Special section: Role of men in child protection

This section brings together all resources on men’s role in child protection, such as recent research reviews, reports, videos and learning resources.

News

19 May 2020
Examining correlations between austerity measures taken by EU states in times of the Great Recession of 2008 and child health, a new research article reviews relevant literature in the last 5 years on countries that applied such measures linking it... Read more
11 May 2020
A report, Childhood Challenging Violent and Aggressive Behaviour (CCVAB), by Northumbria Police, CEL&T and Northumbria University has been commissioned following a heartbreaking case of domestic homicide in which a mother was... Read more
11 Mar 2020
Becca Dove, family worker and Tim Fisher, social worker wrote an article in CommunityCare on lived experience and peer support approaches in child protection. Beginning with a story on a real-world example telling how social services were... Read more

Learning

02 Dec 2016
About the webinar: The partnership between social workers and other professionals providing social services to children, and their clients' caregivers is crucial for a proper development of children. Among all kind of professionals working... Read more
30 Jun 2016
In no country in the world are men doing as much childcare or domestic work as women are. Globally, women are spending more than twice as much time as men on unpaid care work. These unequal care responsibilities are a barrier to gender equality, to... Read more
20 Jul 2015
CARE International has developed this manual to advise educators, youth workers and other professionals working with adolescent men. It aims to deconstruct masculinity so as to help young men develop healthy relationships based on gender equality,... Read more

Library

07 Apr 2020
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNODRR) has just realised Words into Action guidelines giving advice on how to effectively implement the Sendai Framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR) 2015 – 2030.... Read more
02 Apr 2020
'What Works for Children’s Social Care' collaborated with Cardiff University to explore how ‘devolved budgets’ might be used by social workers to provide resources to families and reduce the need for care. Frontline social... Read more
11 Mar 2020
The report looks at what effective youth work looks like for children and young people and the role of youth services in England in helping to tackle knife crime and serious youth violence. It looked at ways that youth services are... Read more

Multimedia

03 Jul 2018
Studies in the field in recent years, shows that the presence of fathers in raising and educating children has a particular impact on them and comes with a number of benefits. However, what do we do when we do not know how to build a father-child... Read more
04 May 2018
This videos talks about the use of big data in the fight for gender equality and provides examples of how big data fills in the gaps in traditional sources of information.   Sources: UN Women and UN Global Pulse (2018) Gender Equality... Read more
12 Feb 2017
In this 50-minute talk, hosted on February 9, 2017 by the "Coffee Break" show at Radio Chisinau, the journalist together with psychologist Daniela Terzi-Barbarosie discuss about how men from nowadays Moldova get involved in... Read more

Role of men in child protection

[European Union] Most severe austerity measures in Europe are associated with worse child health outcomes
Date of publication: 2020
Examining correlations between austerity measures taken by EU states in times of the Great Recession of 2008 and child health, a
[United Kingdom] Social Care’s Uncertain Response to Childhood Aggression at Home Must Change to Better Support Families
Date of publication: 2020
A report, Childhood Challenging Violent and Aggressive Behaviour (CCVAB), by Northumbria Police, CEL
Words Into Actions
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNODRR) has just realised Words into Action guidelines giving advice on how to effectively implement the
Providing social workers with discretionary budgets resulted in creative solutions to help children, young people and families, new study finds
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: What Works for Children’s Social Care
'What Works for Children’s Social Care' collaborated with Cardiff University to explore how ‘devolved budgets’ might be used by social workers to provide resources to families and reduce the need for care.
Securing a brighter future: The role of youth services in tackling knife crime
Date of publication: 2020
Publisher: All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Knife Crime & Violence Reduction
The report looks at what effective youth work looks like for children and young people and the role of youth services in England in helping to tackle knife crime and serious youth violence. It loo
[Europe] Putting lived experience at the heart of child protection
Date of publication: 2020
Becca Dove, family worker and Tim Fisher, social worker wrote an article in CommunityCare on lived experien
[United Kingdom] Narrative of Social Workers Stifled by Admin Needs Revision, Finds Study
Date of publication: 2020
A 15-month-long research project was carried out to understand how social workers deal with the relationships they have with children and families, and in what ways these relationships are impacted by organizational culture, office design and staf
[United Kingdom] Victorian Attitudes can Still be Found in Child Protection Services
Date of publication: 2020
Today’s child protection practices are rooted in initiatives like the child rescue movement and voluntary agencies that started in the 19th century and provided support for children in need.
[International] If Social Work Knowledge is still Based on Western Values, Can Practice Really be Anti-oppressive?
Date of publication: 2020
A lecturer in social work, Sue Cook, considers the uncomfortable questions about 'decolonizing' education and practice for an increasingly diverse world.
[United Kingdom] Better support the wellbeing of social workers with the new SWORD workbook
Date of publication: 2020
Research in Practice and Professor Gail Kinman and Dr.

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