Southern Asia

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Udayan Care16 Mar 2018

The 3rd BICON, organized by Udayan Care with support from Amity University and in partnership with UNICEF, is for everyone involved in the care of OHC children and youth in South Asia. It will bring together national and international experts, individuals and organisations working on child protection and alternative care and civil society representatives from SA countries. 

UNICEF5 Dec 2017

UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Officer in Bangladesh. 

Maria Thomas - Quartz17 Nov 2017

Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation has launched an online interactive game simulating the experience of child trafficking in India to raise awareness around the issue, according to the article. 

Laiqh A. Khan - The Hindu11 Nov 2017

This article from the Hindu describes the current debate between a faction of child rights advocates and the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) regarding the care and placement of a group of 16 trafficked children who were illegally sold into adoption in the Mysuru district in Karnataka, India.

Katie Arnold - Reuters7 Nov 2017

This article shines light on the vulnerability to trafficking and exploitation of children in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

The Assam Tribune6 Nov 2017

At a recent review meeting of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) in the Kamrup Metropolitan district of India, the Kamrup Deputy Commissioner Dr M Angamuthu ordered all childcare institutes (CCI)s in the district to legally register themselves under the Juvenile Justice Act 2015 and Rules, or face legal action, according to the article.

Poppy McPherson - The Guardian4 Nov 2017

Nearly a million people of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh since August - and are now living in refugee camps in the port town of Cox's Bazar - to escape what the UN

K. G. Gopakumar, Kamalakshi G. Bhat, Shantharam Baliga, Nitin Joseph, Neha Mohan, Avinash K. Shetty - Quality of Life Research26 Oct 2017

The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of care at foster homes on the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of children living with HIV (CLHIV), attending a referral ART Centre, and to compare their HRQOL with children living in their own homes.

Olivia Lang & Kevin McGregor - 100 Women: BBC News11 Oct 2017

This BBC 100 Women video features Indira Ranamagar, who ensures Nepali children whose mothers are incarcerated receive safe homes, care and education. 

Udayan Care1 Oct 2017

This document provides a full report of the workshop on “Depression in Children and Young Persons living in Alternative Care: Challenges and Possibilities.”