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Kelley Bunkers - African Child Policy Forum & Better Care Network9 Oct 2017

This report describes the details of the Africa Expert Consultation: Violence Against Children in All Care Settings, which took place 21-22 June 2017. 

Candice Fortune - The Post 6 Oct 2017

High numbers of children in kinship care in South Africa are putting a strain on the foster care system due to the intensive supervision required in order for families to receive the Foster Care Grant. 

George Gĩthĩnji - PesaCheck6 Oct 2017

Following the disappearance of 470 street-connected children after being detained in Nairobi County, county officials claim that it is the responsibility of the federal government to house and rehabilitate the children. 

Sundiata Post 6 Oct 2017

The fifteen member states of the Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) have adopted the Strategic Framework for Strengthening National Child Protection Systems to Prevent and Respond to Violence.

IMEMC News 6 Oct 2017

Youth detained in detention centers in Gaza are suffering from abuse, torture, cruel and humiliating punishment, and other human rights violations due to noncompliance with international standards. 

Laura Viviano - The Guardian 6 Oct 2017

An American couple adopted their baby by posting an advertisement on Craigslist. 

BBC News6 Oct 2017

The Canadian government has reached a major settlement with indigenous victims forcibly removed from their homes and placed in state care as children. 

Reuters in Ottowa - The Guardian6 Oct 2017

Canada will pay up to C$750m ($598m) in compensation to thousands of aboriginals who were forcibly removed as children from their families decades ago, promising to end “a terrible legacy”.

Athan Tashobya - The New Times4 Oct 2017

Faith leaders in Rwanda are being urged to contribute to child protection efforts by engaging families to prevent violence and family separation. 

Jane Bardon - PM (ABC News)4 Oct 2017

On this PM Radio segment, the family of an indigenous teen placed in residential care who recently took her own life calls on Australia's Northern Territory Government to include the prioritization of kinship care placements in its upcoming recommendations for the youth justice and child protection systems. 

 

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