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Against Child Abuse Hong Kong, ISPCAN,

This 90-minute session offers a unique opportunity to hear directly from the leaders of 6 pivotal organizations representing countries in Far-East Asia that have developed cutting edge approaches to child protection systems. 

Esther J, Emily Fishbein - AlJazeer,

Ever since she witnessed a Myanmar military air strike on her school in February, kindergarten teacher Mi Hser has been haunted by the memory.

Vrinda Tulsian - Hindustan Times,

New Delhi - Children in India are being wrongfully incarcerated with approximately 9,681 children found to have been wrongly held in adult facilities over six years from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2021, a study by London-based organisation iP

Ramashankar Mohapatra, Devi Prasad Misra,

The study is aimed at examining organizational as well as managerial practices in orphanages located at Balasore, India to understand how these factors impact the care and development of orphaned children.

Nguyen Van Bao, Yoon Cheong Cho,

While the determinants of child marriage among females have been well-documented, there is a lack of research on the determinants of child marriage among males. This study aims to bridge the gap in the literature to investigate the determinants of child marriage among males and females in Vietnam.

Rebecca Nhep, Sarah Deck, Kate van Doore, Martine Powell,

Although orphanage trafficking can be prosecuted under legal frameworks in some jurisdictions, including Cambodia, there have been limited prosecutions to date. One factor that likely contributes to a lack of prosecution is poor detection, yet the indicators of orphanage trafficking have not been considered by extant research. The current study was conducted as a first step towards providing evidence-based indicators of orphanage trafficking.

Baorui Chang, Yanhan Wei, Jiandong Fang,

This study uncovers the internal mechanisms through which parental care deficit impacts depression in left-behind children in China.

Family for Every Child,

In this episode Amanda Griffith of Family for Every Child is joined by representatives of three member organisations who are working to support children's mental health and wellbeing across three continents.

Marian J Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marinus H van IJzendoorn,

The report, Pathways to Better Protection, gives promising indication that deinstitutionalisation policies are closing residential housing facilities and that increasingly, with the exception of children with disabilities, children are less likely to find themselves in residential care.

Malaysia Now,

This comes amid growing protests against the plan, which critics say would create a new class of stateless people.