Child Care and Protection Policies

Child care and protection policies regulate the care of children, including the type of support and assistance to be offered, good practice guidelines for the implementation of services, standards for care, and adequate provisions for implementation. They relate to the care a child receives at and away from home.

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Carmit Katz, Sidnei R. Priolo Filho, Jill Korbin, et al - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The current paper aims to suggest a framework for risk and protective factors that need to be considered in child protection in its various domains of research, policy, and practice during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ariane Critchley - Scottish Affairs,

This paper draws upon findings from a study which followed families through the process of pre-birth child protection assessment. It is argued that it is necessary to engage critically with the ‘first three years’ narrative that has become dominant in Scottish policy making and the impact this has had on child protection practice and the lives of families. The paper argues for a broader interpretation of ACEs focused on community and public health across the life course.

Changing the Way We Care,

Este informe de Changing the Way We Care revisa las opciones existentes de cuidado familiar alternativo en Guatemala y ofrece recomendaciones para otras modalidades y prácticas.

Benjamin Strahl, Adrian Du Plessis van Breda, Varda Mann-Feder and Wolfgang Schröer - Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy,

This paper maps multinational policy and legislation and its impact on the services to careleavers and the challenges they experience.

Sangeetha Sriraam - Indian Law Review,

This paper is an analysis on the history of adoption in India and the machinery in place now.

Hayley Hahn, Johanna Caldwell, Vandna Sinha - International Indigenous Policy Journal,

The aim of this article is to contribute to ongoing discussions about the recently passed Canadian legislation, drawing on lessons learned in the United States context.

Ansie Fouché, Francois D. Fouché, Linda C. Theron - Child Abuse & Neglect,

This article interrogates concerns regarding the South African government's strict lockdown and related legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the beliefs that it advanced children’s vulnerability to abuse and neglect.

Karmen Toros - Children & Society,

This article examines children's views on and experiences with participation in the child protection system's decision‐making process.

Daniela Ritz, Georgina O’Hare, Melissa Burgess, Munshi Sulaiman, Silvia Mila Arlini - Save the Children International,

This report is one in a series presenting findings from Save the Children's Global COVID-19 Research Study. The results presented here focus on the implications for Child Protection issues.

Jennifer Rasell,

Care of the State blends archival, oral history, interview and ethnographic data to study the changing relationships and kinship ties of children who lived in state residential care in socialist Hungary.