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BRANCH : Rights of Children and People with Disabilities UNIT: Childrens Rights and Responsibilities. QUARTERLY REPORT 2 nd Quarter 2012/13 July Sept 2012. PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • QUARTERLY REPORT 2nd Quarter 2012/13July Sept 2012

    BRANCH : Rights of Children and People with Disabilities UNIT: Childrens Rights and Responsibilities

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  • PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE*To facilitate and coordinate the mainstream and advocacy of Childrens Rights considerations into Governments policies and governance processes through the development and promotion of the National Plan of Action for Children and annual advocacy campaigns in partnership with government and other stakeholders .

    To coordinate and facilitate an integrated approach to the promotion of capacity building and institutional support to enable key stakeholders in the sector to participate and contribute more efficiently and effectively in mainstreaming and monitoring of childrens rights at all levels of government and civil society.

    To monitor, evaluate and report annually on the realization of childrens rights in line with the Constitution , national, continental and international obligations

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved)Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective ActionsTo mainstream Childrens Rights considerations into Governments Policies and Governance ProcessesNational Plan of Action for Children (NPAC) developedDepartmental reportsDraft NPAC consulted with stakeholdersChief Director

    Achieved

    N/AN/A

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved) Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective ActionsTo mainstream Childrens Rights considerations into Governments Policies and Governance ProcessesIntegration of mainstreaming strategy into policies and governance processes facilitated Mainstreaming strategy disseminated to national departments Chief Director

    Partially AchievedThe CRR Mainstreaming Strategy document was refined after the departmental strategy was finalised and presented to MANCO as a cluster document and awaiting approval The refined CRR document was consulted at the CRR machinery and inputs were provided to refine the document.Present the CRR mainstreaming document to MANCO after the approval cluster document . solicit approval of the CRR document and distribute to the departments

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved)Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective Actions

    To mainstream Childrens Rights considerations into Governments Policies and Governance ProcessesSanitary Dignity Programme coordinatedNational Integrated Strategy for Sanitary Dignity Programme approved Chief DirectorPartially achieved

    Concept document available.

    A visit was undertaken on the 20th July with other stakeholder's (IDC, DTI and DWCPD) to Cape Town on a study tour relating to the production of Sanitary Towels and Nappies. Two Companies were visited (AC Productions and V&G products). Report compiled to provide feasibility information on engaging women in the production, distribution and disposal of sanitary towels.Awaiting approval for the Intersectoral integrated dialogue Planning is unfolding for an Intersectoral dialogue to get the national status of the programme, enrich the concept document and develop the integrated strategy (Q3

    Memo compiled for a intersectional dialogue to be held on the 26 October 2012

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved)Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective Actions

    To mainstream Childrens Rights considerations into Governments Policies and Governance ProcessesSanitary Dignity Programme coordinatedNational Integrated Strategy for Sanitary Dignity Programme approved Chief DirectorCRR, WEGE, IR and Water AID are planning to launch the project addressing menstrual hygiene on the 19/11/2012.

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved)Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective Actions

    To mainstream Childrens Rights considerations into Governments Policies and Governance Processes

    Number of Social Campaigns coordinated 2 Social Campaigns Concept Documents and Campaign Plan for Universal Access to Education and Child and Maternal Mortality Reduction finalised Chief DirectorAchieved

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved)Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective Actions

    To mainstream Childrens Rights considerations into Governments Policies and Governance ProcessesChild participation and self advocacy strengthened Nelson Mandela Childrens Parliament co-convened in partnership with NMCF Chief DirectorAchieved

    Prepared a Memo with the Concept document regarding the National Childrens Day Celebration that is planned for 3rd November 2012 . The recommendation is that this year the National Childrens Day be hosted by Limpopo.N/AN/A

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved)Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective Actions

    To mainstream Childrens Rights considerations into Governments Policies and Governance ProcessesChild participation and self advocacy strengthened Nelson Mandela Childrens Parliament co-convened in partnership with NMCF

    One Childrens Parliament concept Document developed and approved

    Chief DirectorAchieved

    Developed the National Childrens Day Concept document taking place in November 2012

    Additionally the unit participated in the planning for the international Day of the Girl child which is to take place on the 11/10/2012N/AN/A

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved) Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective Actions

    To Monitor and Evaluate the Mainstreaming of Childrens Rights Considerations into Government Policies and Governance Processes

    Comprehensive childrens rights M+E Strategy developedDraft M&E Strategy with sector departments refinedChief Director: M+E AchievedN/AN/AIndicators for ECD reviewed and monitoredExisting ECD indicators reviewedChief Director: M+EAchievedN/AN/A.

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved) Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective Actions

    To Monitor and Evaluate the Mainstreaming of Childrens Rights Considerations into Government Policies and Governance Processes

    UNCRC 2013 periodic country report, ACRWC report and Optional Protocols reports finalised Draft reports refinedCD:CRR: M&E Partially Achieved

    Optional protocols not finalised

    Lack of adequate human resources

    Department of defence has not submitted the Optional Protocol on Children involved in Armed Conflict

    Insufficient inputs received from government departments on the Optional protocol on the Sale, prostitution and Pornography of Children.The draft protocol will be drafted during next two weeks.

    Follow-up letter sent by Minister to Minister of defence.

    Include matter of poor responses and quality of information in report to clusters

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved) Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective Actions

    To Monitor and Evaluate the Mainstreaming of Childrens Rights Considerations into Government Policies and Governance Processes

    Indicators for monitoring violence against children developed

    Indicators on violence against children included in M&E strategyCD:CRR: M&E AchievedN/A.N/AOne comprehensive report on Progressive Realisation of Childrens Rights compiledNoneCD:CRR: M&E N/AN/AN/A

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    Strategic ObjectivePerformance Indicator/output 2012/13Quarter 2 Target Responsible ManagerProgress (Achieved, Partially Achieved or Not Achieved)Reason for Variances(partially or not achieved)Proposed Corrective Actions

    To provide an integrated approach for institutional support and capacity building for the realization of childrens rights into government policy and programmes, civil society and the private sectorMachineries convened Joint machineries convenedDirectorAchieved

    CRR and Joint Machinery was convened on 26-27 September 2012N/AN/AStrategy for mainstreaming children considerations in integrated public service delivery coordinatedCapacity Building of national and provincial departments coordinatedDirectorNot AchievedThe Framework had to be aligned to the consultation processes of the NPAC to reflect on issues of capacity development and trainingIn the process of finalising the Capacity Building Framework which is linked to the NPAC

    Envisaged to conduct Capacity Building at National and Provincial level during the third quarter Child Friendly Cities/ Communities initiatives for realisation of childrens rights facilitated and coordina