The Transformative Potential of Positive Gender Socialization in Education for Peacebuilding: Pilot Programme and Impact Evaluation in Karamoja, Uganda
September 30, 2016
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The Gender Socialization in Schools programme pilot in Karamoja, Uganda, has demonstrated the value of a gender-transformative approach to addressing prevailing gender norms that have contributed to conflict – and which have the potential to be harnessed for peace – in the Karamoja region. The pilot programme’s accompanying impact evaluation shows that such a training […]

Evaluation of the Transformative Potential of Positive Gender Socialization in Education for Peacebuilding

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) commissioned American Institutes for Research (AIR) to conduct an evaluation of the Karamoja, Uganda, pilot of the programme Gender Socialization in Schools: Enhancing the transformative power of education for peacebuilding. Supported by UNICEF and the Ugandan Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Sports (MoESTS), the programme aimed to trial […]

Curriculum, Life Skills and Peacebuilding Education – Promoting Equity and Peacebuilding in South Sudan: Results & Lessons Learned
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The challenges facing South Sudan have become acute since the outbreak of civil war in mid-December 2013, which has compounded existing patterns of pressures for violence in the country. The study will look at the challenges to peacebuilding through education, and how in this context resilient communities can be forged through PBEA pilot interventions. When […]

Child-Friendly Feedback and Complaint Mechanisms
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This report presents the findings of a inter-agency survey on the feedback and complaint mechanisms five international NGOs have in place for their children and youth programs. The five agencies include: Educo, Plan International, Save the Children UK, War Child UK and World Vision. The survey looked into the accessibility to the mechanisms as well as general […]

Education for Safety, Resilience and Social Cohesion Resource Library
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Education for Safety, Resilience and Social Cohesion is a collaborative programme between the Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC) Programme and UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) and International Bureau of Education (IBE). The programme aims to strengthen education systems such that they can better withstand and prevent shocks from disasters, insecurity or conflicts. […]

Evidence about the Effectiveness of Child Protection Programmes in Developing Countries

Child protection is defined as ‘measures and structures to prevent and respond to abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence affecting children. […] The goal of child protection is to promote, protect and fulfil children’s rights to protection from abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child […] […]

Global Mapping of UNICEF Communication for Development (C4D) Interventions in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation

Summary This mapping examines the use of Communication for Development (C4D) in peacebuilding efforts. It is one of the core activities proposed by UNICEF’s Communication for Development Section to support the multi-year Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme, managed by the Education Section and involving 14 Country Offices. The findings of this initial mapping are meant to inform UNICEF Country Offices about effective C4D programs in peacebuilding across […]

Pilot Test of a Violence-Prevention Curriculum among High School Students in Port-au- Prince, Haiti: Baseline Evaluation Survey Report
June 18, 2014
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Executive Summary 1. Levels of dating violence were high. Approximately 98 percent of students had experienced some form of psychological dating violence victimization. Three out of four students had experienced some form of physical/sexual violence victimization. Ninety-four percent of students reported some type of psychological dating violence perpetration while 63 percent reported some physical/sexual dating […]

Youth Theater for Peace: Program Evaluation
June 12, 2014
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Summary The Youth Theater for Peace (YTP) programs in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan work to promote sustainable conflict prevention at the community level. The YTP programs both in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan were found to achieve measurable outcomes in facilitating lasting attitudinal and behavioral changes regarding conflict issues among youth and adult program participants. Furthermore, the programs managed to engage wider community members in the […]

Youth Securing the Future: Final Evaluation
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Summary Youth Securing the Future facilitated capacity-building for youth in Kosovo to build a platform for positive change of attitudes, behaviors, and relationships that might otherwise lead to violence. Capacity building projects focused on tolerance and acceptance, education, and creating opportunities and building skills for unemployed youth.  The project targeted 26 schools in the municipalities of North and North-West […]