Grantees 2011

RYERSON UNIVERSITY

Centres for the Integral Attention of Children in Dominican Republic (CIANI) and Local Community Organizations for Child Protection (LCOCP), DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Programme to be evaluated: Centres for the Integral Attention of Children in Dominican Republic (CIANI) and Local Community Organizations for Child Protection (LCOCP) – two community-based programmes aimed respectively at i) providing comprehensive early child care and development services and strengthening family functioning in order to prevent intra-familial violence; and ii) detecting and reporting any form of child maltreatment and conducting public education on violence prevention and child protection issues.
Implementing agency: CONANI – Consejo Nacional para la Niñez y la Adolescencia
Evaluation methodology: Quasi-experimental design. Mixed quantitative – qualitative.
Evaluating agencies: Ryerson University and Autonomus University of Santo Domingo.
Principal Investigators: Henry Parada, Susan Silver and Mike Burke (Ryerson University)
Duration: July 2012 – June 2015 (3 years)
Grant Amount: € 190,704 [Total evaluation budget: € 294,531]

 

UNIVERSITY OF OSLO

The impact of parent training based on the International Child Development Programme (ICDP) on experiences of child violence, COLOMBIA

Programme to be evaluated: International Child Development Programme (ICDP) – psychosocial early child development programme – recently complemented with a Violence Prevention Curriculum (VPC) in cooperation with UNICEF Colombia – aimed at enhancing parent-child relationship and improving parental skills in order to reduce the risk of harsh discipline and corporal punishment.
Implementing agency: ICDP Colombia
Evaluation methodology: Randomized controlled trial (RCT).
Evaluating agency: University of Oslo and University College London.
Principal Investigators: Ane-Marthe Solheim Skar, Stephen von Tetzchner (University of Oslo) and Lorraine Sherr (University College London)
Duration: August 2012 – August 2015 (3 years)
Grant Amount: € 135,373

 

HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL

Ubuntu Care: Evaluating a child-centred approach to reducing sexual violence against children with disabilities in Burundian society, BURUNDI

Programme to be evaluated: Ubuntu Care – programme aimed at reducing the levels of sexual violence affecting children, especially those living with disabilities, by adopting an holistic approach that includes children’s empowerment; awareness raising for families and communities and national violence prevention and child protection system strengthening.
Implementing agency: Handicap International
Evaluation methodology: Quasi-experimental design. Mixed quantitative-qualitative.
Evaluating agency: University of New South Wales.
Principal Investigators: Eileen Pittaway, Linda Bartolomei, Jung-Sook Lee (University of New South Wales) and Georgia Swan (independent evaluator)
Duration: November 2012 – October 2015 (3 years)
Grant Amount: € 123,415 [Total evaluation budget: € 196,533]

 

ROOFTOPS CANADA – ABRI INTERNATIONAL

Evaluating the potential for improving child safety and security though housing and human settlements programming in Kenya, KENYA

Programme to be evaluated: Building Homes and Sustainable Communities in Kenya – programme aimed at improving housing conditions and quality of life in low- and modest-income communities through access to financial solutions, capacity development opportunities and technical services. Improved tenure security, better housing conditions and cooperative/community development are expected to contribute to reduce family stressors and risks of violence against children in families and communities.
Implementing agency: NACHU – National Cooperative Housing Union of Kenya
Evaluation methodology: Quasi-experimental design. Mixed quantitative –qualitative.
Evaluating agencies: McGill University; Kenyatta University and Groupe-conseil INTERALIA.
Principal Investigators: Claudia Mitchell (McGill University); Fatuma Chege (Kenyatta University); Margot Rothman (Groupe-conseil INTERALIA)
Duration: May 2012 – October 2013 (18 months)
Grant Amount: € 82,600 [Total evaluation budget: € 109,600]

 

TEDDY BEAR CLINIC FOR ABUSED CHILDREN

Evaluating the impact of the Teddy Bear Clinic’s Support Programme for Abuse Reactive Children, SOUTH AFRICA

Programme to be evaluated: Support Programme for Abuse Reactive Children (SPARC) – diversion programme aimed at empowering low- to medium-risk child sexual offenders by equipping them with psychosocial skills to prevent potential recidivism.
Implementing agency: Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children
Evaluation methodology: Mainly qualitative.
Evaluating agency: Impact Consulting
Principal Investigators: Jerushah Rangasami (Impact Consulting), Penny Ward (Associate Consultant)
Duration: May-December 2012 (8 months)
Grant Amount: € 79,270.63

 

SAVE THE CHILDREN SWEDEN

Boys and Community Engagement to End Child Violence in Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA

Programme to be evaluated: Integrated Child Protection Systems – Boys and Community Engagement to End Child Violence – programme aimed at engaging men and boys and the wider community in enhancing positive child discipline and development towards a functional child protection system in Addis Ababa.
Implementing agency: Hiwot Ethiopia
Evaluation methodology: Quasi-experimental design. Mixed quantitative – qualitative.
Evaluating agency: African Child Policy Forum (ACPF).
Principal Investigator: Yehualashet Mekonen (ACPF)
Duration: May 2012 –February 2012 (10 months)
Grant Amount: € 63,938

 

TALASH

Mapping a Journey from Powerlessness to Agency: Assessing Impacts, INDIA

Programme to be evaluated: Preventing Sexual Violence Against Children, Adolescent and Young Adults in West Bengal – programme aimed at preventing sexual violence and providing redress to sexual violence survivors through a range of personal safety training and tools that are expected to empower young girls and women (age 7-21) to recognize, prevent and address sexual violence in their lives and in their communities.
Implementing agency: Talash
Evaluation methodology: Randomized controlled trial (RCT) and qualitative component.
Evaluating agency: Baseline
Principal Investigators: Manisha Gupta (Start Up!), Atanu Majumdar (Baseline)
Duration: April 2012 – April 2015 (3 years)
Grant Amount: € 35,360.20

 

PEKING UNIVERSITY – HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER

Evaluation of universal parenting education to prevent violence against children in the families, a study in Fuxin City, CHINA

Programme to be evaluated: Universal parenting education to prevent violence against children in the families – parenting intervention based on self-administered manuals aimed at improving parenting knowledge and skills with regards to non-violent practices of discipline and how to promote children’s development in order to prevent child maltreatment in families.
Implementing agency: Department of Education in Fuxin, Teachers Training Institute of Fuxin
Evaluation methodology: Intervention study
Evaluating agency: Peking University, Health Science Center
Principal Investigator: Jingqi Chen
Duration: May 2012 – October 2014 (2,5 years)
Grant Amount: € 32,722

 

SAVE THE CHILDREN

Evaluation of Violence Against Children in Schools and Families in Durrës, Elbasan and Berat Districts, ALBANIA

Programme to be evaluated: Violence Against Children in Schools and Families in Durrës, Elbasan and Berat Districts – programme aimed at reducing physical and psychological violence against children as disciplinary methods in families, schools and communities by improving parenting and teaching skills and empowering children to recognize and report cases of abuse.
Implementing agency: Save the Children, Albania Country Office and Regional Educational Authorities
Evaluation methodology: Pre/post-test design (baseline already conducted).Mixed quantitative – qualitative.
Principal Investigators: Maria Antonia Di Maio and Migena Buka (independent consultants)
Duration: May-June 2012 (2 months)
Grant Amount: € 15,501.92

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