Child Protection

Strengthening Child Protection Systems

By Constance Ndeleko A child protection system specifically respects children’s protection rights. The system needs to be rooted in the socio-cultural context(s); building upon informal practices, local values, and beliefs in families and communities that already support the care and protection of girls and boys of different ages and backgrounds. UNICEF defines a child protection …

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Protecting Education from Attack

A child’s right to education cannot be safeguarded in conflict zones without education itself being protected. Education can be a life-saver. By Constance Ndeleko On 29 May 2019, the United Nations General Assembly designated 9 September as the International Day to Protect Education from Attack. This coincided with the fifth anniversary of the Safe Schools Declaration, …

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The Joining forces Alliance launches a 3 – year Child protection project.

The Joining Forces Alliance for Children, commits to protect Children in Kenya from all forms of violence. By Amanda Wakesho Nairobi, November 5th 2020: The joining Forces Alliance on Thursday launched a three-year child protection project funded by the European Union that focuses on protecting children during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. The event which took …

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