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In this article, institutions in Russia, China, Ghana, and Chile are described with reference to the circumstances that lead to children’s institutionalization, resident children’s social-emotional relationships, and unique characteristics of each country’s institutional care (e.g., volunteer tourism in Ghana, and shifting demographics of institutionalized children in China).
This study explores understandings of children and childhood among 21 social workers from five child protection services in Chile.
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.
UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Officer in Santiago, Chile.
UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Officer for Santiago, Chile.
Claudio Yanez tells his story about growing up without a family in Chile's public care system.
The aim of this study was to compare outcomes for children living in three different types of care in Chile: biological parental care, residential care, and foster care.
The general objective of this study was to conduct a research on the possible issue of institutionalisation in six South and Central American, Asian and African countries in order to strengthen the knowledge of the European Commission on the nature, the extent and scope of institutionalisation and feasibility of de-institutionalisation (alternative care for children).
Chilean government reports that 865 children have died under the care of the National Service over the past 11 years.