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Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | New Evidence Briefs Examine How Parenting Programs Can Reduce Violence Against Children and Women 

New Evidence Briefs Examine How Parenting Programs Can Reduce Violence Against Children and Women 

Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Kenya’s National Positive Parenting Programme Shares Promising Scale Approach

Kenya’s National Positive Parenting Programme Shares Promising Scale Approach

Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Breaking Stereotypes: A Conversation with UNICEF Ghana on Parenting and Gender Roles

Breaking Stereotypes: A Conversation with UNICEF Ghana on Parenting and Gender Roles

On October 14th, 2021, Jenifer Fernanda Menendez Martinez (11 years old) dances for her parents Samuel Menendez Rivera (45 years old ) and Iris Martinez Marroquin (43 pars old)in the park in front of her house in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.

Cultures Vary and Evolve—So Do Parenting Practices

Mother and daughter kissing, Kenya copyright TheFairstart Foundation

Exploring Diverse Parenting Practices: Q and A with the Fairstart Foundation

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

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

Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | GISP Newsletter, January 2024

GISP Newsletter, January 2024

The January 2024 issue shares GISP updates, 2023 Highlights, Country Updates, resources on parent and caregiver support ,evidence and more.
Students chanting "Bharat Mata ki Jai" (reverence to the Mother land of India) during morning assembly at Middle School Keoti Balak. Teachers at the school deliver CorStone's Youth First program, an integrated emotional resilience and health curriculum for grades 6 to 8. Youth First is a unique intervention that helps children build their resiliency, improve self-efficacy, and develop social-emotional intelligence; this work prepares them for additional programs in adolescent sexual and reproductive health. Research indicates that sStudents in the Youth First program have higher levels of social, emotional, educational, and mental well-being.

The Power of Play: How Parents and Caregivers Can Foster Holistic Learning

Karyn Tan - 2011_SO Bharat_Young Athletes demo_1

Special Olympics Brings Children with Disabilities to the Forefront

December 3, 2023 – On December 3 each year, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is celebrated. This international day was established by the United Nations in 1992 “to promote an understanding of disability issues and to mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.”
Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Joint Pledge Urges Global Leaders to Prioritize Needs for Refugee Parents, Caregivers, and Children

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

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

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

Case study on Pakistan

This case study explores the emergency parenting support response in Pakistan, providing results and impact, key parties and the story.
Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Urgent Call to Support Afghanistan, Israel, the State of Palestine and Other Ongoing Crises

Urgent Call to Support Afghanistan, Israel, the State of Palestine and Other Ongoing Crises

Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | GISP Newsletter, October 2023

GISP Newsletter, October 2023

The October 2023 issue shares the official event of regional MENA convening, the newly released Ukraine case study, partner updates, resources, and more. Access the newsletter online Subscribe to receive the next newsletter in your inbox
Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Case study on Ukraine

Case study on Ukraine

This case study explores the emergency parenting support response in Ukraine, providing results and impact, key parties and the story.
Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Survey: GISP website

Survey: GISP website

GISP is asking partners and stakeholders to please complete this short survey on your experience of the GISP website.
Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | #NoMatterWhat: Supporting Caregivers as First Responders in Crisis

#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.
A man holding a playful baby.

WHO Parenting Guidelines Can Amplify Your Advocacy and Communications Efforts

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.
Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | GISP Newsletter, June 2023

GISP Newsletter, June 2023

The June 2023 issue shares the official release of WHO guidelines, the high-level dialogue organized by The Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations and the End Violence Partnership, partner updates, resources, and more. Access the newsletter online Subscribe to receive the next newsletter in your inbox