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 […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Geneva, Switzerland December 12, 2023. The Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) and the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (Alliance) will present a pledge urging world leaders to prioritize the needs of refugee parents, caregivers, and children at the Global Refugee Forum this week in Geneva, Switzerland. As part of […]
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.
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.
This case study explores the emergency parenting support response in Ukraine, providing results and impact, key parties and the story.
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.
Parenting interventions are crucial to improve the support, confidence and skills that caregivers need to engage in nurturing care, bonding and playful interactions with their children.