Colombia

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Better Care Network30 Sep 2016

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities during the sixteenth session (15 Aug 2016 – 2 Sep 2016) of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Carolina Vargas-Porras, Beatriz Villamizar-Carvajal, Edinson Fabian Ardila-Suárez - Enfermería Clínica25 Apr 2016

The purpose of this study was to determine the factors associated with the risk of negligence in child care during the first year of rearing in adolescent and adult mothers.

Carolina Vargas-Porras, Beatriz Villamizar-Carvajal, Edinson Fabian Ardila-Suárez - Enfermería Clínica25 Apr 2016

El objetivo de este estudio fue determinar los factores asociados al riesgo de negligencia en el cuidado del hijo durante el primer año de crianza en madres adolescentes y adultas.

BBC News26 Feb 2016

Two sisters in Colombia who were separated when they were children after an avalanche destroyed their town have been reunited 30 years later

Save the Children1 Jan 2016

Este documento discute el enfoque integral utilizado por Save the Children para promover la sinergia entre la autonomía personal y el desarrollo económico. 

Save the Children1 Jan 2016

This document discusses the comprehensive approach used by Save the Children to promote synergy between personal autonomy and economic development. 

Michelle A. Novelle & Judith G. Gonyea - Children & Youth Services Review30 Nov 2015

This qualitative study explores eighteen institutionalized male adolescent Colombian social orphans' perspectives on the nature of their relationships with non-parental adults in their immediate environment.

RELAF y UNICEF1 Feb 2015

Esta Guía reúne una serie de programas, prácticas y políticas públicas que resultaron en la garantía del derecho a la convivencia familiar y comunitaria de niñas y niños en su primera infancia. En particular, se caracterizan por ser innovadoras o por haber obtenido buenos resultados en la protección y la restitución de este derecho. Las experiencias recopiladas abarcan programas, proyectos e iniciativas públicas, privadas o mixtas de fortalecimiento familiar, provisión de cuidados alternativos, y de reintegración familiar. 

RELAF and UNICEF1 Jan 2015

This Guide, written in Spanish, features a compilation of several social protection programs, services and public policies that resulted in the prevention of family breakdown and in the support of families and communities in caring and protecting their children.  All these examples are taken from the Latin American region, Italy and Romania.

James Walsh, Star Tribune3 Dec 2014

The Star Tribune, a newspaper based in Minnesota, USA, reports on a program designed to match older “orphans” from Colombia to adoptive families in Minnesota through a week-long camp which allows for in-person introductions and interactions.

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