Being Heard Webinar

Contributed by a member of the RISE Community • December 5th, 2017

Involving children and young people in participatory research on sexual violence – challenges and approaches
In collaboration with the  International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking’ (IC), University of Bedfordshire (one of the RISE implementing partners) and the What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls programme, the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) hosted a joint webinar to share emerging findings from a scoping which was undertaken to review international evidence on youth engagement in participatory research on sexual violence. Read More

RISE Learning Project on the Monitoring & Evaluation of Reintegration of Children and Adolescents – Consolidated Mid-Term Report for Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Posted By: • July 31st, 2017

Launched in 2015, the RISE Learning Network aims to promote and facilitate learning on Recovery and Reintegration (R&R) approaches that improve outcomes for children and adolescents affected by sexual exploitation (CSE) in three focus regions – Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Central Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. Through corresponding regional hubs, RISE network members participate in various learning activities based on identified priority issues in the three regions. A major aspect of RISE is the implementation of three learning projects with the objective of capturing and generating learning at the grassroots level in a practical manner. Read More

Guide on Addressing Problematic Sexual Behavior and Abusive Practices

Contributed by a member of the RISE Community • April 28th, 2017

This document is the result of the strategic alliance between the NGO Paicabi, RISE member in Chile and SOS Children’s Villages whose purpose is to approach and prevent abusive sexual practices or behaviors. The author of the guide is Francisco Romero, with the support of Nelly Navarro and María Inés Meyer. Read More

INSPIRE: Seven Strategies for Ending Violence Against Children

Posted By: • April 28th, 2017

Up to one billion children in the world are estimated to have experienced physical, sexual, or psychological violence in the past year. INSPIRE is a technical package for those committed to preventing and responding to violence against children and adolescents. The package is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Read More

Resettlement as a Protection Tool for Refugee Children

Contributed by a member of the RISE Community • March 26th, 2017

Globally, nearly 100,000 – or slightly less than 1% – of all refugee and asylum-seeking children are separated from their families. Children in this situation are at risk of multiple violations and harmful practices such as child labor and early marriage. This article explores the need to ensure that new and existing initiatives to resettle refugee children at risk, including unaccompanied children, are better able to serve their unique protection needs in today’s global context. Read More

Experiences of Peer Bullying among Adolescents and Associated Effects on Young Adult Outcomes: Longitudinal Evidence from Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam

Posted By: • February 28th, 2017

Being bullied has been found to have a significant impact on children’s physical and mental health, psychosocial well-being and educational performance, with lasting effects into adulthood on health, well-being and lifetime earnings. Little is known about bullying in low- and middle-income countries, however. Read More

Participación de Niños, Niñas y Jóvenes en Monitoreo y Evaluación

Posted By: • January 29th, 2017

En este breve video, Lopa Bhattacharjee, Coordinadora de Proyectos de la Red de Aprendizaje RISE, nos presenta una introducción a la participación de niños, niñas y jóvenes en el monitoreo y la evaluación, extraído del Compendio de RISE sobre Herramientas de Monitoreo y Evaluación de la Reintegración. Read More

Comités de Protección de Niños, Niñas y Adolescentes en la India

Posted By: • January 29th, 2017

Deep Savarni, Fundador y Director de Praajak Development Society comparte su experiencia en la creación de Comités de Niños, Niñas y Adolescentes como un medio para lograr la participación efectiva de los niños, niñas y adolescentes en el monitoreo de los servicios brindados por los hogares administrados por el gobierno en la India. Read More