Lumos, Global Alliance for Chidren, Comic Relief11 Jul 2017
This online advocacy tool shares a multitude of social media graphics to be used and shared in promotion of the #ChildrenCount17 campaign. The campaign intends to bring attention to data gaps on vulnerable children living outside traditional family environments and bring together key actors to come up with a solution to ensure all children are counted.
This briefing the first in a series describing a programme of the Howard League for Penal Reform, which is intended to clarify why so many children in residential care in England and Wales are being criminalised at higher rates than their peers and identify examples of best practice to prevent their unnecessary criminalisation.
International Rescue Committee, UNHCR, UNICEF10 Jul 2017
This paper, based on findings from a consultative process with a variety of actors, captures a multitude of concrete recommendations for more efficient and harmonized policies and practices, taking into account the best interests of unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) in Europe.
In this exclusive interview with ChristianeAmanpour of CNNInternational, J.K. Rowling discusses her inspiration for founding Lumos, the impact of institutionalisation on child development and attachment, and how orphanage volunteering and foreign donations are harming vulnerable children around the world.
The approved Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Child Protection Bill 2017 by the National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights, which safeguards minors from violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect in compliance with constitutional provisions and international obligations, is a step forward in the right direction - but student Hammad Asif expresses lingering concerns about reporting incidents of child abuse and neglect.