Call for Applications: 2 research and M&E vacancies at the IRC for ECD

The IRC has posted 2 of it’s research positions for, and related to the MacArthur 100&Change initiative to provide support to Syrian refugee families for early childhood development. Successful candidates will be working closely with the external investigator team at NYU’s Global TIES for Children. Research Monitoring and Learning Technical Lead Early Childhood Development Research […]

Early Childhood Development in Syrian Refugee Communities: Hope for a Future of Peace and Stability

Trying to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems is by all means no cake walk. It requires patience, humility, creativity, and hope. The Syrian conflict has displaced millions of people; many have lost everything: loved ones, their homes, and their livelihoods. Countless families are trying to rebuild a life and provide a future […]

PUBLICATION: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Brief Parenting Intervention in Low-Resource Settings in Panama

by Anilena Mejia Press Release: University of Manchester researchers have piloted a parenting trial which aims to improve child behaviour in Panama City – the place with the eighth highest murder rate in the world. Gang crime and child maltreatment are pressing concerns in Panama and the UN described the capital Panama City as having the […]

“The Daily Beast” Article: How Good Dads Can Change the World

re-posted from: thedailybeast.com Father Figure 01.06.2015 BY GARY BARKER & MICHAEL KAUFMAN As well as fighting for women’s equality, we should be lobbying for men to be equal partners at home. The financial and cultural benefits would change our world. Tony has been accumulating identities. He’s the son of Mexican immigrants; his father was abusive. He’s a […]