Christopher Knaus and Kate Lamb - The Guardian4 Feb 2018
According to this article from the Guardian, a group of former employees at an orphanage in Bali, Indonesia have issued a detailed complaint about the exploitative activities of the orphanage to Save the Children, who have passed it on to Indonesian authorities.
In this opinion piece for Australia's ABC News, Joseph Cheer - lecturer and researcher in tourism at Monash University - writes about recent changes in the "voluntourism" sector, including a shift in what is considered best practices in regard to orphanage volunteering.
Nakisanze Segawa - Global Press Journal12 Jan 2018
This special report from the Global Press Journal explains Uganda's recent "crackdown" on children's homes, highlighting the transition of one institution in particular, Hope Center Uganda, from a residential care home to a community center.
Helen Nianias - Chatham House: The Royal Institute of International Affairs1 Jan 2018
This report from Chatham House explains how foreign volunteers and donations fuel the orphanage industry in Uganda and the work of Hope and Homes for Children to deinstitutionalize children and stop them "being seen as valuable assets."
In this piece for the Huffington Post, Dr. Shannon Senefeld, Senior Vice President for Overseas Operations at Catholic Relief Services, makes a case explaining why donors (particularly those from the U.S.) should not donate their money to orphanages.