With Australia's recent efforts to end orphanage tourism, Education Minister Simon Birmingham has declared that he intends to reduce the involvement and support of Asutralian schools and universities in orphanage tourism.
This article describes a 60 Minutes interview with Tara Winkler, co-founder of Cambodian Children's Trust, about the exploitation of children in orphanages, the harm caused by orphanage tourism, and Australia's potential ban on orphanage tourism.
Indian adoptees living all over the world search for their biological families and discover they were trafficked into orphanages and adopted by families overseas, often unbeknownst to their biological parents.
An inspection of children's homes in the Mukono Municipality of Uganda revealed that most were not meeting minimum standards; in response, municipality leaders have suspended the registration of new children's homes and orphanages in the area.
Philip D. Jaffé & Snejana Sulima - The Center of Research in Child-Parent Interaction (CICOP) 31 Aug 2017
This special issue of the journal Today's Children are Tomorrow's Parents explores the issue of children deprived of liberty, or the detention of children, around the globe from the perspective of experts from various disciplines.
Dongdong Li, Grace S. Chng, Chi Meng Chu - Trauma, Violence, and Abuse31 Aug 2017
This study presents findings from three separate meta-analyses investigating differences between children placed in residential care and in family foster care with regard to three outcomes: internalizing behaviors, externalizing behaviors, and perception of care.