"Some 3 million Venezuelans have migrated in three years, putting a growing strain on the country’s children as more parents are forced into the heart-wrenching decision to leave," says this article from Reuters.
In this video from BBC News, Vladimir Hernandez visits the capital city of Caracas in Venezuela to investigate the situation of mothers and children who have been impacted by Venezuela's humanitarian crisis.
This article from the Washington Post describes how Venezuela's economic crisis has become so severe that it has left many parents unable to provide care to their children, leading them to relinquish those children to the care of orphanages throughout the country.
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.
SOS Children’s Villages and the University of Bedfordshire 1 Jan 2014
This report from SOS Children’s Villages and the University of Bedfordshire provides reviews and assessments of the implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children in 21 countries around the world.