16 - Community-based Mechanisms

Key resources for Standard 16 of the CPMS

May 26, 2015
Efforts to strengthen national child protection systems have frequently taken a topdown approach of imposing formal, government-managed services. Such expert-driven approaches are often characterized by low use of formal services and the misalignment of the nonformal and formal aspects of the child protection system. This article examines an alternative approach of community-driven, bottom-up work that …

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