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Published Aug. 9, 2013 7:38 PM

Author: Carl Conradi. Publisher: The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative.  This new research report aims to; provide an overview of existing literature on child trafficking and child soldiering; identify potential linkages between the two bodies of knowledge; and illustrate the spectrum of trafficking-related vulnerabilities that child soldiers may face before, during and after armed conflict.

Published Aug. 9, 2013 2:42 PM

This edition of the International Panel on Juvenile Justice (IPJJ) Newsletter announces that IPJJ database now includes films and videos as well as the wide array of tools and resources in the area of justice for children, from UN reports to experts’ opinions, from meeting outcomes to planning tools. The newsletter's focus is the High level Conference on Justice for Children in Europe and Central Asia.

Published July 29, 2013 1:02 PM

The Child Adoption Network – East Africa is pleased to announce the First Child Adoption Conference in East Africa that will bring together scholars, Government ministries, policy makers, childcare and child protection personnel, the legal fraternity, adoption service personnel, parents, adoptees and other adoption stakeholders. The theme of the conference will be “East African families for East Africa’s children.”

Published July 26, 2013 3:47 PM

The University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration (SSA) invites applications for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor ranks. Preference will be given to applications that are received by December 15, 2013. Review will continue until positions are filled or when the search for this academic year closes, February 1, 2014.

Published July 26, 2013 3:08 PM

Second issue of the Lancet's new Journal Global Health is out now. Read here the table of contents and access all articles free. Included is also the parallel blog site to view and join discussions on items published in The Lancet Global Health and to read and comment on blogs from leading figures in global health.

Published July 25, 2013 12:57 PM

The main aim of the conference is to promote wide recognition of children’s agency, empowerment and influence on their own lives, their families and communities and the society as a whole. Children are fully fledged citizens with a voice of their own, not mere recipients or passive dependents of decisions made by others on their behalf. Nov 13-15, 2013 - Milan, Italy

Published July 19, 2013 10:57 AM

Three videos of conference plenary speakers sharing about their inequalities research are now available to view on YouTube. The plenary speakers were interviewed about their research papers during the Inequalities in Children’s Outcomes in Developing Countries conference conference, hosted by Young Lives at the University of Oxford, 8–9 July 2013.

Published July 18, 2013 4:56 PM

The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) has recently developed a Position Paper: Towards an African Position on Children and the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The Paper is the outcome of a review of ACPF’s extensive research on child rights and wellbeing in Africa over the past decade. The Position Paper is complemented by a Situational Analysis of Children in Africa, entitled Africa's Children and the Post-2015 Development Agenda.