Tanzania: Linking community systems to a national model of child protection
Author: Sian Long, Maestral International
This report describes a child protection system strengthening initiative that was piloted in four districts in Tanzania. The aim of the initiative was to improve the delivery of social and protective services to all children, especially the most vulnerable, with a view towards building an evidence base for an effective child protection model that can be scaled up nationally.
Parenting, Family Care and Adolescence in East and Southern Africa: An evidence-focused literature review
Author: Rachel Bray and Andrew Dawes, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Based on an evidence-focused literature review, this paper examines existing knowledge on raising adolescents in East and Southern African countries, including Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
What are the most effective early response strategies and interventions to assess and address the immediate needs of children outside of family care?
Author: Neil Boothby, Mike Wessells, John Williamson,, Gillian Huebner, Kelly Canter, Eduardo Garcia Rolland, Vesna Kutlesic, Farah Bader, Lena Diaw, Maya Levine, Anita Malley, Kathleen Michels, Sonali Patel, Tanya Rasa, Fred Ssewamala, Vicki Walker
A systematic review of evidence of effective early response strategies for children outside of family care.
Mbinu za kuimarisha mifumo ya ulinzi wa mtoto kuanzia chini kwenda juu mbinu na: Kuangazia watoto, familia na jamii
Author: Mike Wessells
KiSwahili version of “Bottom-up approaches to strengthening child protection systems: Placing children, families, and communities at the center.” This article examines an alternative approach of community-driven, bottom-up work that enables non formal–formal collaboration and alignment, greater use of formal services, internally driven social change, and high levels of community ownership. From the journal: Child Abuse & Neglect
Kwa Wazee’s Impact assessment of Self Defense – the views of the participants
Author: Kwa Wazee
A 2011 evaluation of the Kwa Wazee girl’s self-defence training initiative in Nshamba, Tanzania.