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The Finding the Way Home documentary highlights the painful realities of the eight million children living in orphanages and other institutions around the world, telling the stories of six children in Brazil, Bulgaria, Haiti, Nepal, India and Moldova who have found their way into the care of loving families after spending periods of their lives in an institution.
The Christian Alliance for Orphans has offered this challenge grant opportunity to spark innovation as child-serving organizations create or expand effective family care solutions for children. The organizations have reported their progress in a series of videos.
"Orphanages have become a lucrative business in developing countries, leading to the trafficking of children to fill them," says this article from Thomson Reuters Foundation.
This fact sheet presents country-specific data from the Violence Against Children Survey (VACS) in Haiti.
The government of Haiti has set out "to improve the deplorable status of the country’s children," through a partnership between the state child welfare agency and several international child-service organizations, by beginning to build a foster care system in the country, according to this article from the Washington Post.
This study explores findings of a population-based approach to measure the prevalence of unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) during the Hurricane Matthew aftermath in Haiti.
The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of evaluating movement of children into residential care following an emergency.
This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
This article aimed to investigate traumas experienced by street children and their coping and resilience strategies used to deal with adversities in a logic of survival, relying on a mixed method approach.
According to this article from ABC News and the Associated Press, ten senators from the United States have called on the government of Haiti to shut down an orphanage where a number of children being adopted by US families were allegedly sexually abused.