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The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces an open source competition for a program for disability advocates and organizations in South America and Panama to more effectively ensure governments meet their obligations to protect all people in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and its Optional Protocol, including but not limited to implementation, enforcement or revision of local and national laws.
Este documento de ONU Mujeres describe los impactos e implicaciones de COVID-19 para mujeres y niñas en América Latina y el Caribe, incluyendo el riesgo más alto de violencia.
RELAF will be holding its 2020 international seminar in Mexico on 11 and 12 March 2020.
This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Committee on the Rights of the Child.
This call to public authorities presents recommendations from RELAF for preventing family separation and implementing adequate care and protection measures to protect children’s rights put at risk by the pandemic and its implications.
Este llamado a las autoridades públicas presenta recomendaciones de RELAF para tomar las medidas de prevención y atención adecuadas para garantizar el derecho a la vida familiar y comunitaria en el marco de la pandemia.
"Over 30,000 children in Guatemala were adopted internationally decades ago but some have learned they were taken away from their birth families," says this article from NBC News.
This documentary from Noticias Telemundo shares the stories of children in Guatemala who were separated from their parents and sold for adoption.
In this article, the stories of children left-behind by parental migration in Central America and Mexico are conveyed in their own words detailing how vulnerable they felt when abandoned, confused, and at times, rejected after finally connecting with their long-lost families.
This article from the Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies journal presents lessons learned from a RISE Learning Network learning project focused on monitoring (M&E Learning Project) and aimed to generate understanding of approaches and tools that could effectively monitor children and families’ reintegration outcomes. The mid- and end-term reviews of the M&E Learning Project have captured lessons learned on how practitioners can approach monitoring of reintegration to mainstream it into their programme cycle.