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Childwatch International Newsletter - July 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:


  • Building Adult Capabilities to Improve Child Outcomes: A Theory of Change. This 5-minute video depicts a theory of change from the Frontiers of Innovation community for achieving breakthrough outcomes for vulnerable children and families. It describes the need to focus on building the capabilities of caregivers and strengthening the communities that together form the environment of relationships essential to children’s lifelong learning, health, and behavior. Read more...


Calls for Abstracts/Papers/Proposals:


  • Call for Abstracts: 19th National Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect. The Children’s Bureau’s Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) is pleased to announce the 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. The conference theme is Making Meaningful Connections.  It will also celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) at the Conference. Submission Deadline: August 5 2013. Time and place: Apr 29, 2014 - May 2, 2014, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, USA. Read more...





Online Debates and Events




Research Reports:


Academic Articles:


  • Maternal and Child Nutrition: The New Lancet Series. Five years ago, the launch of the Maternal and Child Undernutrution Series of The Lancet launched a global effort to put nutrition on the global agenda. 2013 has seen a series global and national actions taking place to address human nutrition and child health. This current Lancet Series re-evalates the national progress in nutrition programmes and international efforts toward previous recommendations. Read more...


Journal and Bulletins:

  • Announcing the launch of The Lancet Global Health. The Lancet has long been a champion of global health research and the new online only journal follows this tradition by publishing high-quality original research, commentary, correspondence and blogs with direct relevance to practitioners and communities in low- and middle-income countries. Read more...


  • European Evaluation Society Newsletter - June 2013 - Evaluation Connections. The goal of the European Evaluation Society is to stimulate and promote theory, practice, and utilization of high quality evaluation especially, but not exclusively, within Europe. This goal is obtained by bringing together academics and practitioners from all over Europe and from different professional sectors, thus creating a forum where all participants can benefit from the co-operation and bridge building opportunities of the EES. Read more...
  • Inclusive Growth Bulletin – June/July 2013: The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth regularly produces a newsletter  comprising a list of all our recent publications  and highlighting what is happening on Inclusive Growth around the world. Read More


Working Papers:




Policy Briefs:

Published July 8, 2013 5:07 PM - Last modified July 8, 2013 6:51 PM