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Below is a list of publications, the majority of which are Childwatch supported or related in a variety of ways. A few, however, are not Childwatch related but have been listed here due to their major research value for the child research comunity in general.

Published Dec. 3, 2015 5:17 PM

This article presents one of the first attempts to assess children’s subjective well-being in a diverse international context, drawing comparisons from eleven countries.

Published Dec. 3, 2015 4:55 PM

This article examines the issue of ethical research involving children and especificaly encourage reflexive engagement in research with children and young people.  

Published May 13, 2015 8:00 PM

New book edited by Anne B. Smith from series Studies in Childhood and Youth. Palgrave

Published Jan. 14, 2014 2:48 PM

CHI’s global report, Voices of Children and Young People, was released on the Universal Children’s Day at the United National Conference Building in New York in close coordination with the UNSRSG on VAC, Ms Marta Santos Pais and UNICEF Child Protection Division New York. The data publications were launched at the Global Launch and Policy Dialogue in New York on November 20 and at  Regional Policy Dialogues in Europe, Americas and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and North Africa.

Published Nov. 15, 2013 3:42 PM

The Childwatch International Research Network disseminates every month an online newsletter with the latest news on child research; publications, news, conferences, events, including the latest news from our Key Institutions. 

Childwatch International links local, regional and national research efforts to an international research based knowledge, practice and policy on children’s issues. If you have any information regarding child research you would like added to our newsletter, please send us an email: childwatch@uio.no with the subject: Newsletter item.

Published Nov. 13, 2013 1:21 PM

The 8th UNESCO Youth Forum came to a close on Thursday 31 October, in Paris, with the adoption of 10 strategic recommendations for future youth action and the selection of 15 Action Projects to receive the Youth Forum label, which are to be put into action by young people from across the world.

Published Nov. 13, 2013 12:57 PM

The Global Online Counter Child Trafficking Conference which concluded on 18th October brought together the global Counter Child Trafficking community to connect, share and learn from what works on the frontline in a free and accessible format through the use of technology. Videos from the conference are now available online.

Published Nov. 13, 2013 11:04 AM

New international report published by the Rees Centre at the University of Oxford. Authors: Luke Nikki, Sebba Judy, Höjer Ingrid. This review of the international research on the impact of fostering on foster carers’ children was undertaken in order to identify the ways in which carers’ children might be more effectively prepared and supported when their families are fostering.

Published Oct. 24, 2013 11:58 AM

In its new issue the Eldis Development Reporter presents: Nutritional status in northern Nigeria, prevalence and determinants: a review of evidence which outlines the approach, key findings and conclusions of a review of literature, written by Richard Longhurst and Alex Cornelius, on the prevalence and determinants of child and maternal undernutrition in northern Nigeria, and direct and indirect interventions to tackle undernutrition, globally and in Nigeria, undertaken in 2012. 

Published Oct. 15, 2013 7:41 PM

The Childwatch International Research Network disseminates every month an online newsletter with the latest news on child research; publications, news, conferences, events, including the latest news from our Key Institutions. 

Childwatch International links local, regional and national research efforts to an international research based knowledge, practice and policy on children’s issues. If you have any information regarding child research you would like added to our newsletter, please send us an email: childwatch@uio.no with the subject: Newsletter item.

Published Oct. 15, 2013 2:26 PM

On the 16th and 17th of September a series of Latin American conferences and seminars on Quality of Life in Latin America and the Caribbean organised by Uni-Com at Faculty of Social Sciences at the Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora took place. Read about the event here

Published Oct. 15, 2013 2:24 PM

In September,  a three-day International Conference Children and Youth Affected by Armed Conflict took place in Kampala, Uganda.  The participants of the Conference reflected on a decade of rehabilitation and reintegration processes for children and youth affected by armed conflict.

