Haiti

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Emma Batha - Thomson Reuters Foundation14 Nov 2018

"Orphanages have become a lucrative business in developing countries, leading to the trafficking of children to fill them," says this article from Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Together for Girls1 Aug 2018

This fact sheet presents country-specific data from the Violence Against Children Survey (VACS) in Haiti.

David Crary  |  AP - Washington Post26 Jul 2018

The government of Haiti has set out "to improve the deplorable status of the country’s children," through a partnership between the state child welfare agency and several international child-service organizations, by beginning to build a foster care system in the country, according to this article from the Washington Post.

Lindsay Stark, Matthew MacFarlane, Beth L Rubenstein, Gary Yu, Celina Jensen, Katharine Williamson - BMJ Global Health17 May 2018

This study explores findings of a population-based approach to measure the prevalence of unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) during the Hurricane Matthew aftermath in Haiti.

Celina Jensen, Beth L. Rubenstein, Matthew MacFarlane, Lindsay Stark - Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action16 Apr 2018

The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of evaluating movement of children into residential care following an emergency.

Better Care Network13 Apr 2018

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. 

Jude Mary Cénat, Daniel Derivois, Martine Hébert, Laetitia Mélissande Amédée, Amira Karray - Child Abuse & Neglect20 Feb 2018

This article aimed to investigate traumas experienced by street children and their coping and resilience strategies used to deal with adversities in a logic of survival, relying on a mixed method approach.

Ben Fox, Associated Press - ABC News2 Feb 2018

According to this article from ABC News and the Associated Press, ten senators from the United States have called on the government of Haiti to shut down an orphanage where a number of children being adopted by US families were allegedly sexually abused.

Jacqueline Charles - Miami Herald25 Dec 2017

This article from the Miami Herald describes the vulnerability of children in Haiti, particularly along the Haitian-Dominican border, to trafficking, abandonment, and family separation and efforts made to combat child trafficking in the country.

Karen McVeigh - The Guardian15 Dec 2017

"The mothers of Haiti’s 'peacekeeper babies' have filed the first legal action against both the UN and individual peacekeeping soldiers in paternity and child support claims," according to this article from the Guardian. 

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