Eastern Asia

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Kerry Allen - BBC News11 Jan 2018

A photograph of a young boy in China with frozen hair has captured the attention of the public and has "sparked renewed discussion online about child poverty," according to this article from the BBC. 

You Soo-sun - The Korea Times21 Dec 2017

South Korea is considering ratifying the Hague Adoption Convention, according to this article from the Korea Times. 

UNICEF18 Dec 2017

UNICEF is seeking an intern to support the Violence against Children Survey (VACS) and knowledge management of policies and practices in child protection. 

Better Care Network20 Nov 2017

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as part of its examination of North Korea’s periodic report to the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Katelyn Hemmeke - Korea Exposé24 Oct 2017

This article, from Korea Exposé, shines light on the many difficulties and obstacles that South Korean adoptees face in trying to identify and locate their birth families. 

Chenyue Zhao, Xudon Zhou, Feng Wang, Minmin Jiang, and Therese Hesketh - Children and Youth Services Review22 Sep 2017

This study evaluated the feasibility, acceptance, preliminary outcomes and potential sustainability of a community-based intervention program for left behind children in China. 

Ikuko Higuchi and Ayano Kume - The Yomiuri Shimbun17 Sep 2017

17.5% of children who need care in Japan live in foster placements, while most of them are living in institutions; an expert panel of the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry, however, has announced a new goal which prioritizes foster care. 

Jeong Park - The Orange County Register12 Sep 2017

New research explores the traumatic experiences of children adopted from South Korean orphanages by American families following the end of the Korean War.

The Yomiuri Shimbun18 Aug 2017

Japan's Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has announced new targets for children in need of alternative care.

BBC News 14 Aug 2017

"Boot camps" for youth with internet and gaming addictions have become increasingly popular in China and are criticized for their military-style discipline and harsh practices. The recent death of a Chinese teenager just two days after entering one such instution has sparked an outrage over the use of these institutions and their practices.