Asia

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Catholic Relief Services16 Aug 2017

CRS is recruiting for a 4Children Cambodia Project Director to be based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 

Janelle Retka and Chhorn Phearun - The Cambodia Daily26 Jul 2017

Cambodia's Battambang province will be the first to implement the country's new deinstitutionalization policy.

Datuk Wee Beng Ee - The Star Online25 Jul 2017

After the death of a Malaysian child in foster care, children's groups call for more rigorous screenings of potential foster and adoptive families, based on standard operating procedures, to keep children safe.

Ann Marie Leshkowich - SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia21 Jul 2017

This article draws from three narratives of secret adoptions in Vietnam to further examine and analyze the complex nature and practices of domestic adoption in the country. 

Pech Sotheary - Khmer Times 21 Jul 2017

The Cambodian Ministry of Social Affairs has announced that institutionalizing children under age 3 and the building of new orphanages in the country will be banned by the end of 2018.

MEASURE Evaluation19 Jul 2017

New MEASURE Evaluation two-year program will assess and improve Armenia's child protection system, with particular attention to children living in, or at risk of entering, residential care or those left without parental care.

Sun Narin - VOA Khmer18 Jul 2017

Families of recently reintegrated children in Cambodia express mixed feelings upon their return, reporting concerns about children receiving adequate education and support services after leaving residential care facilities. 

The Korea Herald18 Jul 2017

Since South Korea's adoption of a law banning adoption agencies from accepting undocumented babies, the number of infants abandoned in the country have increased.

Maricel Cruz - Manila Standard14 Jul 2017

Rep. Gloria Macapagal has filed a bill entitled "Act Codifying the Alternative Child Care Laws of the Philippines" to address the worsening problem of neglected and “overage children,” who are often labeled unfit for adoption.

You Soo-sun - The Korea Times13 Jul 2017

The recent death of a deported Korean adoptee ignites adoptee-led organizations to call on the Korean government to end the "industrialized international adoption" system in South Korea. 

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