Central America

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UNICEF24 May 2019

UNICEF calls for bids (RFP) to establish a contract for Consultancy services to support the development of a deinstitutionalization/care reform process in Mexico.

Sindy Flores - New York Times3 Apr 2019

In this opinion piece for the New York Times, Sindy Flores, a mother and migrant to the US from Honduras, writes about her experience of family separation in the US.

Carlos Ríos Espinosa - Human Rights Watch15 Mar 2019

Mexico’s Supreme Court First Chamber has issued a ruling declaring that the practice of placing one 50-year old man with an intellectual disability under "guardianship," and thus stripping him of his autonomy and many basic rights, is discriminatory, according to this news release from Human Rights Watch.

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. 

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. 

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)1 Dec 2018

This study seeks to improve understanding of the risks and types of sexual and gender-based violence faced by children who migrate on their own, as well as the unfortunate and widespread gaps in protection and assistance for these children.