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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. 

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.

University of Hildesheim, Germany,

This panel discussion is a pre-event ahead of the International Care Leavers’ Convention 2020. The aim of the webinar is to provide an insight into global research on leaving care processes as well as into research activities of care leavers.

SOS Children’s Villages,

This discussion session for careleavers comes ahead of the International Care Leavers Convention on 23-25 November 2020.

India Alternative Care Network (IACN),

The India Alternative Care Network (IACN) held a website launch event on 21 October 2020.

India Alternative Care Network (IACN),

The India Alternative Care Network (IACN) is hosting a website launch event on 21 October 2020 (Wednesday) at 5 P.M IST.

UNICEF Maldives,

The purpose of this consultancy is to provide technical support to the Ministry of Gender, Family and Social Services to draft the strategy and action plan for de-institutionalisation and alternative care for children. 

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

In this podcast episode, Pramila Manandhar, media officer for CWIN in Nepal, shares her experiences in supporting children living and working on the street during lockdown.

Ambika Pandit - Times of India,

According to this article from the Times of India, 778 civil society organization and individuals working on issues concerning human rights of children have issued an open letter calling for withdrawal of the letter from the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights seeking restoration of children lodged in children homes in eight states back to their families.

Times of India,

According to this article from the Times of India, all states in India, including Tamil Nadu, have been ordered by the National Commission of Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to send all children in child care institutions back to their parents within 100 days.