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This article from the Guardian tells the story of an adult adoptee, adopted from Chile to Sweden, whose search for her biological mother revealed that she had been "stolen" from birth. The article describes how many women in Chile in the 1970s and 80s, mostly from poor and minority backgrounds, had been tricked or coerced into giving up their babies for international adoption, as part of a national strategy to eradicate childhood poverty which began during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.
Family for Every Child is currently recruiting a Co-Moderator to assist the lead moderator with generating, adapting and populating multilingual content for a new on-line Community of Practice.
This article explores this workshop in terms of its relationship with the daily lives of participants, based on one year of fieldwork focused on families with young children in a low-income neighbourhood in Santiago.
Informed by systematic reviews of the English‐ and Latin American academic literature in Spanish and Portuguese and key informant interviews with international stakeholders, this paper fosters global dialogue with some Global South and Global North perspectives about the interconnections of children's rights.
The Adoption of Children (Amendment) Bill has been presented to Guyana's National Assembly of the Twelfth Parliament, according to this article from iNews Guyana.
This edition of Humanitarian Action for Children – UNICEF’s annual humanitarian fundraising appeal – describes the ongoing crises affecting children on the move, including from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and people affected by COVID-19; the strategies that UNICEF is using to respond to these situations; and the donor support that is essential in this response.
This global webinar will delve into the challenges, emerging research from Kenya, and practical country examples from Mozambique, Tajikistan and Peru. The webinar will highlight how children with developmental delays and disabilities can have the best chance to not only survive, but also thrive.
This report showcases the centrality and urgency of social protection for families with children and adolescents in the COVID-19 context.
El propósito de este contrato es profundizar sobre el análisis de la situación de las modalidades de cuidados ofrecidos por los Estados en América Latina y el Caribe con un enfoque en la comunidad y la familia, con un especial énfasis en la atención a la niñez en contextos de movilidad humana y en otros contextos altamente vulnerables, con especial atención a las niñas y adolescentes mujeres.
According to this article from Kaieteur News, a newly installed Adoption Board, which falls under the purview of the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security in Guyana, has begun processing adoption cases that were left unattended for a few years.