Sub-Saharan Africa

Learning Project 1: Monitoring and Evaluation

Posted By: • October 14th, 2015

The topic for the first learning project is Monitoring and Evaluation of (re)integration practice with children and young people affected by child sexual exploitation. This will build on an earlier project supported by Oak Foundation, Home: the Child Recovery and Reintegration Network , which included an element on monitoring and evaluation. This is a much needed area for practitioners working with children and adolescents affected by child sexual exploitation. Read More

Learning Project 2: Learning from survivors

Posted By: • October 14th, 2015

The topic for the second learning project is expected to be learning from survivors, and their role as peer supporters, experts and advocates in improving practice and policy. This will focus particularly on issues of shame, stigma, acceptance, and community integration – acknowledging rural / urban differences that affect both how help can be delivered, and what young people aspire to, in future work and relationships, and their role in society. Read More

Learning Project 3

Posted By: • October 14th, 2015

The topic for the third learning project will be informed by the outcomes of the second learning project as through listening to survivors’ voices the project will be able to identify the priority area for the third learning project. So far, two key topics that emerged out of the regional mapping exercise, that this third project could cover, were: 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

Webinar on Using the Integration Status Tool for M&E Reintegration

Contributed by a member of the RISE Community • October 24th, 2016

Tim Joel is an economist with an M.A. in Demography. He has more than 7 years of progressive employment and consultancy experience working for international organizations. Mr. Joel’s methodological experience spans experimental survey designs, conventional qualitative content analysis, and statistical analysis. Read More

Webinar on M&E of Reintegration by Jade T-Menson

Posted By: • October 5th, 2016

Considerable attention and resources have been targeted at the reintegration of different groups of children over the years, yet rigorous evaluations of these interventions are rare and it is not always clear what lessons are being learnt. When evaluations do take place, the focus tends to be on whether the programme objectives were achieved, rather than on whether the activities benefited the child or how and why they made a positive impact. Read More

Webinar on Monitoring and Evaluation – Why we need M&E of Reintegration (Spanish with English subtitles)

Posted By: • October 2nd, 2016

Considerable attention and resources have been targeted at the reintegration of different groups of children over the years, yet rigorous evaluations of these interventions are rare and it is not always clear what lessons are being learnt. When evaluations do take place, the focus tends to be on whether the programme objectives were achieved, rather than on whether the activities benefited the child or how and why they made a positive impact. Read More