Asia

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Udayan Care,

Udayan Care is hosting an International Care Leavers Convention at Amity University Noida, Delhi NCR, India on 13-14 March 2020.

Eiji Ozawa and Yutaro Hirata - Behavioral Sciences,

This study aimed to examine the risk factors that lead residential care youths in Japan to drop out of high school.

Marjan Mohammadzadeh, Hamidin Awang, Suriani Ismail, Hayati Kadir Shahar - PLoS ONE,

The current randomized control study aimed to determine, if a life skills-based intervention could improve the emotional health and self-esteem among Malaysian adolescents in orphanages.

Amelia Harvey - ASEAN Studies Center,

This essay by Amelia Harvey for the ASEAN Studies Center focuses on the rise of orphanages in Cambodia and the manner in which voluntourism has accelerated this growth.

HBO Films,

The Finding the Way Home documentary highlights the painful realities of the eight million children living in orphanages and other institutions around the world, telling the stories of six children in Brazil, Bulgaria, Haiti, Nepal, India and Moldova who have found their way into the care of loving families after spending periods of their lives in an institution.

Sang Jung Lee, Eun Mi An, Ick-Joong Chung - Child Indicators Research,

This study aimed to develop a Korean out-of-home care satisfaction scale. The study sample consisted of 484 children from institutional care, group homes, and foster homes in Korea.

David E. Eagle, et al - Journal of Religion and Health,

The authors of this study conducted qualitative interviews of 69 caregivers in four countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Cambodia, and India (Hyderabad and Nagaland), and across four religious traditions: Christian (Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and Protestant), Muslim, Buddhist, and Hindu. They asked respondents to describe the importance of religion for their becoming a caregiver, the way in which religion has helped them make sense of why children are orphans, and how religion helps them face the challenges of their occupation.

Yanfeng Xu, Xiaoou Man, Lixia Zhang, Bruce DeForge - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study used a scoping review method to map the scope of research regarding children’s outcomes in current foster care in China.

Anahit Chilingaryan - Human Rights Watch,

This dispatch from Human Rights Watch calls on Armenia to invest less in institutionalization and more in community-based services for families.

Sibnath Deb, Aleena Maria Sunny, Bishakha Majumdar - Disadvantaged Children in India ,

The main focus of this chapter is to define institutions, their objectives and the nature of services rendered.