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Noah Shpigel - Haaretz16 Aug 2016

This article from Haaretz discusses the increasing problem of child labor in Israel.  According to the article, children are taken from their homes through an agreement with their parents and forced to beg at highway intersections for up to 12 hours a day.  

UNHCR1 Aug 2016

Global Strategy – Beyond Detention 2014-2019 is a document released by UNHCR, which aims to support governments to end the detention of asylum-seekers and refugees.  

Yafit Sulimani-Aidan - The British Journal of Social Work15 Jun 2016

 This paper aims to address the role of future expectations among young people leaving care in the context of resilience theory and emerging adulthood theory.

Debra Kamin - Time28 Apr 2015

This article, from Time, describes the efforts of the Israeli government to evacuate babies of Israeli parents - born to surrogate mothers in Nepal - in the aftermath of the recent earthquake.

Shalhevet Attar-Schwartz, Mona Khoury-Kassabri - Child Abuse & Neglect24 Jan 2015

This study, based on a sample of 1,324 Jewish and Arab adolescents aged 11–19 in 32 RCSs, examines the prevalence and multilevel correlates of verbal (such as cursing) and indirect (such as social exclusion) forms of victimization by peers in residential care facilities.

Michael Maher King, University of Oxford25 Aug 2014

This Masters thesis paper, by Michael Maher King of the University of Oxford, reviews the situations of children in institutional alternative care in Israel and Japan.

Tamar Dinisman23 May 2014

Many young people rely on their parents when they transition into adulthood.  Young people transitioning out of alternative care rarely have that option. 

Marc Winokur, Amy Holtan, Keri E. Batchelder2 Mar 2014

This systematic review published by the Campbell Collaboration reviewed controlled experimental and quasi experimental studies in which children removed from the home for maltreatment and subsequently placed in kinship care were compared with children placed in non-kinship foster care for child welfare outcomes in the domains of well-being, permanency, or safety.

Better Care Network4 Jul 2013

This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as part of its examination during the sixty-third session (27 May-14 June 2013) of Israel’s second to fourth periodic reports to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review and Hague Intercountry Adoption Country Profile.

Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, Maartje P. C. M. Luijk, and Femmie Juffer - Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, Volume 54, Number 31 Jul 2008

In this meta-analysis of 75 studies on more than 3,888 children in 19 different countries, the intellectual development of children living in children's homes (orphanages) was compared with that of children living with their (foster) families.