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ICB is presently receiving manuscripts for their September 2021, March 2022 and September 2022 issues, which aim to include research contributions along relevant subjects within Alternative Care in South Asia.
ICEB invites research studies, legal and human rights-based perspectives, mental health frameworks, and innovative practices in support, training and development for caregivers in alternative care settings, as well as good practices/models in the South Asian region.
The Child Protection Section of UNICEF India has engaged the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance to map and undertake a comprehensive human resources and capacity gap assessment of the existing child protection workforce in five states in India. The GSSWA is seeking Consultant State Coordinators to work as part of the Alliance national consultancy team for this project.
The scope of this study is not just to understand why abuse happens, and the changes that take place subsequently, but also to explore ways of preventing it from happening in the future.
This article compares and contrasts two humanitarian emergencies and their impact on Nepal: these are the Nepal earthquake in 2015 and the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance is seeking a Consultant National Coordinator to contribute as part of the Alliance team to map and undertake a comprehensive capacity gap assessment of the existing child protection workforce in five states in India, and then propose a framework for strengthening this workforce informed by the above, with special emphasis on case management.
This article draws on original empirical data to explore the narratives of young Nepali adults who lived in Kathmandu orphanages as children. Through these narratives, the article explores the diverse complexities of the residents' experiences of volunteer tourism and NGO ‘rescue’, and the shortcomings of recent ‘neoabolitionist’ frameworks.
This article explores the dynamics of the institutional care of the out-of-home care (OHC) children, adolescents and children who are residing in alternative care homes, childcare institutes (CCIs), foster homes and who are in conflict with law like refugees or in juvenile correctional centres.
According to this article from the Hindu, 24 children have been adopted this year in the district of Kochi in Kerala, India as of November 2020, equal to the total number of adoptions last year.
This article has been developed based on a systematic review of research studies conducted in the last 10 years on family-based childcare systems and a rapid review of research and assessments conducted in 2020 to explore the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on adoption and foster care in India.