Asia

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Institutionalised Children: Explorations and Beyond (ICEB): An International Journal on Alternative Care,

ICEB is receiving manuscripts that address alternative care in South Asia for the March and September 2021 issues.

Down to Zero Alliance,

In this webinar, partners representing the Down to Zero Alliance, governments, and the travel & tourism sector in the region will take stock of the key challenges, including implications of the pandemic, versus progress made up to date in respect to child protection; to commit, through a joint statement calling for the travel and tourism recovery phase to keep child protection as a primary consideration.

Better Care Network and Consortium for Street Children,

In this webinar hosted by Better Care Network and the Consortium for Street Children, speakers from three NGOs presented on and discussed the care implications of COVID-19 and responses to the pandemic on street-affected children.

Zhijun Liu & Bo Zhou - Chinese Sociological Review ,

This study examines how childhood experiences of being left behind by migrant parents affect the behaviors of adults.

Hope and Homes for Children,

This webinar will be the first in a series of webinars for anyone looking to make a positive impact by delivering or advocating for child care reform in Asia. This webinar will make the case for care reform including the challenges and opportunities presented by Covid-19.

Quanquan Wang, Yuke Xiong, Xia Liu - Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior,

To explore the complex dynamics of parental migration on nonsuicidal self‐injury (NSSI), this study examined the roles of parent–child cohesion and socioeconomic status (SES) in the relationship between stressful life events and NSSI.

Karin Hulshof, UNICEF Regional Director East Asia and Pacific and Maalla M'jid, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children,

In this joint statement, Karin Hulshof, UNICEF Regional Director East Asia and Pacific and Maalla M'jid, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children express their support for the Joint Statement of the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development – Mitigating impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable groups in ASEAN, which highlights the vulnerability of children, the need to reach them with both social protection and social welfare services and the essential role of social workers. 

UNICEF Thailand,

The Child Protection Section, UNICEF Thailand Country Office (TCO) is seeking an individual consultant to develop the National Action Plan and Roadmap on Alternative Care.

Choe Sang-Hun - The New York Times,

"A court in Seoul ruled Friday that a woman adopted by an American couple almost four decades ago must be recognized as a daughter of an 85-year-old South Korean man," says this article from the New York Times.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN),

This Joint Statement the ASEAN Ministers responsible for social welfare and development outlines their concerns and commitments to action regarding meeting the needs of vulnerable people impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, including children with disabilities, children deprived of liberty, and children in institutional care, among other groups.