Published jointly with UNICEF, this new BCN Working Paper focuses on the role of gatekeeping in strengthening family-based care and reforming alternative care systems. This Working Paper reviews different approaches to gatekeeping in five countries--Brazil, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Moldova, and Rwanda--to consider what has and has not worked, to analyze lessons learned from practice, and to reflect on the implications for improving policy and programs in this area.
Stela Grigoras & Florence Martin - GSSWA Blog24 Sep 2015
This post on the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance blog, by Stela Grigoras from Partnership for Every Child, Moldova, and Florence Martin, director of the Better Care Network, provides an overview of the situation of children's care in Moldova and ways that community level workers are engaged in helping to reform the care system.
Andy Guth and Jocelyn Penner Hall - The Georgian Coalition for Child and Youth Welfare (GCCYW), The Coalition for Child and Youth Welfare, ChildPact, World Vision1 Jun 2015
The Child Protection Index (the Index) is a comparative policy tool, organised and implemented by local and national level civil society organisations, that examines a country’s current child protection system using a common set of 626 indicators that measure a country’s policy and actions toward greater child protection. This Index measures Moldova’s efforts toward child protection in comparison with other countries in the region.
Liza Yanovich - Migration Policy Institute 23 Jan 2015
This article from the Migration Policy Institute examines the impact of labor migration on children who are left behind, from an economic and social lens, and with particular attention to gendered implications.
Michaella Vanore, Valentina Mazzucato, Melissa Siegel - Social Science & Medicine1 Jan 2015
Using data collected from a nationally-representative household survey conducted in Moldova between September 2011 and February 2012, this paper analyses the psychosocial health outcomes of children of migrant parents by comparing them with children without migrant parents (n = 1979).
Better Care Network and the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance1 Jan 2015
This working paper, produced by the Better Care Network and the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance, explores the topic of social service workforce strengthening as it relates to child care reform.