Eastern Asia

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in Eastern Asia. Browse resources by country or category for more specific information.

Sina22 Mar 2017

China orders authorities to check all qualifications, facilities, services and safety management for all government foster care facilities.

Elise Gould, Jessica Schieder - Economic Policy Institute 7 Mar 2017

This blog article from the Economic Policy Institute notes that policy makers ignore legislation that could make it easier for women to balance work and home obligations.

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children and Save the Children30 Dec 2016

This comprehensive report discusses progress made towards universal prohibition of corporal punishment of children, including by highlighting examples from individual states that have recently implemented legal and policy reforms. 

Neil Conner - The Telegraph14 Dec 2016

The Telegraph reports that police in China rescued 36 children from traffickers. 

Wang Mingting and Li Rongde - Caixin Online10 Nov 2016

Article from China stating rural migrant parents who leave their children behind for extended periods could face criminal charges over their failure to provide adequate care, China's Ministry of Civil Affairs said Wednesday.

Alyssa Jeong Perry - The Guardian28 Oct 2016

Adam Crapser was adopted and brought to the U.S. from South Korea at four years old.  Now, at 41, he's forced to return to a country he barely knows.

Han Meng - Sixth Tone25 Oct 2016

A Fulbright scholar compares adoption experiences in China with those in America.

University of Eastern Finland18 Oct 2016

Fudan University and the University of Eastern Finland will open a joint Sino-Finnish Centre for Child Protection Research, SFCPR, in Shanghai. 

The Yomiuri Shimbun - The Japan News26 Sep 2016

An article from Japan News emphasizing the importance of promoting and expanding Japan’s foster parent system for the purpose of providing warm, reassuring environments in which children who cannot live with their parents due to abuse or other reasons can live.

Michele L. Statz - Sage Publications28 Aug 2016

This article examines and discusses the designation of unaccompanied Chinese children as "Unaccompanied Alien Children" and the processes experienced in obtaining such designations.

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