In this third annual report, the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance highlights the many ways that the social service workforce positively impacts the lives of children and families affected by violence.
Violence against children is prevalent in Africa, including in family and alternative care settings. Addressing the problem requires several strategies, including investing in a skilled and well-resourced social service workforce.
A total of 75% of the world's children have experienced some form of violence. This report makes recommendations for addressing the issue through local action to promote child rights and prevent violence.
The report shows how regulation, inspection and oversight of alternative provision is underfunded and underprioritized. The report highlights the need and importance of workforce development, including training, conditions, qualifications and numbers, needed in order to for reforms in care to be...
As teachers play a critical role in shaping the future of their students, their role should not be an afterthought but should be an integral plart of the prepardness and planning phase for education in emergencies. Experts from the around provided input and recommendations for teaching standards in...
This paper argues that better use and mining of existing national household surveys has great potential to inform child protection policy and programming, resulting in increased awareness of this information among child protection practitioners.
Countries with high HIV burden often have low policy development, advocacy, and monitoring capacity. This manuscript describes the increased focus on policy development and implementation by the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
The report includes community-based service delivery for orphans and other children made vulnerable due to AIDS and health service provision. Ending the epidemic requires services that reach all vulnerable populations and a strong health workforce.