During the launch of Malta's public consultation on standards of adoption, the Minister of Family Affairs announced that adoptive families will benefit from up to €10,000 and be partially refunded for travel expenses.
Raquel Barroso, Maria Barbosa-Ducharne, and Vanessa Coelho - Child & Family Social Work13 Sep 2017
This study investigated Portuguese adolescent adoptees' perceptions of their attachment relationships with their adopted parents compared to adolescents living with biological parents and adolescents living in residential care.
Valentina Calcaterra & Maria Luisa Raineri - Department of Sociology, Catholic University of Milan1 Aug 2017
This article presents the research of the project "Giving Young People a Voice: Advocacy in Children’s Homes," which evaluated the implementation of a visiting advocacy project and services provided by an independent advocate working in children's homes in Italy.
Beatriz San Román & Karen S Rotabi - International Social Work 24 Jul 2017
This study investigated how adoptive and prospective adoptive parents in Spain deal with signs of fraud and corruption within the intercountry adoption process, illuminating the dismissal of the systemic failures of intercountry adoption and the rights of birth families.
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)20 Jul 2017
This report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides data on migration throughout the EU from 1-30 June 2017. The report includes data on the child protection situation for migrant children, particularly the identification, emergency placement and accommodation of unaccompanied children.
Greek authorities on the island of Lesbos are inaccurately identifying and registering unaccompanied migrant children as adults upon their arrival, denying young people the care and protection they deserve.