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Why J.K. Rowling Is Right To Discourage Orphanage Voluntourism

Christine Ro - Forbes

In this article for Forbes, Christine Ro describes how "orphanages are the main cause of the unnecessary separation of children from their families" and discusses the recent launch of Lumos' #HelpingNotHelping campaign which calls for an end to orphanage volunteering.

A Choice No Parent Should Have to Make

Rebecca Smith - Save the Children

In this blog post for Save the Children, Rebecca Smith, Senior Child Protection Adviser at Save the Children, writes about access to education (or lack thereof) as a driving force for the institutionalization of children around the globe.

The Christian Case Against the Orphanage

Krish Kandiah - Christianity Today

In this piece for Christianity Today, Krish Kandiah writes about the Christian community's support for orphanages around the globe and how their well-meaning support has contributed to the separation of families and other negative impacts on the wellbeing of children.