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Golam Azam, Abdul Mazid,

This paper concentrates on the discussion of some contextual issues along with the challenges that are closely associated with social work practice at Macro, Mezzo and Micro levels of intervention. Here in the paper, theoretical approaches and techniques that are significantly applicable in social work practice have been presented along with some challenge-related contexts in social work practice in Bangladesh.

CERI, UNICEF Sri Lanka, UNICEF India,

Sri Lanka government officials visited the state of Rajasthan in India to view family-based care models that will inform Sri Lanka’s child protection system as the country transitions into an innovative approach that supports children in family settings. CERI, in partnership with UNICEF Sri Lanka and UNICEF India, hosted the delegation’s visit to family-strengthening, foster care, and group foster care models implemented by Foster Care Society and the Department of Child Rights in Rajasthan.

Gurneet Kaur Kalra, Leena Prasad,

This article focuses on some of the care leavers networks in South Asia. 

Amira Benali, Olga Kravets ,

This paper examines the understanding of poverty emerging in voluntourists’ accounts of their first-hand experiences of poverty alleviation. Based on the ethnography of an orphanage in Nepal, the authors show that despite voluntourists’ good intentions and even (self-)criticism of the volunteer tourism approach to poverty relief, their accounts tend to consolidate rather regressive ideas about poverty.

Children's Emergency Relief International (CERI),

This report provides a summary of the learning exchange that took place around family-based care (family strengthening, foster care, specialized group care) in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India on August 24 - 28, 2022.

Family for Every Child,

Why is it so important to consider mental health and emotional well-being in child care and child protection? How can we address mental health needs in a non-clinical environment?

The Telegraph Online,

A parliamentary standing committee has expressed serious concern over the decline in the number of children coming to adoption agencies over the years, saying it points to trafficking or a thriving illegal child adoption market.

Suneha Kandpal,

Children First: Journal on Children's Lives is a bi-annual and peer-reviewed journal, launched by Delhi Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) with the aim of deepening and broadening the discourse on child rights by providing a platform to all persons who are engaged with
the rights of children in varied capacities to share their learnings, views and experiences in this context. This issue focuses on the continued impact on children in the Indian context in the second year of the pandemic and the disruptions caused in the children's lives. This is one of the articles in the latest issue.

India Alternative Care Network (IACN),

India Alternative Care Network is pleased to invite you for the launch of 'Every Child's Right to Family Life: An Introduction to Family Strengthening and Alternative Care in India' on July 20.

Family for Every Child,

This webinar shares the process that Family for Every Child is using to facilitate the development of global inter-agency guidance on Kinship Care, aimed at policy makers and programme managers.