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 of the combined fourth and fifth periodic reports of Colombia (CRC/C/COL/4-5).
This Guide, written in Spanish, features a compilation of several social protection programs, services and public policies that resulted in the prevention of family breakdown and in the support of families and communities in caring and protecting their children. All these examples are taken from the Latin American region, Italy and Romania.
The Star Tribune, a newspaper based in Minnesota, USA, reports on a program designed to match older “orphans” from Colombia to adoptive families in Minnesota through a week-long camp which allows for in-person introductions and interactions.
SOS Children’s Villages and the University of Bedfordshire 1 Jan 2014
This report from SOS Children’s Villages and the University of Bedfordshire provides reviews and assessments of the implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children in 21 countries around the world.
This paper examines the short-term impact of conditional cash transfer programs in comparison to traditional social assistance programs. Programs in Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua and Turkey are highlighted.