Community-based protection and mental health and psychosocial support

Published: 2017
Author: UNHCR

A report by UNHCR which seeks to help community-based protection actors and MHPSS practitioners understand the implications of their work for one another’s field of expertise including how they can collectively contribute to the wellbeing and protection of people affected by forced displacement.

The impact of protection interventions on unaccompanied and separated children in humanitarian crises – Evidence brief

Published: 2017
Author: Williamson, K., Gupta, P., Gillespie, L.A., Shannon, H. and Landis, D. for Oxfam GB

The evidence brief of an independent systematic review, commissioned by the Humanitarian Evidence Programme which identifies, synthesizes and evaluates existing evidence of the impact of protection interventions.

Summary of studies undertaken on community based child protection mechanisms 2009-2014

Published: 2014
Author: Community Child Protection Exchange

A short round up of studies undertaken since the publication of the 2009 review “What are we learning about community based child protection mechanisms?” All the studies are hyperlinked.

Children And AIDS: Compendium of abstracts presented at the 17th ICASA

Published: 2013
Author: UNICEF

Children And AIDS: Compendium of abstracts presented at the 17th ICASA

Communiqué de presse: Des Activistes des Droits de l’Enfant lancent un Appel à l’Afrique pour renforcer les Systèmes de Protection de l’Enfance

Published: 2013
Author: The African Child Policy Forum; African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect; Environnement et Développement du Tiers-monde; International Social Service; Mouvement Africain des Enfants et Jeunes Travailleurs; Plan International; Regional Inter-agency Task Team on Children and AIDS; Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative; Save the Children; SOS Children’s Villages International; Terre des hommes; UNICEF; et World Vision..

Addis Ababa, 6 Novembre 2013 – Treize agences travaillant en Afrique ont lancé une Déclaration Conjointe qui appelle les gouvernements africains à renforcer leurs systèmes de protection de l’enfance afin de garantir à chaque enfant, le droit à une vie sans violence, abus, exploitation et maltraitance dans les contextes d’urgence et de non-urgence.

Community Child Protection Exchange Roadmap to ICASA 2013

Published: 2013
Author: Child Protection Forum

Use this roadmap to navigate ICASA and access the most relevant sessions, posters and other events concerning children, child protection, community action, child protection and health systems strengthening and HIV and AIDS.

Community Child Protection Exchange: Six things to know about it and why you should join

Published: 2013
Author: The community child protection exchange

A two-page brief about the Community Child Protection Exchange

Community Partnerships for Child Protection in Africa

Published: 2013
Author: REPSSI, ANPPCAN and USAID Health Care Improvement Project

A brief outlining a REPSSI, ANPPCAN and USAID Health Care Improvement Project plan and bottom-up community of learning on child and family protection systems.

PRESS RELEASE: Child Rights Advocates Call on Africa to Strengthen Child Protection Systems

Published: 2013
Author: African Child Policy Forum; African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect; Environnement et Développement du Tiers-monde; International Social Service; Mouvement Africain des Enfants et Jeunes Travailleurs; Plan International; Regional Inter-agency Task Team on Children and AIDS; Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative; Save the Children; SOS Children’s Villages International; Terre des hommes; UNICEF; and World Vision..

Addis Ababa, 6th November 2013 – Thirteen agencies working in Africa have issued a Joint Statement calling on African governments to strengthen their child protection systems to secure the right of children to a life free from violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect in both emergency and non-emergency settings.

Comparative analysis of community based child protection mechanisms supported by Plan in Asia – child friendly summary report

Published: 2012
Author: Plan International

This report provides a child-friendly summary of Plan’s comparative analysis of community based child protection mechanisms.

Policy Brief: Pathways from parental AIDS to psychological, educational and HIV risks for children

Published: 2012
Author: Cluver, L, Orkin, M, Boyes, M, Sherr, L, Makhasi, D, Nikelo, J.

A brief demonstrating how parental AIDS-illness and death have severe negative impacts on children, and why AIDS in particular has these effects.

Summary: Learning about children in urban slums

Published: 2012
Author: Principal Investigator, Mike Wessells, Columbia Group for Children in Adversity

A rapid ethnographic study in two urban slums in Mombasa, Kenya, of community-based child protection mechanisms and their links with the national child protection systems. This is a four-page overview of the results of this study.

Policy and programming resource guide for child protection systems strengthening in sub-Saharan Africa- a resource guide

Published: 2010
Author: Interagency working group on child protection systems in sub-Saharan Africa

This Resource Guide is intended to provide practical tools and resources for two related groups of stakeholder users: Country level policy and decision makers and international and country level partners who are providing technical assistance and/or funding aimed at system strengthening.