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Drawing from the learning from participatory research in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as Australia, this webinar will introduce different approaches used to engage individuals with lived experience of alternative care in research efforts and highlight some of the key findings and lessons for meaningful and effective engagement.
This report aims to synthesize recent evidence concerning the experiences and needs of children affected by human mobility in Latin America and the Caribbean, and on how far programmes and policies are meeting those needs. It is motivated by a desire on the part of the United Nations Children’s Fund Latin America and Caribbean Regional Office (UNICEF LACRO) to promote proven responses to human mobility that genuinely respond to the needs of children and families: in their communities of origin, in transit, as they settle in new countries, or if they return to their countries of origin.
Please join us for an interactive discussion following the January 16, 2023, workshop on Working with Children and Families in Conflict Zones. The workshop panelists presented on best practice and shared from their own experiences working in areas of national conflict. This follow-up conversation is a chance for those of us working in Haiti to talk about what was presented and how to apply it to our work, and to discuss questions specific to programming in Haiti.
Join the Haiti Family Care Network for a discussion on current events and challenges to child/youth/family programming in Haiti. The conversation will be loosely moderated with the goal of sharing challenges and lessons learned and supporting one another. This conversation will take place in English.
On 25 September 2022, a referendum was held in Cuba to approve the Family Code 2022. The historic new legislation, which is widely celebrated as one of the “most progressive codes of families”, provides important, strengthened measures for the protection of children and adolescents across the country.
Para garantizar que las personas que han vivido en cuidados alternativos puedan participar de los procesos y decisiones para mejorar los sistemas de cuidado, Doncel junto a la Red Latinoamericana de Egresados de Protección, Better Care Network y Cambiando la Forma en Que Cuidamos (Changing The Way We Care en inglés) llevaron adelante el primer mapeo regional de activistas que vivieron en cuidados alternativos en América Latina y el Caribe.
This is the first regional mapping of activists with care experience in Latin America and the Caribbean.
A team of professional researchers and young care leavers mapped the region to meet care experienced people engaged in improving alternative care in Latin America and the Caribbean and learn from their activism. They interviewed more than 60 care-experienced activists from 19 countries. On October 27 at 15.30 (EST) they will present the results of these efforts and dialogue with young activists to hear their recommendations to strengthen the participation of children, adolescents and youth in the issues that affect them.
More than 100 Haitian migrants have been found on an uninhabited island near Puerto Rico, United States authorities said, as Haiti continues to reel from a humanitarian crisis brought on by surging gang violence.