The government of China has sent approximately one million Uighur Muslims to internment camps, separating families and placing children in state-run orphanages, according to this article from the Atlantic.
Margaret Grant & Alan Rushton - Children and Youth Services Review5 Jun 2018
This paper seeks to contribute to debates about how people's adult lives unfold after experiencing childhood adversity. It presents analysis from the British Chinese Adoption Study: a mixed methods follow-up study of women, now aged in their 40s and early 50s, who spent their infant lives in Hong Kong orphanages and were then adopted by families in the UK in the 1960s.
In this study, the authors sought to identify sleep habits and suspected sleep disorders among abused children and adolescents admitted to residential care facilities in Japan and to investigate their association with emotional and behavioral problems.
Qiaobing Wu & Victor Cebotari - Population, Space and Place23 May 2018
This study is a pioneer effort to comparatively examine how the life satisfaction of children is influenced by their experiences of migration and by their interactions with parents in two geographical contexts: Ghana and China.
Yuning Zhang, Emiko Tanaka, Tokie Anme, Shigeyuki Mori, Robert Bradley, Jennifer Y.F. Lau - Children and Youth Services Review12 May 2018
The current study uses a culturally and contextually modified early adolescent version of the Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment Inventory (EA-HOME-JP) in Japanese child welfare institutions (CWIs) to provide preliminary data on relevant variables in the caregiving environment that associate with domains of perceived self-competency.
Hongwei Hu, Jiamin Gao, Haochen Jiang and Pingnan Xing - International Journal for Equity in Health23 Apr 2018
This current study aims to explore unintentional injury disparity among schooling left-behind children, migrant children and residential children in China, and to examine the risk factors of unintentional injury among the three types of children based on a multi-level system framework.
Hirotsuna Ohashi, Ichiro Wada, Yui Yamaoka, Ryoko Nakajima-Yamaguchi, Yasukazu Ogai and Nobuaki Morita - Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine20 Apr 2018
The authors of this study estimated the effect of household dysfunction (i.e., interparental violence, caregiver mental health problems, and caregiver substance abuse) on child maltreatment to understand how to advance the current framework of child welfare.