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Hirotsuna Ohashi, Ichiro Wada, Yui Yamaoka, Ryoko Nakajima-Yamaguchi, Yasukazu Ogai and Nobuaki Morita - Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine,

The authors of this study estimated the effect of household dysfunction (i.e., interparental violence, caregiver mental health problems, and caregiver substance abuse) on child maltreatment to understand how to advance the current framework of child welfare.

Archana Vinnakota, Ravneet Kaur - International Journal of Applied & Basic Medical Research,

The objectives of the study were to describe and study the extent of depression in adolescent boys and girls living in institutional homes and to study the association between depression and externalizing and Internalizing behaviors among adolescents in institutional homes.


UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Officer in Iran. 

Better Care Network,

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.

Charles Nelson - Biological Psychiatry,

This talk, given by Dr Charles Nelson, focuses on two strands of work that reflect very different types of adversity: (1) the effects of early, profound psychosocial deprivation (including a review of the most recent findings from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project, a randomized controlled trial of foster care as an intervention for early institutionalization in Romania) and (2) the effects of growing up in a low resource urban center where children are exposed to a large number of both biological (e.g., malnutrition) and psychosocial (maltreatment) stressors (including a review of recent findings from a large study taking place in Dhaka, Bangladesh).

S. Murali - The Hindu,

The state of Andhra Pradesh in India is introducing a foster care scheme in which prospective adoptive parents will be given custody of children living in government- or NGO-run orphanages and institutions for a temporary period, according to this article from the Hindu. 

Greg Brosnan, Sara Al Wajih and Mandeep Rai - BBC News,

This video tells the story of Rani Hong, born in Kerala, India, who was kidnapped from her family, sold into slavery, and then sold into adoption.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR),

This Manual sets the minimum standards and policies for the protection and care of unaccompanied and separated children (UASC) within a foster care arrangement in Malaysia.

Udayan Care,

This is the report of the 3rd Biennial International Conference (3rd BICON) on “Evolving Trends in Alternative Care for Children in South Asia” that was convened by Udayan Care on March 16 & 17, 2018 at Amity University, Noida NCR (India).

Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO),

This report from the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO) presents the stories of three Cambodian women whose children had been adopted overseas at different times over the last 15 years and exposes corrupt and fraudulent practices in Cambodia's Inter-country adoption system.