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Children's Living Arrangements

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Country
 
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83.4%
Living with Both Parents
 
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Children living with both parents, Total for children < 18; IA2015DHS: International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) - 2015-16
13.2%
Living with One Parent
 
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Children living with mother, father alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with mother, father dead, Total for children < 18; Children living with father, mother alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with father, mother dead, Total for children < 18; IA2015DHS: International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) - 2015-16
3.3%
Living with Neither Parent
 
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Children living with neither parent, both alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with neither parent, mother alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with neither parent, father alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with neither parent, both dead, Total for children < 18; IA2015DHS: International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) - 2015-16
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Effective
 
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Children Living Without Biological Parents

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79%
Both Parents Alive
 
DHS 2015-2016
12%
One Parent Dead
 
DHS 2015-2016
9%
Both Parents Dead
 
DHS 2015-2016

Parental Survivorship

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95.3%
Children with Both Parents Alive
 
DHS
4.3%
Children with One Parent Alive
 
DHS
0.3%
Children with Both Parents Dead
 
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Udayan Care,

ICB is presently receiving manuscripts for the March 2022, September 2022 and March 2023 issues, which aim to include research contributions focused on relevant subjects within Alternative Care in South Asia.

Claudia Cappa, Nicole Petrowski, Antoine Deliege & Muhammad Rafiq Khan,

The purpose of this article is to describe the process of testing and piloting the UNICEF protocol on children in residential care in three countries: India, Ghana, and Kazakhstan.

Sara Bardhan and Neymat Chadha - The Wire, India,

The second wave of COVID-19 ruptured families across India. Despite widespread media coverage, the conversation overlooked a demographic worst affected by it, namely children.

Hope and Homes for Children, Miracle Foundation and Railway Children,

These presentations from Hope and Homes for Children, Miracle Foundation and Railway Children were delivered during the August 20, 2021, workshop of the Care Measurement Task Force of the Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform. The focus of the workshop was child and family outcome measurement.

BBC News,

"A two-day old baby born to daily wage workers in India's western state of Gujarat was kidnapped not once but twice," says this article from BBC News which investigates how and why.

Anju Agnihotri Chaba - The Indian Express,

This article from the Indian Express shares the stories of very young children in the state of Punjab, India who have been orphaned by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vedika Sud, Esha Mitra and Julia Hollingsworth - CNN,

According to this article from CNN, there are "at least 577 Indian children who lost both parents to Covid between April 1 and May 25, when India was battling its second wave of the outbreak, according to government figures."

Kamala Thiagarajan,

The plight of so-called "COVID orphans," children who've lost one or both parents to COVID-19, "is one of the heartbreaking pandemic developments to emerge from India, which in May recorded the greatest number of deaths in one country in one month from COVID 19: over 120,000," says this article from NPR.

CNN,

In this video, "CNN's Vedika Sud speaks to the eldest sister-- now the primary caretaker of a family of seven siblings who lost their mother and then their father to the brutal second wave."

Vikas Pandey & Andrew Clarance - BBC News,

This article from BBC News described how the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated families across India, orphaning many children.