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Julie Turkewitz - The New York Times,

"Venezuela’s mothers and fathers, determined to find work, food and medicine, are leaving hundreds of thousands of children in the care of grandparents, aunts, uncles and even siblings who have barely passed puberty themselves," says this article from the New York Times.

Tom Phillips and Clavel Rangel - The Guardian,

This article from the Guardian shines a light on the "nearly one million 'left-behind' Venezuelan children whose parents have been forced to migrate, leaving their offspring in the care of grandparents, aunts, siblings, neighbours or sometimes even completely alone."

Abel Saraiba & Carlos Trapani - Cecodap,

El presente estudio aborda la realidad del impacto de la migración forzosa en niños, niñas y adolescentes venezolanos.

Arelis R. Hernández and Mariana Zuñiga - The Washington Post,

This article from the Washington Post describes the threats to families in Venezuela today, including the instances of family separation due to poverty and lack of resources.

Jamal El Shayyal - Al Jazeera,

The "massive migration" of people from Venezuela "is creating a new crisis, affecting the many children who are being left behind," according to this video from AlJazeera News. 

Shaylim Castro - Reuters,

"Some 3 million Venezuelans have migrated in three years, putting a growing strain on the country’s children as more parents are forced into the heart-wrenching decision to leave," says this article from Reuters.

BBC News,

In this video from BBC News, Vladimir Hernandez visits the capital city of Caracas in Venezuela to investigate the situation of mothers and children who have been impacted by Venezuela's humanitarian crisis. 

Anthony Faiola - Washington Post,

This article from the Washington Post describes how Venezuela's economic crisis has become so severe that it has left many parents unable to provide care to their children, leading them to relinquish those children to the care of orphanages throughout the country.

Editor: Olga Cvejić Jančić,

Meant to highlight the maxim that every child deserves the best that we all have to give; this book provides a review of the progress made since The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.  It contains reports from 21 countries on the status of the rights of the child.  The countries are:  Australia, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Japan, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Solomon Islands, Spain, the Netherlands, the UK, the USA, Uzbekistan and Venezuela. There are no reports from Africa.

Better Care Network,

The Committee considered the combined third to fifth periodic reports of Venezuela (CRC/C/VEN/3-5) at its 1903rd and 1904th  meetings (see CRC/C/SR.