Americas

This page contains documents and other resources related to children's care in the Americas. Browse resources by region, country, or category.

Displaying 2361 - 2370 of 3016

List of Organisations

MARC WEHRS - La Crosse Tribune,

This article discusses how children in Minneapolis are placed in juvenile detention facilities for lack of a better place to put them.  According to the article, children who are not charged with any crime account for one-fifth of juvenile detention center population.  

Children's Bureau,

This podcast episode features the Miami CARES project. Funded through a Children's Bureau grant, the Miami CARES project brings more than 10 government and community agencies within Miami-Dade (FL) County together to forge a collaborative, systemic approach to identifying minors who are, or are at risk of becoming, victims of human trafficking.

Annie E. Casey Foundation ,

This self-assessment and planning tool is intended for nonprofits and schools working with families to provide services that more effectively reach and engage parents in fostering their children's development. 

UNICEF y RELAF,

Este informe, presenta los resultados de ese estudio, examina las condiciones en que se encuentran los niños y los adolescentes con discapacidad en relación con el ejercicio de sus derechos, y propone algunas líneas de acción estratégica para mejorar las políticas y las prácticas en dirección a la garantía y la restitución del derecho de todos los niños, las niñas y los adolescentes a crecer en un ámbito familiar y comunitario, y sin discriminación. 

Natasha Ruth Saunders, Patricia C Parkin, Catherine S Birken, Jonathon L Maguire, Cornelia M Borkhoff - Archives of Disease in Childhood,

This study investigated whether there is an association between family immigrant status and iron stores and evaluated whether or not there were any known dietary, environmental or biological determinants of low iron status that influenced this relationship.  

Shiomara Perla del Carpio Ovando, Eduardo Fernández Guzmán, Elizabeth Garnica Reséndiz - European Journal of Business and Social Sciences,

Using the stories and reflections of boys and girls in Guanajuato, Mexico, this study points out how with migration, there are different ways to understand and cope with the issues that surround migration.  

UNHCR,

Global Strategy – Beyond Detention 2014-2019 is a document released by UNHCR, which aims to support governments to end the detention of asylum-seekers and refugees.  

Gabby Ferreira - Desert Sun,

This article discusses a task force report, which reveals that over the past 40 years, state and federal agencies have failed to live up to their obligations under the Indian Child Welfare Act.  The purpose of the act is to ensure that Native American children remain within tribal families.  

Julie Hirschfeld Davis - New York Times,

In this New York Times article, Julie Hirschfeld Davis reports that President Obama recently announced plans to extend its current refugee program to admit Central American Refugees into the United States.

Patricia A. Cody, Rachel H. Farr, Ruth G. McRoy, Susan J. Ayers-Lopez & Kathleen J. Ledesma – Adoption Quarterly,

This article presents findings from a study on children who were adopted by lesbian or gay parents from within the United States foster care system, as well as a survey from the adoptive parents.  The article reviews the controversial issues facing gay and lesbian adoptive parents.