South America

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Sexual Violence Research Initiative18 Sep 2017

On 18 September 2017, the Sexual Violence Research Initiative will hold its 5th international conference, the SVRI Forum 2017.

Lumos2 Jun 2017

Lumos es una organización internacional cuyo trabajo se centra en poner fin a la institucionalización de los niños a nivel mundial para el año 2050.

Lumos2 Jun 2017

Lumos is an international organisation working to end the institutionalisation of children globally by 2050.

Lumos2 Jun 2017

El Director de Programas e Incidencia estará ubicado en Panamá (aunque podrían considerarse otras ubicaciones), ocupará un puesto a tiempo completo, reportará directamente al Director General Adjunto y será responsable de la ejecución operativa general, la elaboración de políticas y la incidencia en la región de América Latina y el Caribe.

Lumos2 Jun 2017

Based in Panama (alternative locations would be considered), this full time role will report directly to the Deputy CEO and is responsible for overall operational delivery, policy development and advocacy in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

National Movement for Family and Community Coexistence22 May 2017
Location: 
Recife, Brazil

The National Movement for Family and Community Coexistence, through its Executive Secretariat - ABTH, member of the RISE Network in Brazil; the Special Secretariat for Human Rights; the National Co

Fabiane Friedrich Schütz, Luciana Cassarino-Perez, Vitória Ermel Córdova - Psychosocial Well-being of Children and Adolescents in Latin America9 May 2017

This chapter aims to (1) review results of recent studies, conducted in different countries, on the subjective well-being of children; (2) provide an overview of residential care in Brazil; (3) discuss recent research findings from the Research Group on Community Psychology (GPPC) of well-being in children in southern Brazil; and (4) discuss the specifics of the research context with children on state protection.

BBC16 Apr 2017

This article shows that little has been done to change the situation for street children in Salvador.

Ise Bosch, Eva-Maria Hilgarth, Sarah Blakemore, Amani Njogu, Nguyen Van Hue, Karin Demuth – Dreilinden1 Apr 2017

Dreilinden produced this working paper to improve practice in the area of *LGBTI children in care. This paper has texts in a variety of formats from around the world and contains three sections that cover research and tools, interviews, and practice examples.

Diego Silva Balerio and Pablo Dominguez Collette - UNICEF1 Jan 2017

La publicación que se presenta pretende ser un aporte en desarrollando herramientas, metodologías de trabajo, y estrategias para desinternar a niños en distintos momentos vitales. A partir de la experiencia de trabajo y la reflexión sobre su propia práctica, La Barca ordena, sistematiza y pone a disposición de todos los actores del sistema de protección a la infancia los principales aprendizajes de la tarea realizada en los últimos años.

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