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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. 

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.

Disability Rights International16 Jul 2018

Este informe documenta violaciones a derechos humanos, explotación y trata de niñas, niños y adolescentes con y sin discapacidad en instituciones Guatemala.

Disability Rights International16 Jul 2018

This report from Disability Rights International documents the human rights violations, exploitation, and trafficking of children with and without disabilities in Guatemala.

CEN1 Apr 2018

Esta llamada a la acción se propone activar, o profundizar y fortalecer —según el estado de avance en cada país— apuntan a poner fin al acogimiento de niños y niñas en centros residenciales sin que éste responda a los principios de necesidad e idoneidad encuadrados en las Directrices de Naciones Unidas sobre las modalidades de cuidado alternativo de los niños.

CEN1 Apr 2018

This call to action was issued by the Center of Excellence for Children in Latin American (CEN - el Centro de Excelencia por la Niñez), a joint initiative of RELAF and Hope and Homes for Children, in response to a fire that killed 41 girls and injured 15 others in a children's home in Guatemala in March 2017.

CEN8 Mar 2018

El objetivo del webinar es valorar la situación actual de la institucionalización de los niños y niñas en Guatemala y llamar a la acción para que nunca más debamos lamentar tragedias similares a la tragedia del fuego den el "Hogar Seguro."

CEN8 Mar 2018

The objective of this webinar is to evaluate the current sitution in regards to children's institutionalization in Guatemala and raise a call to action to ensure tragedies like that of the "Hogar Seguro" fire never happen again. 

Better Care Network 28 Feb 2018

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 Guatemala's report. 

Lauren Heidbrink - Children and Youth Services Review31 Jan 2018

From ethnographic research with unaccompanied children in the United States and Guatemala, this paper explores emergent and, at times, conflicting narratives of care that young migrants encounter while in U.S. federal custody.