Supporting Children and Caregivers Must Go Hand-in-Hand this Red Hand Day

Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Supporting Children and Caregivers Must Go Hand-in-Hand this Red Hand Day

  February 12 is International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers or Red Hand Day. The international community comes together to raise awareness about the plight of children who are recruited for armed conflicts and to demand an end to recruitment and to support child soldiers and their families. Child recruitment is one of […]

Joint Pledge Urges Global Leaders to Prioritize Needs for Refugee Parents, Caregivers, and Children

Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Joint Pledge Urges Global Leaders to Prioritize Needs for Refugee Parents, Caregivers, and Children

As part of the pledge, GISP and the Alliance are commiting to collaborating with national stakeholders across five areas by 2027. This will include: supporting five refugee-hosting countries to help strengthen policies and institutional arrangements around family-strengthening services and caregiving support for both refugee and host communities; hosting a global parenting forum in 2024 to elevate the need for caregiving support; collaborating with global organizations to end violence against children; convening national and subnational regional stakeholders; and facilitating knowledge exchange across sectors.

Let Kids “Take Over” on This World Children’s Day and Beyond

Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Let Kids “Take Over” on This World Children’s Day and Beyond

On this World Children’s Day (November 20), we recognize and celebrate the ideas and demands that children have on issues that matter to them. From climate change to education to ending discrimination, we encourage kids to “take over” to inspire us with their actions, show us their solutions, and galvanize support for positive change. As parenting and caregiving advocates, we must create the enabling conditions to make that happen.

Case study on Ukraine

Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Case study on Ukraine

This case study explores the emergency parenting support response in Ukraine, providing results and impact, key parties and the story.

#NoMatterWhat: Supporting Caregivers as First Responders in Crisis

Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | #NoMatterWhat: Supporting Caregivers as First Responders in Crisis

The theme of the World Humanitarian Day 2023 is #NoMatterWhat. On this day, the Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) shares a message of solidarity with parents and other primary caregivers across the globe as frontline humanitarian responders for their children and families.