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Eurochild,

This report reflects on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on children. It compiles information gathered from 25 countries across Europe, and provides recommendations for improving public policies in the short and long-term to support better outcomes for children and families, including children in alternative care or at risk of separation.

Save the Children,

This paper is divided into two parts: The first details the evidence from the ground, painting the picture of life for children during the pandemic in different European countries with statistics and examples, and giving a set of recommendations on measures that national governments across Europe can take to help protect children from the worst impacts of the crisis relating to the economic impacts on families, loss of services, access to education and targeted measures for children in migration. The second part focuses on recommendations to the EU institutions on how EU policy and funding can support and complement these national-level actions in these challenging times.

Nina Rehn-Mendoza - Nordic Welfare Centre,

This report surveys different aspects of health of unaccompanied minors who have arrived in the Nordic region.

Kay Biesel, Judith Masson, Nigel Parton,

This book brings together knowledge of how modern countries in Europe and the United States deal with the issue of errors and mistakes in child protection in a cross-national perspective.

Suvi Alenius, Eero Kajantie, Reijo Sund, Markku Nurhonen, Pieta Näsänen‐Gilmore, Marja Vääräsmäki, Mika Gissler, Petteri Hovi - Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology,

This population‐based register‐linkage study assessed the likelihood of OHC placement in different gestational age groups using multivariable Cox regression models.

Johanna Hiitola - Social Inclusion,

This article investigates how forced migrants residing in Finland utilise different types of resources in their efforts to reunite with their families.

Anne-Dorthe Hestbæk, Ingrid Höjer, Tarja Pösö, Marit Skivenes - Children and Youth Services Review,

This descriptive policy analysis examines the position of infants’ rights in the family service orientated child welfare systems of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden when being placed in out-of-home care.

Aideen Maguire, et al - The International Journal of Population Data Science (IJPDS),

The aim of this study is to utilise nationwide social services data from two countries (Northern Ireland (NI) and Finland), with similar populations but different intervention policies, linked to a range of demographic and health datasets to examine the mental health outcomes of young adults in the years following leaving care.

Child Protection Hub,

Join this webinar to walk through the PROMISE Child Participation Tool and to discuss approaches and considerations for soliciting children’s views on their Barnahus experience.

Antti Kääriälä, Pasi Haapakorva, Elina Pekkarinen, Reijo Sund - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The purpose of this study was to explore early adulthood education and employment trajectories among young adults who experienced out-of-home care during childhood and to examine how various care history factors predict these trajectories.