The Committee's recommendations on the issues relevant to children's care are highlighted, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review and Hague Intercountry Adoption Country Profile.
M. Soledad Segretin1,2, M. Julia Hermida3, Lucía M. Prats, Carolina S. Fracchia, Eliana Ruetti, and Sebastián J. Lipina - New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development2 Jun 2016
The aim of the present paper is to systematically review the empirical studies that have analyzed the associations between poverty and cognitive development in children under 18 years of age from Latin American and Caribbean countries between 2000 and 2015.
In light of a UN meeting this week to review indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Lumos, along with the Better Care Network and over 170 other organizations, have signed a letter to the UN urging the inclusion of children living outside of households and/or without parental care in UN data collection.
In this article, the author discusses "voluntourism", where volunteers travel to other countries for a week or two for a “project” — a temporary medical clinic, an orphanage visit or a school construction. A 2008 study estimated that 1.6 million people volunteer on vacation, spending around $2 billion annually.