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The African Report on Child Wellbeing: Towards greater accountability to Africa’s children

The report aims to promote accountability to children and compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. The report takes stock of what governments have been doing for children over the last five years or so, and undertakes...

Pathways to Change: 10 Theories to inform advocacy and policy change efforts

This brief updates the 2008 version of “Pathways to Change.” It maintains most of the content from the original piece and provides information on four additional theories. It continues to focus on theories most directly applicable to either understanding how policy change happens or how specific...

Investing in Those Who Care for Children: Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening Conference Report

The report from the Investing in Those Who Care for Children: Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening Conference includes the agenda, highlights from the conference, session summaries and other information related to the conference.  The conference was held in Cape Town in November 2010 and served...

The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development Commitment to Action

This document outlines a set of objectives to meet aspirations for social justice and social development. It was developed by the leadership of the three international organizations, including the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), the International Association of Schools of Social...

Policy and Programming Resource Guide for Child Protection Systems Strengthening in Sub-Saharan Africa

UNICEF WCARO, UNICEF EASRO, Save the Children International, Plan International, World Vision International, African Child Policy Forum, Terre de Hommes and REPPSI have now joined forces to support national efforts through creating a new platform for learning, exchange and innovations around...

Reforming Social Welfare

This document presents a new development approach for the Malawi Ministry of Gender, Children and Community Development and a process of organizational change at the highest level to reform social welfare.  

The Munro Review of Child Protection: Final Report

The report provides final recommendations to reform the child protection system in the UK in order to create the conditions that enable professionals to make the best judgments about the help to give to children, young people and families.

Mid Term Review of the National Plan of Action for OVC

This document presents findings of a midterm review of the national Action Plan for OVC (NPA for OVC) in Malawi. The NPA is a five year plan with the goal of building and strengthening family, community and government capacities to scale-up response for the survival, growth, protection and...

Human Resource for Health Strategic Plan 2008-2013

The Strategic Plan, developed by The United Republic of Tanzania, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, engaged participation of key Human Resource for Health and Social Welfare stakeholders in addressing the human resource crisis in the health sector. The plan focuses on planning and policy...

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