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Published Sep. 12, 2012 11:16 AM

In late fall 2012, the journal Children, Youth and Environments will publish a special issue on the role of physical environments in putting children at risk of violence, in reducing risks of violence, and in creating places of security, refuge and healing. In addition to research articles, the journal carries Field Reports: short articles of about 3,000 words which describe innovative initiatives to improve environments for children and youth—in this case, by reducing risks of violence or creating places of safety and healing. 

Submissions deadline:   October 15, 2012.

Published Oct. 8, 2012 11:06 AM

The Digital Youth Symposium at the Science Gallery, Dublin on November 2nd (9.30 - 4.00pm) will be a major international research and policy event on children and the internet in Ireland. Keynote speakers from research, education and policy fields will debate: ·       Digital opportunities, digital literacy, inclusion and digital safety ·       Public and private sector support for educational and awareness raising initiatives ·       Ensuring digital strategy reflects best interests of children and young people

Published Aug. 1, 2012 11:18 AM

The new edition of Early Childhood Matters, on the subject of Living conditions: The influence on young children's health , explores the links between the living conditions in which children grow up and their health and development. It includes articles on air pollution, accidents, nature and child-friendly cities, and contributions from four continents. You can download the pdf , read on issuu.com or order a free printed copy .

Published Apr. 10, 2013 9:56 PM

SRSG Santos Pais joined high-level Government officials, UNICEF and civil society representatives in a strong call for the inclusion of children protection from violence as a key dimension in the post 2015 development agenda.

Published Mar. 21, 2013 1:21 PM

The interdisciplinary and international character of SRCD is strongly supported through its biennial meetings. Empirical, theoretical, historical, and methodological submissions to the program from investigators around the globe in all disciplines related to the field of child development are welcome. The Society also encourages submissions from students, both graduate and undergraduate.

Published July 16, 2008 3:41 PM

 

The Childwatch Children and the Law project was initiated as a Thematic Group in 2006. In 2007 it set out a project to investigate how children’s rights are respected in laws across different countries who are members of the Childwatch Network.

Published Oct. 27, 2010 2:29 PM

A Regional Training on Research Methodologies was held Nov 22, 2009 - Nov 25, 2009 in Amman, Jordan. Around 20-25 researchers participated in the workshop, from different Arab regions (Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Gulf area, Oman, Yemen) with little expertise and experience in quantitative and/or qualitative research.

Published Sep. 25, 2008 3:20 PM

The Latin American Partnership Program (2001 - 2004) was a cooperation between the Childwatch International Key institutions CENDIF in Venezuela, CIESPI in Brazil and CINDE in Colombia. The Partnership elaborated a common platform for research collaboration on the Latin American continent within the theme of children growing up in contexts of poverty, marginalization and violence.  

Published Mar. 28, 2008 1:36 PM

Children’s Issues Centre: Contact: Jocelyn Diedrichs jocelyn.diedrichs [at] otago.ac.nz For more info http://www.otago.ac.nz/cic/events.php

Published July 23, 2008 6:07 PM

The aim of the conference was to bring together researchers in the field of childhood studies to discuss and debate the outcome of the COST A19 European research network on children's welfare, in the context of other relevant research in the field. NOSEB, Norway is one of the main partners in the network. The conference includes plenary presentations of the main perspectives and results of COST A19 including An-Magritt Jensen (chair), Helmut Wintersberger, Helga Zeiher and Jens Qvortrup. Invited keynote speakers include Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Allison James and Jaap E. Doek. More information

Published July 25, 2012 1:14 PM

The overall goal of the resource pack is to contribute to strengthen the evidence base of child protection through clear and practical guidance for improved planning, monitoring and evaluation practices and documentation of good practices and lessons learned, in line with the main approaches in UNICEF’s Child Protection Strategy (2008) and with the re-focus in UNICEF on monitoring results for equity. For further details >>

Published Jan. 22, 2013 10:29 AM

On 3 December 2012, during the virtual annual meeting of Members of the Child Protection Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group (CP MERG), it was discussed and agreed that to improve collaboration, knowledge exchange and overall functioning of the CP MERG, a part-time Knowledge Management, Networking and Coordination Consultant should be recruited in 2013. Attached are the Terms of Reference (TOR) for this position.

