Central America

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

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HCCH8 Mar 2019

Honduras became the 101st Contracting Party of the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption on 6 March 2019, according to this news release from the Hague Conference. 

Kevin Sieff and Sarah Kinosian - The Washington Post2 Mar 2019

"Twenty-nine parents from across Central America who were separated from their children by U.S. immigration agents last year crossed the U.S. border on Saturday, demanding asylum hearings that might allow them to reunite with their children," according to this article from the Washington Post.

Azam Ahmed - New York Times14 Feb 2019

This article from the New York Times tells the story of the fire at the Hogar Seguro group home in Guatemala in 2017, which killed 41 girls. 

Omattie Madray and Zenainda Rosales - RISE América Latina29 Jan 2019

In this webinar presented by RISE Learning Network, Omattie Madray and Zenainda Rosales presented an extensive study recently carried out which analyzed over 100 documents and conducted over 20 interviews to gain insights on practices of organizations supporting and caring for boys affected by sexual violence in their recovery process.

Save the Children23 Jan 2019

This series of videos highlights Save the Children's work in Honduras, El Salvador and Mexico to protect migrant and returnee children. 

UNICEF15 Nov 2018

UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Officer in Nicaragua.

Better Care Network11 Oct 2018

This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as part of its examination of El Salvador's initial reports, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review and Hague Intercountry Adoption Country Profile.

Whole Child International25 Sep 2018

The Early Childhood Care and Development Adviser will lead and manage Whole Child International’s ECCD component of the recently awarded USAID’s five-year PROMOVER project.

Whole Child International6 Sep 2018

The Chief of Party is the point person for the 5 year, 7.2 million USAID project in El Salvador (4.9 from USAID, 2.3 from WCI).

Evelyn Vallejo Salcedo - International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies1 Aug 2018

The objective of the mission was to gather data on Honduras as a case study to support the IFRC global study on smart practices for protecting unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) from sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) through health and psychosocial services in last mile locations.