CRRECENT seeks to fill a gap in data and information gathering on children from civil society perspective to support evidence-based advocacy and other interventions for children.
CRRECENT undertakes surveys, studies and evaluation in partnership with stakeholders into issues of children/youth; children, youth and adults working children as respondents. Information so generated from the surveys and studies on children are made available to stakeholders.
Some Research and Studies (Excluding Intervention Programmes):
|Title of Publication||Year||Comment|
|(1) Study into Quality of Educational Opportunities Available to Girls in Akuapem North Municipality (ongoing)
(2) Longitudinal Study on the Outcome of 5 years of Reintegration Programme of Ex-Juvenile Offenders (ongoing)
|2016||Initiated and funded by CRRECENT|
|(1) Research into criminal tendencies in ‘Trotro’ Drivers’ Mates(2)
Causes of absenteeism in Basic Schools in Selected Communities in Accra
|2014-2015||Initiated and funded by CRRECENT|
|Longitudinal Study on Enhancing girls’ capabilities to challenge violence and gendered inequality||2011-2014||Commissioned by Action Aid/Institute of Education, University of London|
|Public Sector Reform for Children; Government Structures Process and Coordination and Decision-making – The Case of Civil Registration||2012-2013||Commissioned by Innocenti (UNICEF – New York and Italy – Local Partner under the supervision of Chief Child Protection Officer, Research Office Innocenti|
|Longitudinal Study on Enhancing girls’ capabilities to challenge violence and gendered inequality||2011-2013||Commissioned by Action Aid/Institute of Education, University of London;|
|JHS Education Project Limited Scope Study||2012||Commissioned by USAID/Ghana Government|
|Situational Analysis on Early Childhood Development in Ghana for Scaling up KG education – Decentralization||2011||Commissioned by DFID & Cambridge University|
|Transition and Persistence Programme with gender perspectives in Education||2010-2011||PLAN International & Plan Ghana United States Aid (USAID)|
|Baseline Studies in Violence against Girls in School in Nanumba North and South Districts (Ethnic Conflict Zone in Northern Ghana)||2010-2011||Action Aid/Institute of Education, University of London|
|Mapping of National Child Protection Systems in Ghana||2010||Collaboration between CRRECENT and Child Frontiers (Australia) and UNICEF|
|Evaluation of UNICEF-Government of Netherlands Cooperation Programme in Early Childhood Development in Ghana.||2010||Collaboration between CRRECENT and Mathematica Policy Research Inc. of the USA and UNICEF|
|Baseline study in Juvenile Justice Administration in Ghana||2010||Commissioned by Plan Ghana|
|Research into the participation rights of young girls and its relevance to Democracy in Ghana||2010||Funded by Ghana Research and Advocacy Programme (G-RAP)|
|Child Rights Situational Analysis in Ghana for the period (2002-2009)||2009-2010||For Plan Ghana|
|Research in Child Sexual Abuse in Schools||2008||Commissioned by Plan Ghana|
|Evaluation of National Programme on Children’s Spiritual Formation and Nurture Programmes in schools and communities in Ghana for the period 2002- 2007||2008||Commissioned by World Vision (Ghana)|
|Donor Mapping for child labour and related abuses in Ghana||2008||Commissioned by ILO/IPEC, Ghana|
|The Ghanaian Youth: Democracy and Development- Educational Reform Policies and their socio-economic implications for youth development in Ghana||2007||Collaborative work with Institute for Democratic Governance (2007)|
|Working for legal framework reforms for running Custodian Orphan Institutions||2007||Funded by Orphan Aid Africa|
|Study on Educational Reform Policies and their socio-economic implications for youth development in Ghana||2007||Commissioned by the Institute for Democratic Governance|
|A study on Child Domestic Work in Ghana in collaboration with Centre for Social Policy Studies (University of Ghana)||2006||Commissioned by ILO/IPEC|
|Development of Training Manual on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Rights||2004||Funded by UNFPA|
|A study: The Assessment of the Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Fundamental Rights of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in the Manya and Yilo Krobo Districts of Ghana||2004||Commissioned by UNICEF, Ghana|
• Girl Power Programme in 42 Schools & 50 communities in the Akuapim North District (Empowering the girl child and the young woman in participation rights and skill development through the educational system).
• Re-integration of ex-inmates from Correctional Centres through education and skill development.
• School-based empowerment programme for girls participation in governance.
• Longitudinal/tracking study on violence against girls in Nanumba North and South Districts (Ethnic Conflict Zone in Ghana).
• Child Policy Advocacy Forum.