Deadline to apply: Monday 4 February 2013.

Published Sep. 25, 2008 11:12 PM

This study group aimed at exploring the kinds of trouble often associated with young boys and the way this trouble is handled according to discourses of trouble and conflict and discourse of masculinity and about growing up in different parts of the world.

Published June 4, 2012 6:34 PM

This is the portal for the Latin American and Caribbean network for Childwatch. http://envia.xoc.uam.mx/redinvestiga/childwatchla/sitio/index.php

Published Nov. 1, 2010 2:40 PM

A panel on Children's resilience to environmental change , led by Bronwyn Hayward, has been accepted at the international conference Resilience 2011 in Arizona, USA 11-16 March 2011.

Published July 27, 2012 2:23 PM

 The European Society for Prevention Research  will hold its 3rd International Conference and Members’ Meeting: Common risk and protective factors, and the prevention of multiple risk behaviours.  -  The aims are  to highlight the importance of prevention work and promote research on interventions with multiple behavioural and mental health outcomes.

 

 

Published Sep. 25, 2008 3:20 PM

The initiative was first introduced in 2000, to strengthen Palestinian child research community through international cooperation. This was done in several ways, both by consolidating and strengthening the inner structures of the Palestinian research community and by opening up for international information and academic exchange.

Participants in the partnership were The Palestinian Child Research Group (PCRG), including a multi-disciplinary team of researchers and professors from Al Quds University and other institutions, the Norwegian Centre for Child Research (NOSEB) and Norwegian Social Research (NOVA).

Published Feb. 2, 2010 3:07 PM

Thematic groups consist of researchers from different regions that work together to identify and investigate major questions of global significance in the lives of children. Thematic groups link local, regional and national research efforts and academic work to policy and practice. The results of the work in these groups have the potential to improve the international research based knowledge, practice and policy on children’s issues. The Board and the Key Institutions are continually assessing global trends in order to initiate study groups on the most crucial issues.  

Published Feb. 2, 2010 3:11 PM

Through regional networking, the Key Institutions and other organizations are addressing child research issues of specific importance for that particular region. The regional context offers a relevant platform for capacity building and establishing links to national and regional institutions with influence on child rights policies. Childwatch International has established networks in Africa South of Sahara, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and Middle East and North Africa.

Asia and the Pacific  

Central and Eastern Europe

Latin American and the Caribbean

Middle East and Northern Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa

Published June 2, 2008 11:30 AM

Presented by David Ellemor-Collins Contact: Tel 02 66203613 Fax 02 66203243 Email: For more info:ccyp [at] scu.edu.au http://ccyp.scu.edu.au/index.php/68/

Published July 25, 2008 11:39 AM

The Institute of Child Care Research invited interested researchers and practitioners to a conference that focused on the connection between research, research results and the use of these results in child care practice. Key Note addresses were made by Prof. Rob Chaskin from the Chapin Hall Program for Children's Policy Research at the University of Chicago and Celia Atherton OBE, Director at Research in Practice. For more information see www.qub.ac.uk/iccr

Published Jan. 9, 2013 10:59 PM

Equity for Children at The New School and The Fetzer Institute presents the New York movie premiere and Q&A panel discussion of: "WHEN HOME IS THE STREET": The drama of street life for children in Rio de Janeiro and Guadalajara. A film by Theresa Jessouroun.

 

Published Apr. 21, 2009 11:16 AM

Stewart Asquith, highly respected partner, colleague and friend, passed away 13 April. We are very sorry to have lost an important resource to the international academic child rights community and to the Childwatch International Research network.

Published Nov. 9, 2011 10:18 AM

This report provides the results from a comparative international study of the models of children’s participation in family law processes related to post-separation care arrangements.

Published May 24, 2008 6:41 PM