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CEN8 Mar 2018

El objetivo del webinar es valorar la situación actual de la institucionalización de los niños y niñas en Guatemala y llamar a la acción para que nunca más debamos lamentar tragedias similares a la tragedia del fuego den el "Hogar Seguro."

CEN8 Mar 2018

The objective of this webinar is to evaluate the current sitution in regards to children's institutionalization in Guatemala and raise a call to action to ensure tragedies like that of the "Hogar Seguro" fire never happen again. 

University of Curaçao Dr. Moises Da Costa Gomez, Universiteit Leiden, UNICEF5 Mar 2018

The Frontiers of Children's Rights in the Caribbean Region Spring School is a special edition of the Leiden-based Frontiers of Children's Rights Summer School, organised in close cooperation with the University of Curaçao Dr. Moises Da Costa Gomez.

UNICEF21 Feb 2018

UNICEF is seeking a Project Management Consultant in Child Protection. 

Save the Children20 Feb 2018

Save the Children is seeking a Senior Director of Child Protection. 

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children14 Feb 2018

Prepared for the Agenda 2030 for Children: End Violence Solutions Summit, held in Stockholm, Sweden, on 14-15 February 2018, this report tracks progress towards prohibition and elimination of corporal punishment of children in Pathfinding countries. 

Anthony Faiola - Washington Post12 Feb 2018

This article from the Washington Post describes how Venezuela's economic crisis has become so severe that it has left many parents unable to provide care to their children, leading them to relinquish those children to the care of orphanages throughout the country.

Elysia V. Clemens, Kristin Klopfenstein, Trent L. Lalonde, Matt Tis - Children and Youth Services Review9 Feb 2018

This study examined the effects of placement and school stability on students' academic growth before, during, and after out-of-home placements.

Amy M. Salazar, Kevin R. Jones, Jamie Amemiya, Adrian Cherry, Eric C. Brown, Richard F. Catalano, Kathryn C. Monahan - Children and Youth Services Review8 Feb 2018

This study addresses three key research questions: (1) How do older youth in foster care define their personal permanency goals? (2) How much progress have these youth made in achieving their personal permanency goals and other aspects of relational permanency, and how does this vary by gender, race, and age? and (3) What transition-related outcomes are associated with relational permanency achievement? 

Debra Utacia Krol - Vice8 Feb 2018

This article from Vice highlights the need for more Native foster carers in the United States and the issues that arise when Native children are placed in the care of non-Native foster parents.