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Published Oct. 11, 2011 2:46 PM

On the basis of field experiences and research, stakeholders, social sciences researchers and jurists will discuss on the way in which children rights are currently shaping childhood and children in Southern societies. This workshop will take place on Friday 25 November at the University of Liege.

Published Oct. 10, 2011 1:29 PM

Faculty of Social Sciences of the Lomas de Zamora National University in Argentina has established UniCom: “University-Community Relations”  

Published Oct. 3, 2011 12:05 PM

To celebrate the 10th year of the establishment of the Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth at Sheffield University, this conference addresses the theme of diversity in the lives of children and young people. 9th - 11th July 2012, Sheffield, UK  

Deadline for Abstracts: 31st January 2012.

Published Oct. 3, 2011 10:03 AM

UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre has launched ResearchWatch. ResearchWatch will make available thoughtful ideas and analysis on child research and issues, in a digestible, stimulating and bite-size format.  

Published Sep. 22, 2011 9:43 AM

Migration into Ireland is one of the biggest demographic changes to affect Irish society since the famine. This book reports on social relations between migrant and local children and offers a unique perspective on the migration experience. Based on a large scale, intensive study in inner-city Dublin, this book gives us children’s frank and unbiased perspectives on multi-cultural Ireland.  

Published Sep. 21, 2011 8:29 AM

A “Global Summit on Childhood” conference will be held in Washington, DC, March 28-31 2012, presented by the Association of Childhood Education International.

Call for papers deadline: October 15 2011

Published Sep. 21, 2011 7:55 AM

A special issue of Children, Youth and Environments shall examine the interplay between the communities in which children live, the physical parameters of these environments and the nature and incidence of violence experienced by children and young people - that is, the socio-ecological factors which moderate or aggravate violence against children.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: November 30, 2011

Published Sep. 8, 2011 9:41 AM

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Maastricht is looking for a Post-doc candidate to work on a research program on the effects of transnational child-raising arrangements between Ghana and The Netherlands. Maastricht University coordinates the study and collaborates with the University of Ghana . The deadline for submitting an application is September 29, 2011.

Published Aug. 30, 2011 10:16 AM

The Children and Violence Evaluation Challenge Fund aims at reducing violence against children by funding quality evaluations of violence prevention and child protection interventions in low- and middle-income countries. It is a pooled funding initiative by the Bernard van Leer Foundation, Oak Foundation and UBS Optimus Foundation, hosted by Network of European Foundations. The deadline for the concept notes submission is 7 October 2011.

Published Aug. 17, 2011 12:28 PM

The Innocenti Research Centre (IRC) of UNICEF in Florence (Italy) invites young researchers to submit proposals for visiting fellowships ranging from 4 – 6 months in research areas related to UNICEF’s mission and to the research agenda of the IRC. When selected, the young researchers will be invited to join the IRC in Florence for a period of 3 to 6 months.

Deadline for submitting the research proposal: 10 September, 2011.

Published July 7, 2011 11:21 AM

Violence against young children is often hidden from view when it takes place in the home and the family. Articles in this issue of Early Childhood Matters explore the need for good data on how many children are affected (the best current guess is somewhere between 133 and 275 million children globally), and for better evidence about what works to tackle violence in the home.

Published July 7, 2011 11:16 AM

The African Child Policy Forum and Defence for Children International are jointly organising an action oriented Global Conference entitled “Deprivation of Children’s Liberty as the Last Re-sort” and aimed at contributing to the improvement of laws, policies, systems and procedures in Child Justice in Africa. The conference will take place in Kampala, Uganda 7th and 8th November 2011.

Published July 1, 2011 8:53 AM

UNICEF is seeking applications from qualified candidates to support the work of the Technical Working Group on Data Collection on Violence against Children of the Child Protection Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group.

The application deadline is 15 July 2011 .

Published June 21, 2011 12:48 PM

The Annual Report 2010 highlights UNICEF’s contributions to achieving the MDGs in 2010 by providing assistance towards improving children’s health, expanding access to quality education and protecting children’s rights in more than 150 countries and territories, including in places of crisis.