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Better Care Network5 Mar 2019

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. The Committees' recommendations on the issues relevant to children's care are highlighted, as well as other care-related concluding observations, ratification dates, and links to the Universal Periodic Review and Hague Intercountry Adoption Country Profile.

ISPCAN2 Sep 2018
Location: 
Prague, Czech Republic

The theme of this year's ISPCAN Congress, to be held in Prague, Czech Republic 2-5 September 2018, is "Child Protection in the Changing World."

Iva Junova and Gabriela Slaninova - International Conference of Society, Health and Welfare1 Jan 2018

The aim of the article is to describe the system of the substitute family care in the Czech Republic and to introduce a foster care as one of the institutes of the substitute family care.

Veronika Blažková & Daniela Nováková - Street Children: An International Perspective1 Jan 2018

This article describes the changes in institutional care in the Czech Republic that were ushered in with the acceptance of the law on the execution of institutional or protective upbringing in 2002.

Viera Vavrecková, Michaela Tichá, & Zlata Ondrúšová - DANUBE: Law, Economics and Social Issues Review1 Dec 2017

The objective of this essay is to determine how substitute child care in the Czech Republic has changed in the last ten years.

Czech News Agency (CTK) - Prague Daily Monitor20 Jul 2017

Over the past five years, the number of children in the Czech Republic returned from institutional care to their biological parents has increased by one-third. 

Dr Sarah Woodin - Mental Disability Advocacy Centre, Ann Craft Trust, Global Initiative on Psychiatry, The League of Human Rights 1 May 2017

This report is one of several outputs arising from the project “Identifying and Preventing Abuse of Children with Mental Disabilities in Institutions.” The report presents findings from the monitoring of European institutions where children with intellectual disabilities and children with psychosocial disabilities live on a permanent or semi-permanent basis, through the development of tools and guidance aligned with international human rights law and policy.

CatholicCulture.org - Catholic World News9 Jan 2017

Czech bishop calls government's preference for foster care "completely unrealistic".

E. Křížová, H. Janečková, J. Běláček — Central European Journal of Public Health24 Dec 2016

This abstract relays the findings of a survey on informal carers' views and opinions under the current conditions of social support in the Czech Republic. 

TransMonEE1 Nov 2016

This document summarizes the content of the 6-7 October 2016 Network Meeting of National Statistical Offices. The event comprised of a number of presentations on topics related to the SDGs and data on children in alternative care. 

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