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First Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Violence Against Children,

 FIRST GLOBAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

Changing the Way We Care,

The Changing the Way We Care (CTWWC) initiative conducted its Year 5 Household Survey as part of its commitment to building evidence around outcomes for children and families in the context of care reform. The second round of this survey in Kenya and Guatemala, and first round in Moldova, aimed to understand the impact of CTWWC interventions on children and families transitioning from residential care to family-based alternatives or receiving support to prevent separation.

UNICEF,

Since the coordinated attacks operated by armed groups in late February, UNICEF and its partners have rapidly scaled up their efforts, reaching over 50,000 displaced children and families impacted by the resurgence of violence in various parts of

Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs,

This webinar aimed to create space for reflection on how child rights, parental rights, and family values intersect within faith communities and in public discourse. 

Georgetown University Collaborative on Global Children's Issues,

This webinar aims to create space for reflection on how child rights, parental rights, and family values intersect within faith communities and in public discourse.

Naomi Larsson Piñeda - The Guardian,

Four families torn apart by Chile’s illegal adoption scandal finally found each other decades later. They describe the emotional moment they met – and how they pieced together the lives they had spent apart

UN,

Human trafficking and migrant smuggling are multi-billion-dollar businesses that have changed dramatically in recent years, driven by global challenges such as war, large migration and refugee flows, cybercrime, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Family for Every Child,

In this episode Amanda Griffith of Family for Every Child is joined by representatives of three member organisations who are working to support children's mental health and wellbeing across three continents.

Faith to Action,

Faith to Action have developed a 3-day in-person event for U.S.-based organizations serving orphaned and vulnerable children around the world. The purpose of this event is to enhance your learning and connections in the journey of transitioning from residential care to family-based care.

Sarah Elizabeth Neville, Joanna Wakia, John Hembling, Beth Bradford, Indrani Saran, Margaret Lombe, Thomas M. Crea ,

This study describes a participatory, child-informed process of developing a multidimensional measure of child subjective well-being tailored towards the priorities of children who have lived in residential care. The study was conducted with focus groups in Kenya and Guatemala.