UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist to develop and support UNICEF programmes around prevention and response to violence against children and social welfare systems strengening, including family support, adoption, alternative care and social protection.
Better Care Network (BCN) is recruiting for a Knowledge and Communications Specialist to manage the day–to-day operation and development of BCN’s information platforms, including its website, newsletter, and social media outlets.
World Learning is inviting individuals and organizations to submit proposals to Develop Community-level Case Management Guidance to Support Family Care for Children with Disabilities, for use by those working in child care reform.
Lindsay Murdoch - Sydney Morning Herald16 Aug 2017
A parliamentary committee sitting in Canberra is considering adding a world-first clause in a Modern Slavery Act aiming to cut the supply of Australian money to foreign child care institutions and redirect it to help reintegrate children into their home communities; the clause would also make it a criminal offense for Australians to visit foreign orphanages.
Mónica Ruiz-Casares, Russell Steele, Rashid Bangura and Geoffrey Oyat - Global Social Welfare16 Aug 2017
This paper presents the findings from a population-based, multi-stage random cluster knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) survey of child caregivers in Liberia, revealing the primary reasons for parent-child separation and common misconceptions about alternative care.