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Childwatch International Newsletter - August 2013 Issue

The Childwatch International Research Network disseminates every month an online newsletter with the latest news on child research; publications, news, conferences, events, including the latest news from our Key Institutions. 

Childwatch International links local, regional and national research efforts to an international research based knowledge, practice and policy on children’s issues. If you have any information regarding child research you would like added to our newsletter, please send us an email: with the subject: Newsletter item.

Items of Interest:


New Research Projects, Guides and Tools:

Calls for Abstracts/Papers/Proposals:

  • Call for Abstracts: The First Adoption Conference in East Africa.  The Child Adoption Network – East Africa is pleased to announce this 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.” Read more...


Online Debates and Events



Research Reports:

Academic Articles:

Journal and Bulletins:

  • The Lancet Global Health Vol.1 No.2. 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. Read more...
  • International Panel on Juvenile Justice (IPJJ) newsletter July. 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. Read more...
  • Early Childhood Development Virtual University (ECDVU) Latest News. The latest issue of the Early Childhood Development Virtual University (ECDVU) newsletter highlights efforts that are underway to better support the work of African ECD Scholars. It provides a brief update of the ECD Scholars Workshop held in Johannesburg in February as well as other reports of advancing ECD research in Africa. Read more...

Working Papers:

Policy Briefs:

Conference Proceedings

  • Inequalities research videos now available on YouTube 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. Read more...


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