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Institutionalised Children: Explorations and Beyond (ICEB),

ICEB invites research studies, legal and human rights-based perspectives, mental health frameworks, and innovative practices in support, training and development for caregivers in alternative care settings, as well as good practices/models in the South Asian region. 

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance for UNICEF India,

The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance is seeking a Consultant National Coordinator to contribute as part of the Alliance team to map and undertake a comprehensive capacity gap assessment of the existing child protection workforce in five states in India, and then propose a framework for strengthening this workforce informed by the above, with special emphasis on case management.

Aga Khan Foundation, ECDAN, The Lego Foundation, UNICEF,

This global webinar will delve into the challenges, emerging research from Kenya, and practical country examples from Mozambique, Tajikistan and Peru. The webinar will highlight how children with developmental delays and disabilities can have the best chance to not only survive, but also thrive.

Keystone Human Services, Inclusion International, SPOON, International Social Service - Burkina Faso, Shonaquip - South Africa, Ministry of Labour & Social Affairs - Vietnam, Auto-reprezentanți - Moldova, International Disability Alliance,

By drawing on the experiences of parents, advocates, NGOs, and public officials, this side event will invite discussion on how through strengthening families and tools for prevention, societies can reduce the number of children being institutionalized.

The Times of India,

According to this article from the Times of India, the NGO Childline has reported that the number of cases of violence against children in the district of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, India have gone up, which advocates attribute to the lockdown measures put in place to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus.

Sumir Karmakar - Deccan Herald,

Ten children who were allegedly taken to Kerala, India with the promise of better care and education have been repatriated to their home states, according to this article from the Deccan Herald.

Udayan Care, University of Hildesheim – Germany, Kinderperspectief, SOS Children’s Villages,

The objective of this Convention is to bring Care Leavers together and provide them with a platform to emerge to learn, share and exchange experiences, knowledge and challenges on their situation such that it accentuate their voices and attracts the attention of decision makers to act upon their demands through betterment of the policy and practice related to them.

Banglin Yang, Cancan Xiong, Jin Huang - Children and Youth Services Review,

The current study investigated the effects of parental emotional neglect on left-behind children’s externalizing problem behaviors, the mediating role of deviant peer affiliation, and the moderating role of beliefs about adversity in the association between parental emotional neglect and left-behind children’s externalizing problem behaviors.

Han Liu, Fang Chang, Hannah Corn, Yi Zhang, Yaojiang Shi - Journal of Asian Economics,

Using survey data consisting of 5002 eighth graders from 160 middle schools in northwestern China, this paper investigates how parental migration affects children’s non-cognitive abilities, as is measured by Big Five components of conscientiousness, extraversion, neuroticism, agreeableness, and openness, as well as children’s grit.

Chao Wu, Guolong Wang, Simon Hu, Yue Liu, Hong Mi, Ye Zhou, Yi-ke Guo, Tongtong Song - PLoS ONE,

This article proposes a methodological workflow for data analysis by machine learning techniques that have the possibility to be widely applied in social issues.