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Anna Bressanin - BBC News16 Jun 2016

This six-part video series from the BBC highlights the discrimination and challenges that poor women of color face in the child welfare system in New York City. 

Eric Hartman, Better Volunteering Better Care - Matador Network5 Jun 2016

This video is part of the Better Volunteering Better Care Initiative’s month-long spread of articles aimed at raising awareness around the issues of orphanage volunteering. The 3-minute video summarizes the research on how and why orphanage trips are harmful to children.

Daniel Mulloy1 Jun 2016

The filmmaker Daniel Mulloy has directed a new 20-minute film, entitled ‘Home,’ which is inspired by the current refugee crisis. 

Tara Winkler - TEDx Sydney25 May 2016

In this TED Talk, Tara Winkler, the Managing Director of the Cambodian Children’s Trust (CCT), discusses the detrimental impacts that family separation and orphanage placement have on children and speaks out against donating to, or supporting, orphanages in developing countries.

BBC News24 May 2016

This video from the BBC tells the story of a 16 year-old unaccompanied minor from Syria, named Omar. The video features Omar’s illustrations of his journey from Syria to Calais.

Enjoli Francis & Christine Romo - ABC News10 May 2016

This article and corresponding video shine light on the current status of residential institutions for children with disabilities in Mexico, who promised to make changes following Disability Rights International’s report, and the little progress made to right the abuses these children have been subjected to.

Yogita Limaye - BBC News6 May 2016

In this video, a boy in a shelter in Athens, Greece shares his story of migration to Europe and the trials and challenges he has endured.

Karin van Mullem and Arno Rozema5 May 2016

The video ‘Last Minute Orphanage’ offers an unique insight into the world of volunteering. It tells the story of 3 volunteers who travel to Cuzco Peru to volunteer for a few weeks with children.

BBC News12 Apr 2016

This video tells the story of a boy in China who lives in the countryside with his grandmother while his parents are working in a factory in another city.

To the Contrary - PBS8 Apr 2016

This special documentary episode of PBS’s “To the Contrary” explores the trend away from orphanages and towards family reunification. 

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