Middle East

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FICE International29 Oct 2019
Location: 
Tel Aviv, Israel

The Theme that was chosen for FICE International's 34th World Congress is very relevant to most societies all over the world, which are becoming more and more multicultural.

Kaya Burgess - The Times29 Nov 2018

A nine-year old boy has become "trapped in an orphanage" in the United Arab Emirates following the separation of his parents, according to this article from the Times.

Shalhevet Attar-Schwartz & Yisca Huri - Children and Youth Services Review17 Nov 2018

The current study, based on the reports of a random cluster sample of 1236 adolescents in grades 8 to 12 residing in Israeli educational RCSs for youth from underprivileged backgrounds, examined the contribution of informal grandparental support to the life satisfaction of adolescents in residential care settings (RCSs).

Susan Sierau, Esther Schneider, Yuriy Nesterko, Heide Glaesmer - European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry31 Oct 2018

The present study analyzes differences between perceived social support from family, peers, and adult mentors in Unaccompanied refugee minors (URM), with subgroup analyses of peer and mentor support in URM with and without family contact.

UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, CPC Learning Network, The World Bank, The Transfer Project and The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action24 Oct 2018

This webinar reviews some of the new and ongoing work conducted under the Transfer Project, a multi-organizational research and learning initiative. The first presentation will summarize findings from recent reviews published on understanding linkages and impacts of cash transfers and social safety nets on intimate partner violence and violence against children in low- and middle income settings.

Maya Alleruzzo - AP15 Oct 2018

This photo essay from the Associated Press draws attention to the children living in Iraq's orphanages.

Better Care Network11 Oct 2018

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

UNICEF Lebanon8 Oct 2018

UNICEF seeks to contract an institution to provide technical support and advice to the UNICEF Lebanon country office around strengthening family-based care and alternative care especially non-institutional alternatives in its support to the Ministry of Social Affairs/Juvenile Protection Division. 

A. K. M. Ahsan Ullah - Asian Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 20 Sep 2018

This paper explores how unaccompanied refugee children from Syria made their way to destination countries and how they become unaccompanied and the consequences of being unaccompanied.

Yafit Sulimani-Aidan & Yuval Paldi - Journal of Social Work9 Aug 2018

This exploratory study deals with biological parents’ involvement in residential placement in Israel from the point of view of 79 youth who left care.

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