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The state of Kerala in India has issued guidelines for children's care homes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, including calling on child welfare committees (CWCs) to take measures to send children home to their families, according to this article from the Times of India.
The 1st Care Leavers Convention being held from March 13 – 14, 2020 in India, is providing an opportunity for practioners, NGOs, professionals, researchers, students and organisations to showcase their research work, promising practices, good models and insights with Care Leavers.
The objective of this study is to understand the use of parental-group intervention for helping parents understand the problems of their children and to develop skills to deal with those problems.
The present study aimed to study the aggression and internalizing behavioural problems among orphan and non-orphan children in Kashmir.
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.