Deinstitutionalisation of Child Care: Promoting the child's right to a safe family

This outline of alternative care, both conceptually and in the Sri Lankan context, provides insight into both the current system and what efforts are yielding results.

This document was inaugurated on 5th December 2017 at a conference on Deinstitutionalisation and Alternative Care (DiAC) of Children in Sri Lanka held in Colombo, Sri Lanka under the patronage of the Parliamentary Caucus on Children and the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Women and Gender.  

The document was produced by SOS Children’s Villages Sri Lanka in collaboration with Children’s Emergency Relief International for the conference on Deinstitutionalization and Alternative Care (DiAC) of Children in Sri Lanka with State support from the National Child Protection Authority.