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.

Lilian de Jesus Fontel Cunha Donato, Celina Maria Colino Magalhaes, and Laiane da Silva Corrêa - Scientific Research Publishing16 Jun 2017

This study aimed to investigate the profile and care practices of educators teaching at institutional shelters for children in the state of Pará, comparing two contexts, the metropolitan region of Belém (RMB) and the interior region of the state (IE).

Manuela Garcia Quiroga, Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis, Margarita Ibañez Fanés - Child Abuse & Neglect13 Jun 2017

The aim of this study was to compare outcomes for children living in three different types of care in Chile: biological parental care, residential care, and foster care. 

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
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.