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Chile

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Aaron Nelsen - The Guardian,

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.

Marjorie Murray, Daniela Tapia - Critical Social Policy,

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.

Siv Oltedal, Ingunn Studsrød, Rasa Naujanienė, Carolina Muñoz Guzmán - Journal of Comparative Social Work,

The study from Chile, Lithuania and Norway explores how social workers define family and more specific the position of extended families within child welfare and thus indicate contextual differences and similarities.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

Este webinario presenta la nota técnica de protección de los niños contra la violencia, el abuso y la negligencia en casa.

Pamela Jiménez-Etcheverría & Jesús Palacios - Children and Youth Services Review,

The first aim of this study was to examine differences in the socio-emotional functioning of adopted and institution-reared children in Chile. The second aim of this study was to examine the influence of adoption related variables on the psychological adjustment of adopted children.

Family for Every Child,

This first How We Care series presents the work of three Family for Every Child Members to help combat child sexual abuse in their regions.

Megan M. Julian, Junlei Li, Annie Wright, Pamela A. Jimenez-Etcheverria - Children’s Social Worlds in Cultural Context,

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).

Ida Bruheim Jensen, Ingunn T. Ellingsen, Ingunn Studsrød, Manuela Garcia Quiroga - Journal of Comparative Social Work,

This study explores understandings of children and childhood among 21 social workers from five child protection services in Chile.

Ingunn Studsrød, Ingunn T. Ellingsen, Carolina Muñoz Guzmán and Sandra E. Mancinas Espinoza - Social Policy and Society,

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,

UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Officer in Santiago, Chile.