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

Posted By: • August 2nd, 2018

Since 2015, the RISE Learning Network has been promoting and facilitating 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.  Read More

Introducing the Guidelines on Children’s Reintegration

Posted By: • September 7th, 2016

Reuniting with Families as First Priority 
The Inter agency group on Children’s Reintegration just launched the Guidelines on Children’s Reintegration which are intended to help governments, donors, NGOs, faith-based organisations and practitioners to pursue reintegration as the primary response in cases of separated children. Read More

Estudio sobre Abuso Sexual de Varones

Contributed by a member of the RISE Community • November 13th, 2018

Este estudio preliminar inicial sobre la violencia sexual que afecta a los niños varones intenta comprender
la base de conocimiento existente sobre los factores que motivan la violencia sexual que afecta a los niños
varones y la práctica de intervención existente en esta área. Es la primera etapa de un proyecto más
amplio y está diseñado para brindar información para el trabajo planificado futuro de las organizaciones
miembro de Family for Every Child, para comprender la forma en que las normas sociales relacionadas
con el género afectan la forma en que brindamos atención a los niños varones afectados por la violencia
sexual y para identificar qué es lo que las organizaciones similares están haciendo para garantizar
que los niños varones afectados por la violencia sexual se recuperen totalmente y crezcan en familias
permanentes, que brindan seguridad y afecto, con un cuidado alternativo de calidad, si es necesario. Read More

Guidance on ethical considerations in planning and reviewing research studies on sexual and reproductive health in adolescents.

Contributed by a member of the RISE Community • October 31st, 2018

This document is intended to address commonly occurring situations and challenges that one faces in carrying out research with adolescents (people aged 10–19 years), the majority of whom are deemed not to have reached the recognized age of majority in their respective settings. To this end, adolescents aged 18 and 19 years are classified as adults in many settings and have the legal capacity to make autonomous decisions regarding their participation in research. In this document, the term “children” refers to people below the age of 18 years, and the term “minor adolescents” refers specifically to people aged 10–18 years. Read More

Adolescent Research Briefs

Contributed by a member of the RISE Community • August 13th, 2018

The world is home to 1.2 billion adolescents: the largest cohort of this age-group in history. Adolescence is a critical period of cognitive, emotional, physical and sexual development with consequences that stretch far into adulthood. The period also provides a second “window of opportunity” to build on early investments, promote positive behaviours, and offer a second chance to those who fared less well in early childhood. Read More

INSPIRE Handbook Action for implementing the seven strategies for ending violence against children

Posted By: • July 30th, 2018

In July 2016, 10 agencies with a long history of working to prevent and respond to violence launched INSPIRE: Seven strategies for ending violence against children — a technical package of “selected strategies based on the best available evidence to help countries and communities intensify their focus on the prevention programmes and services with
the greatest potential to reduce violence against children1.” Read More

Breaking the Cycle: An Action Guide on the Prevention of Gender-based Violence

Posted By: • July 30th, 2018

Launched in 2017, Breaking the Cycle is a project that aims at building capacity in the field of youth, increasing the capacity of organizations working in the area of gender-based violence (GBV) by responding to the need for specific, innovative methods and programs to work with youth in preventing and resisting gender-based violence. The project is intended to build, initiate, and strengthen new and existing programs combating GBV in different parts of the globe, and to provide tools for working with young people. Read More

Webinar on Resilience: from Research to Practice

Posted By: • April 10th, 2018

Building with Bamboo presented their shared learning panel, Resilience: from Research to Practice, on Wednesday 28 March 2018.  16 practitioners and researchers participated at the webinar, they had the opportunity to learn about the latest lessons and challenges experienced by Resilience Champions during the learning and innovation cycle 3, and also, to further discuss resilience in street-connected children. Please find here the webinar recording. Read More

Webinar on Case Management (Recording)

Contributed by a member of the RISE Community • March 25th, 2018

Case management provides a framework for the professional management of child protection projects. It is important that individuals implementing a case management system are well supported and understand it fully. Case management is an important resource in providing the highest quality service to vulnerable children in very challenging circumstances. Read More

Children First: An Initial Exploration of Sexually Harmful Behaviours Among Cambodian Children

Contributed by a member of the RISE Community • February 3rd, 2018

First Step Cambodia recently launched its research on ‘Sexually harmful behaviours among Cambodian children’. Yaim Chamreun, the Executive Director of First Step Cambodia: “Abusive or harmful sexual behaviours among children is a significant problem within many families, institutions and communities across the country. This 3-year project has helped to raise awareness of the issues and support the capacity building of social workers.” Read More