Guatemala

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Disability Rights International 9 Aug 2017

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has called for urgent action to reintegrate children and psychiatric detainees who have been living in institutions into their communities

Beatriz San Román & Karen S Rotabi - International Social Work 24 Jul 2017

This study investigated how adoptive and prospective adoptive parents in Spain deal with signs of fraud and corruption within the intercountry adoption process, illuminating the dismissal of the systemic failures of intercountry adoption and the rights of birth families. 

Sofia Menchu & Richard Chang (Editor) - Reuters12 Jun 2017

Guatemala arrested three human rights officials and two police officers for their alleged responsibility in the death of 41 girls who died in a blaze in a children's shelter.

UNHCR31 May 2017

As the number of children fleeing gang violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras soars, UNHCR is launching a campaign for US$18 million in vital aid.

BBC5 Apr 2017

BBC reports the minister of social welfare, his deputy, and the director of Virgen de Asuncion have been charged with negligent homicide.

ChildFund International4 Apr 2017

The Advisor will provide technical guidance and support in the process of continuous institutional capacity building, program improvement, and promotion of regional strategic relationships.

Eric Rosenthal - The Washington Post22 Mar 2017

A Washington Post op-ed piece written by Eric Rosenthal on why orphanages should be eliminated.

Alberto Arce and Sonia Perez D. – Associated Press22 Mar 2017

This article provides a detailed account of the tragic fire that occurred on March 8, 2017 at the Virgen de la Asunción home in Guatemala.

Lucy Westcott - Newsweek16 Mar 2017

Nine survivors of the children’s home fire in Guatemala were flown to the U.S. for burn treatment.

Disability Rights International15 Mar 2017

Entre el 7 y 11 de marzo de 2017, investigadores de Disability Rights International (DRI) viajaron a Guatemala para entrevistar los sobrevivientes de vivienda institucional. Este documento presente la información recopilada y las recomendaciones de DRI a Guatemala.

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