Caribbean

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in the Caribbean. Browse resources by country or category for more specific information.

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Better Care Network9 Apr 2019

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Jamaica Observer7 Mar 2019

"A pilot foster care project will be undertaken over the next year as the [Jamaican] Government moves to place more children under State care in stable family settings," according to this article from the Jamaica Observer. 

UNICEF11 Jan 2019

The overall purpose of this consultancy will be to finalise the 5 -year strategic document on violence against children for CARICOM Region. 

Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO)1 Jan 2019

The Christian Alliance for Orphans has offered this challenge grant opportunity to spark innovation as child-serving organizations create or expand effective family care solutions for children. The organizations have reported their progress in a series of videos. 

Emma Batha - Thomson Reuters Foundation14 Nov 2018

"Orphanages have become a lucrative business in developing countries, leading to the trafficking of children to fill them," says this article from Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Julien Neaves - Newsday11 Oct 2018

The government of Trinidad and Tobago has completed its draft National Child Policy, according to this article from Newsday.

Together for Girls1 Aug 2018

This fact sheet presents country-specific data from the Violence Against Children Survey (VACS) in Haiti.

David Crary  |  AP - Washington Post26 Jul 2018

The government of Haiti has set out "to improve the deplorable status of the country’s children," through a partnership between the state child welfare agency and several international child-service organizations, by beginning to build a foster care system in the country, according to this article from the Washington Post.

Sita Bridgemohan - Trinidad and Tobago Newsday11 Jul 2018

According to this article from Trinidad and Tobago Newsday, the Children Authority in Tobago plans to regularize foster care and promote kinship care in the country.

Jack DeWaard, Jenna Nobles, Katharine M. Donato - Population, Space and Place23 May 2018

This study from Population, Space and Place provides the first estimates of the prevalence of parental absence via migration that are comparable across populations in contemporary Latin America.

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