Mónica Ruiz-Casares, Russell Steele, Rashid Bangura and Geoffrey Oyat - Global Social Welfare16 Aug 2017
This paper presents the findings from a population-based, multi-stage random cluster knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) survey of child caregivers in Liberia, revealing the primary reasons for parent-child separation and common misconceptions about alternative care.
Tobias Hecker, Getrude Mkinga, Joseph Ssenyonga, and Katharin Hermenau - Child Maltreatment in Residential Care3 Aug 2017
This chapter of Child Maltreatment in Residential Care describes Interaction Competencies with Children – for Caregivers (ICC-C), a preventative intervention approach to improve the quality of care and reduce the incidence of maltreatment within institutional care settings in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Kogi State Commissioner for Women and Social Development, Mrs. Bolanle Amupitan gives warning to children's homes facilitating illegal adoptions and those keeping children who have become adults to attract more funds from donor agencies. Baby homes are increasing, with 706 children still unclaimed in the 18 registered orphanage homes in the state.
Ghanaian children called on the government to appropriately implement policies designed to protect children from being forced into acts that deprive them of their livelihoods and interfere with their ability to attend regular school.