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February 5, 2017

A recording is now available for our Child Safeguarding in Humanitarian Settings Webinar (26/11/2015) that was co-hosted by the global level Child Protection Working Group (www.cpwg.net).

See recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bLJmOC_D6o

May 20, 2016

 

 

Some may have noticed a Twitter storm that began yesterday, “Is it ok to use paid models for poverty porn?” around one non-profit organisation's use of paid models to create a fundraising campaign. The images are striking - some have said appalling - but somehow the...

January 3, 2016

A recording is now available for our Child Safeguarding in Humanitarian Settings Webinar that was co-hosted by the global level Child Protection Working Group (www.cpwg.net).

 

See recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bLJmOC_D6o

 

 

 

October 15, 2015

 

 

When my nephew was first born, our entire family was over the moon. My sister and her husband waited quite a while before deciding to bring a new life into the world, and I had already made the decision not to. With only two children in our family, this was our paren...

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....

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 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...

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