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Care for Children,

Care for Children is seeking to appoint a consultant to undertake an end-of-project evaluation of a three-year project (January 2017 - December 2019): Care for Children's 'Vision for a Million' National Foster Care Projects in China and Thailand.

Lei Wang & Jun Yao - Journal of Community Psychology,

This study examined the mediating effects of loneliness in the relationship between social anxiety and life satisfaction. Four hundred and forty two left‐behind children in rural China, who completed the Social Anxiety Subscale, UCLA Loneliness Scale, and Satisfaction with Life Scale, participated in the study.

Yao Lu, Wei-Jun Jean Yeung, Jingming Liu, Donald J. Treiman - Chinese Journal of Sociology,

The present study examines the influences of migration on the health of left-behind children in China and the mediating channels, using data from a new nationally representative survey.

Barbara Demick - Los Angeles Times,

This article from the Los Angeles Times shines a light on some of the stories of parents in China whose babies were taken from them to be placed for intercountry adoption.

Megan M. Julian, Junlei Li, Annie Wright, Pamela A. Jimenez-Etcheverria - Children’s Social Worlds in Cultural Context,

In this article, institutions in Russia, China, Ghana, and Chile are described with reference to the circumstances that lead to children’s institutionalization, resident children’s social-emotional relationships, and unique characteristics of each country’s institutional care (e.g., volunteer tourism in Ghana, and shifting demographics of institutionalized children in China).

WNYC News,

This radio segment from WNYC describes a new audio-visual exhibition in New York City that tells the stories of 100 "former orphan" adoptees born in South Korea who are now adults living all over the world.

The Korea Herald,

The Seoul Central District Court has recently held a hearing in relation to "a landmark lawsuit filed by deported Korean American adoptee Adam Crapser against the Korean government and Holt Children’s Services," according to this article from the Korea Herald. 

Hansung Kim, Yushin Lee, Sangmi Choi - Children and Youth Services Review,

The objectives of this study were to 1) examine the relative risk of suicide among children in residential care compared with those not in residential care in South Korea, 2) evaluate how the relative risk of suicide is associated with age, and 3) explore the trend in relative risk of suicide over time.

Anna High,

Based on field studies and in-depth interviews across rural and urban China, this book presents a socio-legal analysis of non-state organised care for some of China's most vulnerable children.

BBC News,

A former orphanage owner in China, once nicknamed "Love Mother," has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for extortion, fraud, forgery and disturbing social order, according to this article from BBC News.