Data on a Selection of Well-Being Indicators, from Early Childhood to Young Adulthood
January 19, 2012

Boys and Girls in the Life Cycle: Sex-Disaggregated Data on a Selection of ...

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this compilation of a selection of sex-disaggregated statistics on children and young people in the developing world was prepared and published by the Statistics and Monitoring Section, Division ...

Working Towards a Deeper Understanding of Digital Safety for Children and Young People in Developing Nations
December 15, 2011

Working Towards a Deeper Understanding of Digital Safety for Children and ...

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This study is intended to contribute to building a deeper understanding of children’s safety in a digital context in developing nations. As stated here: “The digital world brings many new opportunities and resources into the lives of young people ...

June 14, 2011

Specific Issues in Conflict Countries: The Case of DRC, Liberia and Sierra Leone

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This presentation from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) explores communication issues around oral polio vaccine (OPV) as part of the polio eradication (PE) effort in conflict countries in Africa.

What Are We Learning About Protecting Children in the Community?
March 25, 2011

What Are We Learning About Protecting Children in the Community?

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This Executive Summary of an interagency review of evidence on community-based child protection mechanisms discusses findings and recommendations on the support and development of sustainabl

Too Often in Silence: A Report on School-based Violence in West and Central Africa
March 25, 2011

Too Often in Silence: A Report on School-based Violence in West and Central ...

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This joint report by Plan, ActionAid, Save the Children Sweden, and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) looks at school-based violence, such as corporal punishment, sexual violence, and bullying, in West and Central Africa. Aimed at ...

The Place of Sport in the UN Study on Violence against Children
March 21, 2011

The Place of Sport in the UN Study on Violence against Children

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The abstract of this UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre (IRC) Discussion Paper states that the purpose of the analysis is to identify sport-related material in the documents and gaps in research

Anticipating the Future: Children and Young People’s Voices in Haiti’s Post Disaster Needs Assessment
March 21, 2011

Anticipating the Future: Children and Young People’s Voices in Haiti’s Post ...

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This document from Plan International presents key findings from a consultation process initiated by Plan, in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), with close to 1,000 children and youth throughout Haiti, to hear their ...

Research Report on Children with Disabilities and Their Families in Da Nang
March 21, 2011

Research Report on Children with Disabilities and Their Families in Da Nang

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This 46-page report details research carried out to shape an advocacy and communication strategy for a multi-sectoral, rights-based programme carried out by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Programme Communication for Early Child Development
March 21, 2011

Programme Communication for Early Child Development

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This booklet from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) explains how principles of programme communication are part of a holistic approach to early child development (ECD).

Theatre for Life: Health Information, Community Mobilisation and Child Rights - A Qualitative Evaluation
March 21, 2011

Theatre for Life: Health Information, Community Mobilisation and Child ...

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This 80-page document, written for United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Sudan by the Centre for the Arts in Development Communications (cdcArts), presents a qualitative evaluation of the Theatre fo

January 5, 2011

Elite Child Athlete Welfare Book: International Perspectives

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This book on child athletes, based on a symposium at Brunel University, United Kingdom (UK), June 17 and 18 2010, includes writing by researchers and practitioners committed "to promoting the best in sport and preventing the worst, and to ...

December 13, 2010

Protecting Palestinian Children from Political Violence: The Role of the ...

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This document reviews how the violence associated with occupation affects Palestinian children and then comments on how the United Nations (UN) and international agencies have worked to protect these children. Based upon field-based research ...

August 20, 2010

Protecting Children from Violence in Sport: A Review with a Focus on ...

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Because sport plays a significant role in many development programmes as a tool for health and social development and post-conflict reconstruction, and no international study has been made of child

July 21, 2010

Child Sexual Abuse in the Eastern Caribbean

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This report from the Centre for Applied Childhood Studies at the University of Huddersfield in the United Kingdom (UK) and the UK-based Action for Children describes an action research project study t

May 21, 2010

The Battle of the Villages - Comic Book

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This 32-page comic book was produced by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Kenya with the assistance of teachers and pupils. Using the entertainment-education approach, the comic was designed to reach children in upper primary ...

April 16, 2010

Logic Model

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A logic model is a map or simple illustration of what one does, why one does it, what one hopes to achieve, and how one will measure that achievement.

Birth Registration in Emergencies: A Review of Best Practices in Humanitarian Action
September 20, 2014

Birth Registration in Emergencies: A Review of Best Practices in ...

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"Birth registration as part of a functional CRVS [civil registration and vital statistics] system can help build a protective environment for children in many ways....Articles 7 and 8 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ...

June 9, 2009

Home Truths: Facing the Facts on Children, AIDS, and Poverty

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This final report of the Joint Learning Initiative on Children and HIV/AIDS (JLICA) summarises its main results and recommendations, which focus on the following principles: support children throug

Behaviour Change Communication in Emergencies: A Toolkit
April 8, 2009

Behaviour Change Communication in Emergencies: A Toolkit

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"Preparing and responding successfully to emergencies require that evidence-based behaviour change communication strategies become an integral part of emergency preparedness plans and training. Our communication efforts will result in ...

World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse
March 21, 2011

World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse

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Created in 2000 and commemorated every November 19 (in synergy with the Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child), the World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse is an annual global awareness campaign to create a culture of ...

December 7, 2007

Communicating for Human Rights

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