Uganda spells out child wellbeing agenda

Sunday, November 01, 2015: An article from East African Business Week KAMPALA, UGANDA – Uganda together with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have launched a five year National Action Plan for the Child well-being in Uganda.  “A child  needs  protection,  health,  education  and sustenance. We need to…

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Sierra Leone: “Change That Counts”

“Change That Counts” Results from the follow-up study of a community-led intervention to reduce teenage pregnancy in Sierra Leone Access the recording of the webinar on the CPC Learning Network’s YouTube channel here. Dr. Lindsay Stark, Executive Director and Principal Investigator of the CPC Learning Network and lead methodologist in…

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Sierra Leone: what we are learning about community based child protection mechanisms

Between 2011 and 2014 the Interagency Learning Group on community-based child protection mechanisms and child protection systems released a series of reports which document the development, implementation and preliminary findings of an innovative community-based child protection action research programme in Sierra Leone. This ground-breaking research was conceived in response to…

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How schools can help protect children in Kenya

Increased access to safer schools is key to improved protection for girls and boys – a review of findings from recent research in Kenya. Research work undertaken in Kenya in 2011-2013 by the Interagency learning group on community-based child protection mechanisms and systems strengthening has highlighted how children in rural…

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Ken Ondoro, researcher, Kenya

The Exchange speaks to Ken Ondoro, researcher, about his experiences living and working inside some of Kenya’s poorest communities. Exchange: Ken, please tell us a little about yourself KO: I was born in a town called Oyugis in the west of Kenya but later moved to Kisumu where I stayed…

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Research on a shoestring

Research on a Shoestring: Drs. Lucie Cluver (Oxford University) and Monica Ruiz-Casares (McGill University) recount their experiences, challenges and lessons learned in gathering evidence for child protection in South Africa and Liberia On March 17th, 2014 the Child Protection in Crisis Learning Network, REPSSI, the Community Child Protection Exchange and the…

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