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Dear colleagues,

This thematic newsletter from the Child Protection Hub marks the International Women's Day today. Below you will find a selection of resources on 2 topics: how to promote gender equality among children and how to foster men involvement in child welfare. The newsletter includes all types of resources: a recording of our webinar, an online course, videos, publications and our summaries of reports.

Scroll down to read about our upcoming webinar "2 years after: lessons learned on the protection of children on the move in Europe" and to see a number of vacancies. And remember there is always much more resources and opportunities on the website!

Promoting gender equality among children

16 Jan 2018

Stereotypes are present in all spheres of modern life. Often we are so used to them, that we do not even consider them as stereotypes, including statements  that only girls wear pink for example, or that men don`t cry, and those who do are not "real...

09 Sep 2016

The training program “Conscious Gender-Sensitive Parenting” is intended to serve as theoretical and practical guidelines in the training activities aimed at increasing the participation of boys and men in the educational processes both in the...

12 Apr 2016

This workshop manual is dedicated specially, but not limited, to professional and young leaders that are engaged in activities with boys and young men of 12 years and older, to develop a set of skills and abilities with the main goal to decrease the...

Fostering men involvement

07 Mar 2016

Social workers have difficulties with involving fathers in child welfare services. According to them, fathers often do not attend services, do not actively participate in programs and appear reluctant to develop a bond with a practitioner. This...

22 Jan 2016

In this article Jonathan Scourfield, a leading researcher on the topic of social work with men, discusses the gendered constructions of clients in child protection work, focusing on the way social workers construct men (that is to say, fathers) and...

10 Mar 2018

This is a short self-paced course, that provides an overview of key insights and data on the unique and irreplaceable role that fathers play in the well-being of their children. Effective father engagement requires consistent and long-term...

22 Jan 2016

This study aims to change the prevalent practice in child protection work, in which social workers exclude fathers from the services due to negative framing of the father-figure. This study is comprised of 8 brief articles that discuss different...

Upcoming webinar

 ©Tdh / Ivo Daskalov

27 Mar 2018

Since the beginning of the so called "migrant and refugee crisis", many European countries have been facing difficulties while trying to cope with the crisis and effectively respond to the needs of the most vulnerable groups affected. Two years ago...

Vacancies

Photo: Imrana Kapetanovic / Save the Children

20 Mar 2018

You are a passionate Finance professional; you enjoy planning, working with financial reports and data. You are energetic, meticulous and organised. You are not afraid of working hard and you are looking for a meaningful job that will make a lasting...

21 Mar 2018

You are a strong Monitoring and Evaluation professional. You love innovation in everything you do and you are looking for a meaningful job that will make a lasting impact?  This challenge is for you. Start date           As soon as possible....

11 Mar 2018

Terre des hommes Moldova is looking for a Social Theater Expert within `Sustainable community partnerships to support the rights of persons belonging to minorities in Moldova` project, funded by the European Union, and implemented in partnership...