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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.

Institute of Social Pedagogy and Organization Studies – University of Hildesheim – Germany, SOS Children's Villages, and Udayan Care,

This webinar will reflect on the findings of a survey administered to care leavers and current responses in considering what may help support young care leavers during this pandemic.

Save the Children,

Nepal's Minister of Women, Children, and Senior Citizen, Parbat Gurung, "interacted with children during Save the Children and Community Information Network’s (CIN) ‘Ministers with Children’ - a campaign designed to elevate the voices of children in COVID-19 discussions, with the aim to make elected representatives and policy-makers more accountable towards the need and challenges of children in Nepal," according to this press release from Save the Children.

Miracle Foundation,

This guidance from Miracle Foundation outlines case management process and tools aimed at children in Child Care Institutions (CCIs) in India who have been placed with their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of these case management processes and tools is to determine feasibility of permanent placement and expedite family-based care in families in which children were placed quickly and without proper preparation during COVID-19 lockdown.

Child Protection - Cox's Bazar Child Protection Sub-Sector,

This guidance note has been developed as a framework for minimum preparedness and response actions for a potential increase in the number of unaccompanied or separated children in need of alternative care in Bangladesh.

Harikumar J S - The Hindu,

This article from The Hindu describes how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted new parents in India.

Lalita Panicker - Hindustan Times,

In this opinion piece for the Hindustan Times, Lalita Panicker calls for the inclusion of children’s rights and security as a fundamental pillar in India's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to reopen the economy, noting that "there are several things the government can do, including strengthening systems to find family members of children orphaned or stranded as a result of the virus."

Family for Every Child,

This first How We Care series presents the work of three Family for Every Child Members to help combat child sexual abuse in their regions.

Marzieh Takaffoli, Maliheh Arshi, Meroe Vameghi, & Mir Taher Mousavi - Children and Youth Services Review,

This study aimed to determine the approach to child welfare in Iran by reviewing Iran’s laws and macro policies, and analysing them to provide an explicit and comprehensive definition for child welfare.

UNICEF,

UNICEF India is seeking a consultant to support implementation of the UNICEF programme for alternative care.