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SOS Children’s Villages International 13 Jun 2019

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.

Opening Doors for Europe's Children15 Mar 2019

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.

Dina Weindl and Brigitte Lueger-Schuster - BMC Psychology17 Sep 2018

This study sought to investigate the emotional facet of self–esteem (SE) in 46 adult survivors of institutional childhood maltreatment (IM) in foster care settings provided by the City of Vienna.

Alan Carr, Hollie Duff, Fiona Craddock - Trauma, Violence, & Abuse22 Jul 2018

The aim of the systematic review described in this article was to determine the outcome of child maltreatment in long-term childcare and the scope of the evidence base in this area.

Opening Doors for Europe's Children1 Feb 2018

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. 

Hege Stein Helland, Katrin Križ, Sagrario Segado Sánchez-Cabezudo, Marit Skivenes - Children and Youth Services Review19 Dec 2017

This article examines whether migrant children are viewed differently than native children, employing an experiment on a representative sample of the populations of Austria, Norway and Spain.

SOS Children’s Villages International 1 May 2014

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

Better Care Network13 Mar 2014

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