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Plan International4 Apr 2017

The focus of the position is to coordinate and implement projects by Plan International Country Offices and implementing partners, provide technical support for project planning, monitoring and eva

TT The Local24 Mar 2017

In new annual report by Ombudsman for Children, Sweden was deemed inadequate in providing support for refugee children.

TT/The Local7 Mar 2017

Sweden begins physical examinations to assess the ages of young asylum seekers.

DailyMail.com8 Feb 2017

Daily Mail reports Afghan migrant teen suicides are results of stricter asylum rules. 

Jacob Lind - Sage Publications6 Sep 2016

This article discusses how children’s political agency manifests in everyday life. It shows how children who become aware of their legal status as ‘deportable’ reject this subject position and offer their own definitions of who they are and where they belong. Simultaneously, it is argued that children with varying degrees of knowledge about their legal status also express political agency through their struggle to sustain the inclusion they experience.

DAVID KEYTON and MAHSA AMINELAHI - Stars and Stripes22 Aug 2016

After being separated from his parents in a Turkish forest, Mahdi Azizi reunited with his family in Sweden after his father spotted him at an open air concert.

Judith Lind and Cecilia Lindgren - Child and Family Social Work8 Jul 2016

This paper analyzes the concluding sections of assessment reports on applicants for intercountry adoption in Sweden to answer the following question: what must be said about an individual or a couple in order for her/them to be seen as a suitable adoptive parent?

Hilma Forsman, Lars Brännström, Bo Vinnerljung, Anders Hjern - Child Abuse & Neglect16 Jun 2016

Aiming to support the design of effective intervention strategies, this study examines the hypothesized causal effect of foster children's poor school performance on subsequent psychosocial problems, here conceptualized as economic hardship, illicit drug use, and mental health problems, in young adulthood. 

Geeta Pandey, BBC News14 Mar 2016

Elisabet Purve-Jorendal was born in India and given away for adoption in 1973 when she was less than six months old. A Swedish couple adopted her when she was two-and-a-half years old. Forty-two years later, she tracked down her biological mother.

Dejan Janićijević - Factas Universitatis: Law and Politics1 Jan 2016

This paper examines the two basic models of the state authorities’ intervention into family life aimed at protecting children.

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