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Marianne Jakobsen, Melinda Ashley Meyer DeMott, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Trond Heir - BMJ Open16 May 2017

This study examined the mental health of unaccompanied refugee minors during the asylum-seeking process, with a focus on specific stages in the asylum process, such as age assessment, placement in a supportive or non-supportive facility and final decision on the asylum applications.

Financial Tribune6 Mar 2017

The child adoption rate in Iran has risen 35%.

DAVID KEYTON and MAHSA AMINELAHI - Stars and Stripes22 Aug 2016

After being separated from his parents in a Turkish forest, Mahdi Azizi reunited with his family in Sweden after his father spotted him at an open air concert.

Better Care Network14 Mar 2016

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child. 

Manijeh Nourian PhD; Farahnaz Mohammadi Shahboulaghi, PhD; Kian Nourozi Tabrizi, PhD; Maryam Rassouli, PhD; Akbar Biglarrian, PhD29 Feb 2016

This article primarily discusses a study that was conducted to determine resilience and contributing factors in high-risk adolescents living in residential care facilities affiliated to Tehran Welfare Organization.

Editor: Olga Cvejić Jančić1 Jan 2016

Meant to highlight the maxim that every child deserves the best that we all have to give; this book provides a review of the progress made since The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.  It contains reports from 21 countries on the status of the rights of the child.  The countries are:  Australia, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Japan, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Solomon Islands, Spain, the Netherlands, the UK, the USA, Uzbekistan and Venezuela. There are no reports from Africa.

Saeed Kamali Dehghan, The Guardian25 Sep 2013

This article in the Guardian reports on a new bill passed by parliamentarians in Iran that includes a clause that allows a man to marry his adopted daughter and while she is as young as 13 years. According to the article, activists and experts inside and outside of Iran have expressed their alarm at the proposal.

Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, Maartje P. C. M. Luijk, and Femmie Juffer - Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, Volume 54, Number 31 Jul 2008

In this meta-analysis of 75 studies on more than 3,888 children in 19 different countries, the intellectual development of children living in children's homes (orphanages) was compared with that of children living with their (foster) families.