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More than 100 child participants across East Asia convened with government officials to discuss the increased instances of child violence experienced during COVID-19 at World Vision’s Asia Pacific Child Well-Being Learning Exchange forum on 18 November 2020.
UNICEF in Vientiane, Lao PDR is looking for a Lao National Individual Consultant to develop a National Alternative Care Guideline for Children in Lao PDR, including Minimum Standards on residential care and training modules for relevant government stakeholders.
This issue paper describes the collective actions to usher children with disabilities in the new normal post-COVID-19 period in the Philippines.
UNICEF in Vientiane, Lao PDR is looking for an Individual National Consultancy to conduct the documentation of "Strengthening Community Based Child-Protection Services for Vulnerable Children Project" in Lao PDR.
This report will look at One Sky Foundation’s experience over six years to establish holistic child and family support services as a viable alternative to the long-established reliance on private children’s homes in the rural border district of Sangkhlaburi, Thailand.
A collaborative team between The Jakarta Post and Tirto.id have uncovered facts that confirm that both the state and the Catholic Church allowed a suspected child molester who was running an orphanage in Depok West Java "to walk free from police detention to celebrate Christmas, and a few months later set up a new orphanage and live among vulnerable boys again," according to this article from the Jakarta Post.
A recent inquiry has revealed that the former director of a high-profile Cambodian orphanage founded by a U.S. heiress, the Sovann Komar home, physically and sexually abused the children in his care and committed financial fraud, according to this article from the South China Morning Post.
The Child Protection section, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) is seeking an individual consultant to provide technical support to Country Offices in the East Asia and the Pacific Region and the Regional Office on child protection in emergencies and disability inclusion in emergency programming.
"Child representatives and care leavers from South East Asia have called for increased support for continuing education, psychosocial care, finding jobs and affordable housing in the wake of COVID-19," according to this news article from SOS Children's Villages.
This virtual forum will be a platform where children, youth, care -leavers, and caregivers from different care options will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on their lives.