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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.

Published Nov. 12, 2013 3:58 PM

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 Nov. 12, 2013 10:58 AM

MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY IN CHILDHOOD STUDIES, NORWEGIAN CENTRE FOR CHILD RESEARCH, NTNU - APPLICATION DEADLINES. The programme is open to both international and Norwegian students. The approach is multi-disciplinary, with particular emphasis on perspectives drawn from disciplines such as anthropology, sociology, geography, and history.

Published Nov. 7, 2013 12:33 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. 7, 2013 11:15 AM

The latest from research and practice on caring for children and young people affected by sexual exploitation and trafficking across the globe. This bulletin includes reports on Global learning on family reintegration in low and lower-middle income countries, research on factors surrounding the family reintegration of street girls in Kinshasa, DRC and ethical principles for the re/integration of trafficked persons - Experiences from the Balkans

Published Nov. 6, 2013 1:01 PM

The Ethical Research Involving Children Project is intended to provide both guidance and a forum for discussion offering help and solutions. It encourages greater consideration of ethical issues as part of a reflective process between researchers and children. UNICEF has created an animated video to the project.  

Published Oct. 24, 2013 12:25 PM

HREA offers self-directed e-courses, tutored e-learning courses and training workshops for human rights defenders and educators, development and humanitarian workers, staff members of social justice organisations, international and inter-governmental organisations, law enforcement officials and legal and media professionals.

Published Oct. 24, 2013 11:52 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. 22, 2013 1:36 PM

Due to an opening created by a 12 month sabbatical taken by the current ECPAT International Head of Research and Policy, the ECPAT International Secretariat is searching for an experienced and dynamic academic who would value the opportunity to lead, develop and implement more scientific and evidence-based research related to the commercial sexual exploitation of children globally.

Published Oct. 21, 2013 1:25 PM

A new 10-member Board for Childwatch has been elected by Childwatch Key Institutions for a three year term. The new board’s membership reflects the global reach of Childwatch and the broad range of expertise within the Child Research community.

Published Oct. 15, 2013 7:35 PM

The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) website is constantly evolving, most recently adding a section called About the Recommendation for Investing in Children. Visitors to the EPIC Practices that Work section can now view all practices included in the section assigned different policy categories according to those which they align most soundly with. This provides website users with a new way to browse for practices.