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Carrie Kahn - NPR,

In this radio segment from NRP, the host follows up with a Guatemalan family who spent three months in detention in the US and have since returned to Guatemala, discussing the impacts that family separation has had on them one year later.

Camilla Jones and Payal Saksena -Family for Every Child,

This report explores what family means to children and adults in five countries using the digital storytelling technique.

Azam Ahmed - New York Times,

This article from the New York Times tells the story of the fire at the Hogar Seguro group home in Guatemala in 2017, which killed 41 girls. 

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC),

This study seeks to improve understanding of the risks and types of sexual and gender-based violence faced by children who migrate on their own, as well as the unfortunate and widespread gaps in protection and assistance for these children.

Disability Rights International,

Este informe documenta violaciones a derechos humanos, explotación y trata de niñas, niños y adolescentes con y sin discapacidad en instituciones Guatemala.

Disability Rights International,

This report from Disability Rights International documents the human rights violations, exploitation, and trafficking of children with and without disabilities in Guatemala.

CEN,

Esta llamada a la acción se propone activar, o profundizar y fortalecer —según el estado de avance en cada país— apuntan a poner fin al acogimiento de niños y niñas en centros residenciales sin que éste responda a los principios de necesidad e idoneidad encuadrados en las Directrices de Naciones Unidas sobre las modalidades de cuidado alternativo de los niños.

CEN,

This call to action was issued by the Center of Excellence for Children in Latin American (CEN - el Centro de Excelencia por la Niñez), a joint initiative of RELAF and Hope and Homes for Children, in response to a fire that killed 41 girls and injured 15 others in a children's home in Guatemala in March 2017.

CEN,

El objetivo del webinar es valorar la situación actual de la institucionalización de los niños y niñas en Guatemala y llamar a la acción para que nunca más debamos lamentar tragedias similares a la tragedia del fuego den el "Hogar Seguro."