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Published Feb. 11, 2016 7:09 PM

This new book by author Anne B. Smith focuses on research emerging from Children’s Rights and Childhood Studies thinking, which has important  implications for developing policies and practices to improve children’s well being and rights

Published Dec. 1, 2015 7:07 PM

The II Iberoamerican Biennial on Childhoods and Youth, focused on democratic change, social justice and peace building processes will be held on November 2016 in Manizales, Colombia. Registration for workshop is open until 18th December 2015

Published Oct. 26, 2015 5:07 PM

This book provides readers with an in-depth exploration of disability across key areas of hu-man rights, including health, education, employment, accessibility and independent living. It demonstrates how these issues are integral to achieving full and equal participation of disa-bled people in human societies across the life cycle. It includes a chapter on Children and Disabilities.

Published July 28, 2015 8:01 PM

The Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally (iYCG), in partnership with the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences, will conduct an interactive public workshop featuring presentations and discussions that highlight the science and economics of understanding and supporting family and community investments in children and their caregivers using coordinated approaches across the areas of health, education, nutrition, and social protection.  July 27, 2015 - July 29, 2015 (1:00 AM Eastern)

Published July 9, 2015 6:18 PM

KidsRights Index 2014 now available. The KidsRights Index is the global measurement tool launched by the Erasmus University Rotterdam (International Institute of Social Studies and Erasmus School of Economics) that assesses the observance of rights of the child included in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in all countries in the world for which data is available.

Published Feb. 15, 2015 2:08 PM

ISCI 2015 Conference  "From Welfare to Well-being: Child indicators in research, policy and practice" is hosted by Childwatch member the Children´s Institute, University of Capetown, in partnership with the African Child Policy Forum, UNICEF and the Poverty and Inequality Initiative. Abstracts must be between 300 and 500 words. Deadline for abstracts 31 March 2015.


Published Feb. 14, 2015 5:43 PM

UNICEF- Office of Research launches Impact Evaluation Series of  methodological briefs and instructional videos discussing the pros and cons, ethical concerns and practical issues of designs and methods of impact evaluation.

Published Jan. 14, 2014 7:09 PM

The Department of Child Law of Leiden University announces its International Conference 25 Years CRC 17-19 November 2014 at Leiden Law School, Leiden University, The Netherlands. International academics and professionals working in the field of children’s rights and related fields are invited to submit abstracts of papers of max. 300 words before the 1st of April 2014.

Published Jan. 14, 2014 2:46 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 Jan. 10, 2014 2:47 PM

The 'Our Voices' project is coordinated by the International Centre: researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking at the University of Bedfordshire in the UK. It is a three-year, pan-European initiative funded by the Oak Foundation, the University of Bedfordshire and other supporters.

Published Nov. 25, 2013 12:45 PM

On the 18th November the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)  launched the “African Report on Child Wellbeing 2013: Towards Greater Accountability to Africa’s Children”, its flagship report on how child-friendly African governments are, with rankings of the Child-Friendliness Index (as developed by ACPF and based on 44 indicators) for 2013, and as compared to 2008. It also held a Panel discussion with its partners about its past and future.

Published Nov. 15, 2013 12:43 PM

On Tuesday 19 November, The World We Want Platform will host its fifth interactive session  of its Peoples' Voices Series - "Children and the Post-2015 Agenda". In this event, panelists will explore how children's issues and voices should feature in post-2015 agenda.

When: 2:30-4:00 pm EDT Where: UNICEF House (Danny Kaye Visitor's Centre) 3 UN Plaza, New York, New York, USA Webcast:

Published Nov. 15, 2013 12:13 PM

Childwatch Key Institution, El Programa Infancia, invites you to the free colloquium: Childhoods of Southern Mexico at La Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana. Research results will be presented along with publications on the main theme. El Programa Infancia invita al próximo coloquio gratuito "Infancias del Sur de México" donde se presentarán los resultados de investigaciones y varios libros sobre el tema.

Published Nov. 13, 2013 1:19 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 12:34 PM

Important progress has been made in deepening the understanding of violence against children. More has been learnt as well when it comes to solutions to the problem and what can be done to address it. And yet, violence against children still lacks traction on the public policy agenda and responses are not always effective. Why and what can be done? Online debate & commentaries.