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Call for short stories: “Rights should not be a fairy tale”

Posted By: • April 28th, 2017

With the purpose of promoting and encouraging children’s participation in the region, through artistic, expressive and creative spaces, the Inter-American Institute of the Child, within the framework of its 90th Anniversary, invites them to take part in a Collection of Short Stories “RIGHTS SHOULD NOT BE A FAIRY TALE”. Read More

“Instrumental Variables”: Webinar on how to know if a program made a difference

Posted By: • April 28th, 2017

The USAID-funded MEASURE Evaluation project is hosting a series of webinar discussions of the popular MEASURE Evaluation manual, How Do We Know If a Program Made a Difference? A Guide to Statistical Methods for Program Impact Evaluation. Each webinar in the series reviews key topics from a chapter through verbal discussion and graphical presentation. Read More

Being Heard Project: Call for Evidence

Posted By: • March 26th, 2017

The International Centre (IC): researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking (University of Bedfordshire) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating to participatory methodologies used in research and consultation relating to sexual violence involving children and young people. Read More

E-course on Managing Gender-based Violence Programmes in Emergencies

Posted By: • March 26th, 2017

UNFPA is excited to launch the new and updated version of their free online course on “Managing Gender-Based Violence Programmes in Emergencies”. The course targets new or emerging gender-based violence (GBV) specialists as well as humanitarian or development practitioners – and others – who want to increase their knowledge around GBV prevention and response in emergencies. Read More

Webinar on Conducting Youth-led Research in Kampala

Posted By: • January 23rd, 2017

Anna Nabulya, Deputy Director of Uganda Youth Development Link (UYDEL), shares her experience implementing a youth-led research project in Kampala. Anna presents the outcomes of the research, highlighting the process that was undertaken with the youth that participated in this initiative. Read More

Call for Articles

Posted By: • January 22nd, 2017

The RISE Learning Network is inviting contributions from professionals around the world working on projects and programmes that aim at the recovery and reintegration of children affected by sexual exploitation and other forms of violence and abuse. Read More

Webinar: Participation of Children in Monitoring Care Services in Government-run Child Care Institutions in India

Posted By: • January 16th, 2017

In this webinar, Deep Savarni, Founder & Director of Praajak Development Society shares his experience in establishing the Child Protection Committees as a means to realize effective participation of children in monitoring care services in government-run child care institutions in India. Mr. Savarni shares this initiative that is trying to promote the participation of children in how a child care institution is run. Starting with a simple “suggestion box”, the project evolved into institutionalized Child Committees, which are having an unexpected impact on the children and their lives in the shelter homes. Read More