Published Oct. 15, 2013 1:57 PM

In November 2012, more than 130 policymakers, academics, practitioners and other experts committed to CP systems and coming from 50 countries met in New Delhi over four days for a major conference entitled “A Better Way to Protect ALL Children: The Theory and Practice of Child Protection Systems.” This conference was co-hosted by four organisations – UNICEF, UNHCR, Save the Children and World Vision. Read conference report here.

Published Oct. 15, 2013 1:55 PM

CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research at McMaster University publishes thought pieces which reflect on different topics related to childhood disability research. In this Reflections On... piece, Dr. Peter Rosenbaum proposes an approach to developmental disability in which professionals focus their attention on child development as the primary guiding principle by which to offer advice, intervention, and counseling to parents.

Published Oct. 15, 2013 12:49 PM

This article examines the association between formal education, social mobility and children migrating for school in Ethiopia, India (Andhra Pradesh), Peru and Vietnam and draws on data from Young Lives, a longitudinal study of childhood poverty and schooling.

Published Oct. 7, 2013 4:04 PM

This report issued in September by the Child Protection Working Group (CPWG) presents the main findings of an interagency child protection assessment for Syria, covering the period February- May 2013.  A remote data collection methodology was used as well as a desk review component which took into account the findings of other processes monitoring child protection issues inside the country.

Published Sep. 23, 2013 4:01 PM

This publication gathers presentations from the second regional conference in Latin America and the Caribbean (2004), gathering presentations from the research and the NGO community in discussions of challeges facing the children and young people of the region.  

Published Sep. 23, 2013 3:58 PM

RIZZINI, Irene, ZAMORA, Maria Helena e FLETES, Ricardo (orgs). Rio de Janeiro: Editora PUC Loyola, 2004.

Published Sep. 17, 2013 4:17 PM

Norma del Rio from Research Program on Infancy and Childhood, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana  and Irene Rizzini from The International Center for Research and Policy on Childhood (CIESPI), both from Childwatch Key Institutions, have co-authored a new book, along with Maria de los Angeles Torres from the University of Illinois at Chicago, about the dedicated youth civic engagement and leadership in Chicago, Mexico City, and Rio de Janeiro.

Published Sep. 11, 2013 4:23 PM

The Childwatch International Research Network disseminates every month an online newsletter with the latest news on child research; publications, news, conferences, events, including the latest news from our Key Institutions. 

Childwatch International links local, regional and national research efforts to an international research based knowledge, practice and policy on children’s issues. If you have any information regarding child research you would like added to our newsletter, please send us an email: childwatch@uio.no with the subject: Newsletter item.

Published Sep. 11, 2013 12:05 PM

The Rees Centre has published an international literature review of instruments used within foster carer selection. The review looks at questionnaires, evidence-gathering forms and supplementary instruments that have been used as part of the selection process, and evaluates the available evidence on their efficacy in predicting positive care outcomes. Authors: Nikki Luke and Judy Sebba.

Published Aug. 21, 2013 2:35 PM

New book by authors: Keith Robinson and Angel Harris. Published by Harvard University Press. Available 12/09/2013 - Published January 2014. The study’s surprising discovery is that no clear connection exists between parental involvement and improved student performance.

Published Aug. 20, 2013 3:31 PM

Authors: Corbett, H. and Mehta, L. - Institute of Development Studies Policy Briefing 38 - Publisher IDS. This policy briefing, part of the special MDG series, examines how a post 2015 framework can help ensure women and girls rights to water and sanitation.

Published Aug. 13, 2013 12:34 PM

Plos.org highlights specific topics in its collections of articles. As with all of their content, all material within collections is published under a Creative Commons Attribution License; hence users can, with attribution, download, print, or reuse in any way either individual articles or entire collections. There are over 50 collections to date.

Published Aug. 13, 2013 12:05 PM

New research article. Authors: Kato-Shimizu M, Onishi K, Kanazawa T, Hinobayashi T (2013) Preschool Children’s Behavioral Tendency toward Social Indirect Reciprocity. PLoS ONE 8(8): e70915. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070915.

This is an open access article.