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Child Safe Horizons condemns the chemical weapons attacks on civilians in Syria. Along with the rest of the world, we were particularly horrified at the images of babies and children suffering and dying. The victims’ symptoms indicated that the chemical used was a nerv...

September 24, 2015

Usually when I meet someone for the first time, and tell them about the type of work I do as an aid worker I get a combination of the following responses: 1). “Wow, that work must be so rewarding”, 2). “Are you a volunteer/ Do you get paid to do that?/ How much do you...

September 22, 2015

On the 13/09/2015, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs released the Sudan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 37, http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/OCHA_Sudan_Weekly_Humanitarian_Bulletin_Issue_37_%287_-_13_September_2015%29....

September 22, 2015

filmsforaction.org has produced a short informative animation explaining how the current refugee crisis in the EU has evolved and the current needs and contributions from states to assist the children, women and men from Syria.  

 

Video can be found here:

http://www.film...

Posted on 21/9/2015 the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance has released Guiding Principles for the Development of Para Professional Social Service Workers. 

 

The purpose of this document is to provide a set of principles that will be a useful base for utilizing pa...

September 20, 2015

As the refugee crisis continues in Europe, with thousands of families fleeing Syria, Iraq and other war-torn countries, it is most often the images of the children that grab at our hearts and bring tears to our eyes. The image of little Alyan lying on the beach in Turk...

September 11, 2015

New York, September 10, 2015—Armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) have attacked schools, students, and teachers and, along with international peacekeeping forces, have used schools as bases for their activities, said Watchlist on Children and Armed Confli...

September 10, 2015

 

Many times people have heard the term “child protection” and “child protection policy”, but “child safeguarding” and “child safeguarding policy” are terms that fewer people are familiar with. There are some very important distinctions between these terms, and unders...

September 3, 2015

Did you know that 90% of a child's brain is developed by the ages of 4 to 5? 90%! We know now that toxic stress and cumulative harm can have an impact on the brain - imagine what impact it would have on the under 5 year olds. 

 

Here are two interesting videos -...

September 1, 2015

TEDx - Unveiling a New Superpower - Susan Bissell will talk about her experiences stopping child labor, child trafficking, and domestic child abuse throughout the globe.

 

 

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