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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.

G. A. Wasana Sudesh - Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond,

This article offers a Local Process Initiative (LPI) process in the Devinuwara Divisional Secretariat Division (DSD) in the Matara District of Sri Lanka as an effective strategy for the deinstitutionalisation and quality alternative care of children in South Asia.

C. Raneesh and A. K. Mohan - Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond,

In this study on childcare staff in children’s homes of Kasaragod district of Kerala, the researcher adopted a descriptive design and selected all registered children’s homes for the study purpose.

Peter Selman - Social Welfare in India and China,

This chapter compares and contrasts trends in international adoption in China and India over a period of 27 years from 1992 to 2018.

Surendra P Gangan - The Hindustan Times,

"The state government [of Maharashtra] is launching a foster care scheme under which citizens can parent children from state-run child care institutions for a limited period of one to three years," according to this article from the Hindustan Times. 

Better Care Network and ACC International Relief,

This launch webinar provided an introduction to the Transitioning Models of Care Assessment Tool, an assessment framework that assists practitioners to identify and analyze key starting point dynamics and determine the implications for strategy in supporting organisations to transition from an institutional to non-institutional model of care.

Lopa Bhattacharjee, Helen J. Veitch - Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond,

This article explores care leavers’ views and recommendations for practitioners and policymakers on the transition from leaving care to living independently in the community. The article outlines how children and young people affected by child sexual exploitation experience community reintegration, and their views on the key issues reintegration services need to consider.

Better Care Network and Consortium for Street Children,

In this webinar hosted by Better Care Network and the Consortium for Street Children, speakers from three NGOs presented on and discussed the care implications of COVID-19 and responses to the pandemic on street-affected children.

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.