The content of this Call to Action comes from what was heard from young people with care experience as well as from the professionals working with them. It outlines three primary actions to realize careleavers' rights in the law and in practice and to allocate adequate funds for realizing these rights.
Maria Groinig & Stephan Sting - Children and Youth Services Review22 Mar 2019
The increasing importance of higher levels of formal education and training leads to an extended transition phase to adulthood in Austria. This article explores how care leavers are confronted with new disadvantages and with a lack of political and societal attention.
This factsheet highlights the developments and challenges still ahead in Austria and offers key recommendations to the EU and the national government to ensure that children are cared for in family-based settings.
The 2017 country factsheets provide an update on the status of child protection and care reforms from 16 European countries that are the focus of Opening Doors for Europe’s Children campaign in Phase II.
Brigitte Lueger-Schuster, Matthias Knefel, Tobias M. Glück, Reinhold Jagsch, Viktoria Kantor, Dina Weindl - Child Abuse & Neglect22 Dec 2017
This study examines and compares the extent of child maltreatment (physical, emotional, and sexual abuse; physical and emotional neglect) and lifetime traumatization with regard to current adult mental health in a group of survivors of institutional abuse and a comparison group from the community.
SOS Children's Villages is offering a paid internship based in its international office in Vienna to support a global campaign team in the day to day running and future development of its global advocacy Care For Me project