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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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.

Bryan Avelar - BBC Mundo1 Aug 2018

This article from BBC News tells the stories of "cuckoo families" in El Salvador, women and families who are chosen and coerced by gang members to care for certain children. 

Disability Rights International16 Jul 2018

Este informe documenta violaciones a derechos humanos, explotación y trata de niñas, niños y adolescentes con y sin discapacidad en instituciones Guatemala.

Disability Rights International16 Jul 2018

This report from Disability Rights International documents the human rights violations, exploitation, and trafficking of children with and without disabilities in Guatemala.

Ingunn Studsrød, Ingunn T. Ellingsen, Carolina Muñoz Guzmán and Sandra E. Mancinas Espinoza - Social Policy and Society6 Jul 2018

This article presents findings from a cross-national study exploring how social workers in child welfare conceptualise ‘family’, and how they relate to ‘family’ in their practice.

Mao‐Mei Liu, Fernando Riosmena, Mathew J. Creighton - Population, Space and Place19 Jun 2018

This paper examines the gendered roles of sibling position and network‐derived social capital in Mexican and Senegalese international migration.