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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"We don’t report because that’s a family affair"

“We don’t report because that’s a family affair” A grounded look at community-based child protection in three rural and urban areas in Kenya. The Interagency Learning Initiative on Community-based Child Protection Mechanisms and Child Protection Systems and the Community Child Protection Exchange presented a webinar with Mike Wessells, Kathleen Kostelny…

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REPSSI PSS Forum 2013 webcast sessions

To view the full REPSSI PSS Forum schedule follow this link. Webcast session for Day One: Track 1: Child Protection Programs 29th October Alvin Winford: Strengthening PSS through child participation: A case study of child rights club in Liberia (2002-2012) Benedict Seekey: PSS, Child Protection & Development for Ivorian refugee…

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REPSSI Psychosocial Support Forum Blog

Watch the REPSSI Psychosocial Support Forum 29-31 October live from your computer! My blog from day one is also at the end of this programming information! On 29-31 October REPSSI, in collaboration with the African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN), will be hosting…

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Key child protection meetings Oct 2013

  The Child Protection Working Group Annual meeting 29 Oct.-2 Nov. in Geneva, Switzerland The Child Protection Working Group (CPWG) is the coordination point for child protection actors at the global level. It is the mechanism through which child protection in emergencies is coordinated within the inter-agency humanitarian system. Coordinated…

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Child protection in 2 urban slums in kenya

Urban Slums in Mombasa: Learning About Community-Based Child Protection Mechanisms We had technical difficulties during the webinar and had to close the session! We are so sorry about this but will keep you posted on what we will do next regarding this session. In the meantime please do download the…

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Regional Psychosocial Support Forum 2013

The Regional Psychosocial Support Forum 2013 will take place from 29 to 31 October 2013 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya Following the success of the 2011 Regional Psychosocial Support Forum held in Johannesburg, South Africa, REPSSI is pleased to announce the 2013 edition of the Regional Psychosocial…

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