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Second webinar of five from the Maplecroft Webinar Series. During the presentation, Maplecroft CEO, Alyson Warhurst, Human Rights Analyst Marilu Gresens, and Maps and Indices Researcher Pippa Bown, will highlight obstacles faced by adolescent girls globally, using the maps and data available on the Girls Discovered website
Author: Carl Conradi. Publisher: The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative. This new research report aims to; provide an overview of existing literature on child trafficking and child soldiering; identify potential linkages between the two bodies of knowledge; and illustrate the spectrum of trafficking-related vulnerabilities that child soldiers may face before, during and after armed conflict.
This timely international symposium provides an invaluable opportunity to discuss how to tackle the problem of young runaways and missing children in Europe. The symposium will examine how to improve child protection across the EU and explore innovative methods of collaboration between Member States. Time and place: Oct 2, 2013, NH Hotel du Grand Sablon, Brussels
This edition of the International Panel on Juvenile Justice (IPJJ) Newsletter announces that IPJJ database now includes films and videos as well as the wide array of tools and resources in the area of justice for children, from UN reports to experts’ opinions, from meeting outcomes to planning tools. The newsletter's focus is the High level Conference on Justice for Children in Europe and Central Asia.
To mark Playday 2013 (August 7) the publisher Routledge has released a collection of recent articles that focus on the importance of space and the play environment. Articles in the collection are free to download until 31 August 2013
Council on Health Research and Development (COHED) has published a guidance document: Where there is no lawyer - Guidance for fairer contract negotiation in collaborative research partnerships.
Eurochild’s annual conference in 2013 is dedicated to the theme: Building an inclusive Europe - the contribution of children’s participation. Eurochild is hiring a consultant to draft the AC2013 background paper. Deadline for submission is 22 August 2013.
New Innocenti working paper by co-author(s): Dimaya, Roland; Oh, Soojin S.; Ponguta, Liliana A.; Seder, Richard C.; Van Ravens, Jan; Rebello Britto, Pia and Yoshikawa, Hirokazu;
Equity for Children has a series of interviews called EFC Talks. In the latest interview EFC speaks to Jessica Espey, Senior Research and Policy Advisor at Save the Children UK.
An international peer network for policymakers engaged in implementing multidimensional poverty measures. Read the report: ‘Measuring Multidimensional Poverty: Insights from Around the World‘ using the Alkire Foster methodology and watch the videos of the network launch.
This seminar is hosted by Red Latinoamericana de Acogimiento Familiar - Relaf and supported by Unicef. 3rd and 4th October 2013. Guanajuato, Mexico. Registration and call for abstracts now open.
The Child Adoption Network – East Africa is pleased to announce the First Child Adoption Conference in East Africa that will bring together scholars, Government ministries, policy makers, childcare and child protection personnel, the legal fraternity, adoption service personnel, parents, adoptees and other adoption stakeholders. The theme of the conference will be “East African families for East Africa’s children.”
This global research project seeks to explore the concept of genuine ‘engagement’ within the overarching framework of ‘creativity’. Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014- Prague, Czech Republic
Deadline for Abstracts: Friday 11th October 2013
Please note the II UNI-COM LATINAMERICAN CONFERENCE: "QUALITY OF LIFE IN LATIN AMERICA" will now take place on the 16th and 17th of September 2013.
The University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration (SSA) invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor ranks. Preference will be given to applications that are received by December 15, 2013. Review will continue until positions are filled or when the search for this academic year closes, February 1, 2014.
Second issue of the Lancet's new Journal Global Health is out now. Read here the table of contents and access all articles free. Included is also the parallel blog site to view and join discussions on items published in The Lancet Global Health and to read and comment on blogs from leading figures in global health.
Eldis has joined forces with IDS and global partners to support a collaborative research programme - "Influencing Policies to Support the Empowerment of Women and Girls" - by creating Eldis Interactions - a new online resource featuring real-time research and analysis from the programme.
Equity for Children has launched a new long-term project entitled, 'Approaches to Equity'. The results of this project will gradually be published on the EFC website starting in July 2013. 'Approaches to Equity' aims to push forward the important agenda of children's rights and equity, especially in light of the post-2015 Millennium Development Goals agenda.
The main aim of the conference is to promote wide recognition of children’s agency, empowerment and influence on their own lives, their families and communities and the society as a whole. Children are fully fledged citizens with a voice of their own, not mere recipients or passive dependents of decisions made by others on their behalf. Nov 13-15, 2013 - Milan, Italy
A new report from UNICEF analyses prevalence and trends in female genital mutilation/cutting in 29 countries. Drawing on data from more than 70 nationally representative surveys over a 20-year period, the report finds that the practice has declined in a number of countries. Other important changes are under way
The deaths of 22 children in Bihar after eating poisoned school meals has launched a wave of discussion in India. Young Lives has published a number of research papers and briefs on the impact of the Midday Meal Scheme.
Three videos of conference plenary speakers sharing about their inequalities research are now available to view on YouTube. The plenary speakers were interviewed about their research papers during the Inequalities in Children’s Outcomes in Developing Countries conference conference, hosted by Young Lives at the University of Oxford, 8–9 July 2013.
A conference on inequalities in children’s outcomes was hosted by Young Lives at the University of Oxford on 8 and 9 July 2013. The conference brought together researchers who use longitudinal data to investigate the different influences on children’s outcomes from all around the world.
The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) has recently developed a Position Paper: Towards an African Position on Children and the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The Paper is the outcome of a review of ACPF’s extensive research on child rights and wellbeing in Africa over the past decade. The Position Paper is complemented by a Situational Analysis of Children in Africa, entitled Africa's Children and the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
This conversation is an opportunity for practitioners and researchers involved or interested in the power of persuasion tactics to share their experiences, questions, challenges and ideas. From August 19 to 23, 2013