Support for children involved in child labour

In emergency contexts, with the possible loss of livelihoods and access to education, and when families are separated and displaced, children become particularly vulnerable to child labour. Child labour can be defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, potential and dignity; work that is harmful to their physical and mental development because it is … More Support for children involved in child labour

New Life Centre, Northern Uganda, FH

Context: Post-conflict, returning formerly-abducted child mothers Objective: To transform the lives of formerly-abducted child mothers and other vulnerable child mothers in Northern Uganda and expand the capacity of local churches and communities to provide further support in this area. The New Life Centre worked to rehabilitate these women and girls through counselling, the provision of a nurturing and loving … More New Life Centre, Northern Uganda, FH

Family tracing and reunification

Children separated from their parents and families are at increased risk of violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect. The basic assumption, until tracing efforts demonstrate otherwise, should be that a child has someone with whom he or she can be reunited. When should we use family tracing and reunification? A multi­-agency approach is essential in conducting effective tracing and reunification activities. Within one week of … More Family tracing and reunification