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Udayan Care is hosting an International Care Leavers Convention at Amity University Noida, Delhi NCR, India on 13-14 March 2020.
The Finding the Way Home documentary highlights the painful realities of the eight million children living in orphanages and other institutions around the world, telling the stories of six children in Brazil, Bulgaria, Haiti, Nepal, India and Moldova who have found their way into the care of loving families after spending periods of their lives in an institution.
The authors of this study conducted qualitative interviews of 69 caregivers in four countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Cambodia, and India (Hyderabad and Nagaland), and across four religious traditions: Christian (Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and Protestant), Muslim, Buddhist, and Hindu. They asked respondents to describe the importance of religion for their becoming a caregiver, the way in which religion has helped them make sense of why children are orphans, and how religion helps them face the challenges of their occupation.
The main focus of this chapter is to define institutions, their objectives and the nature of services rendered.
This video from World Without Orphans tells the story of Anu, who was abandoned as an infant and grew up in a large institution in India, later opening her own home for orphaned and abandoned girls in India to help girls like her, only to realize that this was not the best way to care for the children.
In this cross-sectional study 86 children orphaned by AIDS residing in care giving institutions for HIV positive children in Mangalore were assessed for their clinico-epidemiological profile and nutritional status.
A State-level consultation covering legal, ethical and social aspects of children’s care, organised by the Rajasthan High Court’s Juvenile Justice Committee in collaboration with UNICEF, featured a discussion among experts on "strengthening kinship care, foster care and sponsorship which could protect the interests of orphans and ensure their upbringing in a family environment," according to this article from the Hindu.
This country care review includes the care related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as part of the Committees' examinations of the periodic reports of India.
The aim of this module from the book Rights-based Integrated Child Protection Service Delivery Systems is to review the service delivery systems for welfare, protection and justice for children in India.
This book provides training modules for rights-based integrated child protection service delivery systems at the secondary and tertiary prevention levels.