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This is the third Global Forum for a World Without Orphans to be held 29 February 29 - 03 March 2024 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
This report represents a summary of presentations and discussions held throughout the two days of the BICON International Conference on Alternative Care for Children in Asia 2023.
Many children in Vietnam who lost their parents to COVID aren't getting by as support from the outside world is unsustainable.
This is a summary of every private residential care facility in the Chiang Rai Province of Thailand, including institutional care homes, children’s homes, and residential schools. This summary provides an extensive and useful data set for those interested in the reform of private children's homes.
This is a summary of children's homes in the Chiang Mai Province of Thailand over the last 1.5 years. The research team visited a total of 371 private children's homes. This summary provides an extensive and useful data set for those interested in the reform of private children's homes.
This report examines the evolution of social service workforce strengthening in the light of the three core pillars of the Social Service Workforce Strengthening Framework: planning, developing and supporting. It identifies significant progress and accomplishments that have been made to strengthen the social service workforce at the global level as well as in three specific countries: Romania, Uganda and Viet Nam.
Children should grow up in familial settings as life in an institution could hamper their development and well-being, experts say.
The purpose of this study is to explore how growing up in private residential care in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai provinces of Thailand has affected children’s well-being over time. The research provided an important opportunity for young people to describe and analyze their experience, as well as make their own conclusions and recommendations.
In this editorial, Ian Forber-Pratt, editor of this tenth anniversary edition of the Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond, gives an of alternative care in Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bhutan.
The objective of this global study was to review the current literature regarding PTSD in unaccompanied refugee minors (URM). The authors concluded that the high levels of mental health problems experienced in URM are due to exposure to traumatic experiences, separation from parents, and lack of social support.