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"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.
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."
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This report from SOS Children’s Villages and the University of Bedfordshire provides reviews and assessments of the implementation of the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children in 21 countries around the world.