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Boddy, Janet ; Lausten, Mette ; Backe-Hansen, Elisabeth ; Gundersen, Tonje - VIVE - Det Nationale Forsknings- og Analysecenter for Velfærd1 Jan 2019

This working paper has reviewed cross-national datasets for the general population and available national data and other relevant (grey and academic) literature concerned with young people in care and care leavers in the three study countries.

Antti Kääriälä Marie Berlin, Mette Lausten, Heikki Hiilamo, Tiina Ristikari - Children and Youth Services Review6 Jun 2018

This study adds to the literature by comparing the association between children's exposure to placement in care and lack of secondary education (i.e. post-compulsory education after age 16) across three Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, and Sweden.

Mrutyuanjai Mishra - Sunday Guardian7 May 2018

This article shares the story of Maya, a woman in Denmark who left an abusive marriage and went to a women's shelter where her children were taken from her care, and her long struggle to get her children back.

Stina Krogh Petersen - Child & Family Social Work25 Mar 2018

This article contributes to a growing body of research that takes the user perspective as its point of departure when conducting research in social work to examine how parents perceive and experience child protection practice.

Andrea Verdasco - Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 27 Feb 2018

Through the case of a young Sri Lankan woman who arrived in Denmark as an ‘unaccompanied asylum-seeking minor’ and spent five years within the Danish asylum system, this article explores how she experienced moving through different legal categories and the institutional settings associated with them.

Baviskar, Siddhartha; Sørensen, Kresta Munkholt; Madsen Sjö, Nina - EUSARF 2018 Conference1 Jan 2018

It is well documented that children placed in out-of-home care in Denmark perform poorly on a wide range of short-term and long-term outcomes compared to other children. This paper describes the core components of an innovative project that will attempt to address some of the major weaknesses of previous interventions and which, if successful, will be rolled out across foster care families nationwide.

Ole Steen Kristensen - Aarhus University, Denmark1 Jan 2018

This systematic review sought to address the lack of knowledge as to what creates setbacks and rejections during young people's transition out of care and how the youth may overcome influences of their foster care history and their experiences while in care.

Better Care Network10 Nov 2017

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 Right of the Child at their recent examinations of Denmark's report.

Martin Selsoe Sorenson - The New York Times20 Dec 2016

This article from The New York Times ​states that shelters face problems of abuse, arson, rape,and sexual molestation. 

Peter Fallesen - Children and Youth Services Review1 May 2016

This article tests how out-of-home placement of children in Denmark affects men's labor market attachment, and in so doing the authors provide a novel parallel to existing research on how fatherhood affects men, which focuses almost exclusively on a child's arrival. 

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