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Elevate Children Funders Group and Global Philanthropy Project with the research team Sentiido,

This report explores how gender-restrictive groups are using child protection rhetoric to manufacture moral panic and mobilize against human rights, and how this strengthens the illiberal politics currently undermining democracies.

UNICEF Uruguay & INAU,

Study that investigates the situation of children and adolescents who have temporarily or permanently lost the care of their families and reside in INAU institutions: the reasons for admission, the length of stay, their family situation. In turn, this information is analyzed in conjunction with the response capacity of the institution (human resources and infrastructure).

Gabriela Guerrero - Programa de Educación del Diálogo Interamericano y la Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe de UNICEF,

Este mapeo inicial tiene dos objetivos: a) identificar temas e intereses comunes entre las encuestas implementadas en los diferentes países de la región; y b) analizar las fortalezas y desafíos enfrentados cuando se implementan este tipo de ejercicios de medición, en particular durante una situación de distanciamiento social como la que implica la Covid-19.

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.


Este informe se presenta el caso de Perú y su proceso de elaboración de políticas para la primera infancia el cual cuenta con características particulares que son de interés para la Agenda Regional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Primera Infancia.

Family for Every Child,

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.

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.

Tara M. Collins, Irene Rizzini, Amanda Mayhew - Children & Society,

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.

UN Women, ECLAC,

This document serves as a guiding framework for those involved in the development of comprehensive national Care Systems as a pillar of social protection in Latin American and the Caribbean. The authors believe that these systems should be designed from a human rights perspective, with particular emphasis on mainstreaming the gender perspective to achieve care models co-responsible between the State, the market, the community, and families, and between men and women.

Family for Every Child,

In this How We Care series, Family for Every Child presents the programming of three CSOs on how they are supporting kin carers and the vulnerable children in their care, in their respective regions.