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UNICEF calls for bids (RFP) to establish a contract for Consultancy services to support the establishment of group homes and foster care for migrant, asylum seeking and refugee children in one state in Mexico.
UNICEF is seeking international expertise that could strengthen capacities of welfare agency and partners in the implementation of the pilot alternative care options in Chihuahua, in particular group homes and foster care for migrant, asylum seeking and refugee children.
Pese a que hay un consenso sobre la importancia del cuidado efectivo en las familias para los niños, existe una falta de discusión y acuerdo sobre los componentes precisos de este cuidado. Este informe contribuye a debatir sobre este importante tema al proporcionar perspectivas de los grupos focales con 198 niños y 81 adultos de Brasil, Colombia, Egipto, México, Rusia, Ruanda y Zimbabue.
There is extensive research demonstrating clearly the importance of a safe and caring family for child wellbeing and development. While there is consensus on the importance of effective care in families for children, there is a lack of discussion and agreement about the precise components of this care. This report contributes to debates on the components of family care by providing perspectives from nearly 200 children and over 80 adults from Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Rwanda and Zimbabwe. The report demonstrates that there are many commonalities in perspectives on and experiences of care across contexts.
UNICEF calls for bids (RFP) to establish a contract for Consultancy services to support the development of a deinstitutionalization/care reform process in Mexico.
Disability Rights International (DRI) llevó a cabo dos investigaciones en Baja California, México –la primera en noviembre de 2018 y la segunda en febrero de 2019, visitando a cuatro instituciones privadas en las que se encuentran niñas, niños, adolescentes y personas –incluidas personas migrantes– con discapacidad. Este informe presenta los resultos de esta investigación.
Disability Rights International (DRI) carried out two investigation trips to Baja California, Mexico, in November 2018 and February 2019, visiting four residential, private institutions for children and adults – including migrants - with disabilities. This report presents the findings from these investigations.
Mexico’s Supreme Court First Chamber has issued a ruling declaring that the practice of placing one 50-year old man with an intellectual disability under "guardianship," and thus stripping him of his autonomy and many basic rights, is discriminatory, according to this news release from Human Rights Watch.
This series of videos highlights Save the Children's work in Honduras, El Salvador and Mexico to protect migrant and returnee children.
This article presents findings from a cross-national study exploring how social workers in child welfare conceptualise ‘family’, and how they relate to ‘family’ in their practice.