Europe

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HBO Films,

The Finding the Way Home documentary highlights the painful realities of the eight million children living in orphanages and other institutions around the world, telling the stories of six children in Brazil, Bulgaria, Haiti, Nepal, India and Moldova who have found their way into the care of loving families after spending periods of their lives in an institution.

UNICEF Romania,

The purpose of the current consultancy is to review the situation of children with disabilities with special focus on the access and quality of services (especially recovery and rehabilitation services) for children with disabilities and their caregivers, living in their families or in placement in foster care or with other families. 

Sarajevo Times,

The current Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatovic, has written a letter expressing concern about the placement of children with disabilities in institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to this article from the Sarajevo Times.

Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB),

On the 30th anniversary of the UNCRC and the Children Act, join the CFAB 2019 Annual International Child Protection Lecture.

Our World - BBC News,

In this episode of Our World from BBC News, film maker Kate Blewett examines what's happened to the children she met in Mogilino, Bulgaria in 2007 and reveals the reality of life for children in some of the new Group Homes.

Kay M. Bridger, Jens F. Binder, Blerina Kellezi - Journal of Child and Family Studies,

The authors of this study investigated incidence of secondary traumatic stress (STS) and psychological predictors relevant to secondary and primary stress appraisal in UK foster carers.

Emma Wallis - Info Migrants,

According to this article from Info Migrants, the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced a new scheme designed to protect unaccompanied migrant minors who have arrived in Greece.

Peñarrubia María, Palacios Jesús, Román Maite - Children and Youth Services Review,

In this study, executive functions were examined in post-institutionalized children adopted into Spanish families from Russian institutions.

Gillian Raab & Cecilia MacIntyre - The International Journal of Population Data Science (IJPDS),

Cross-sectional analysis by the Scottish Government show that the educational outcomes for looked after children are much poorer than for other children in Scotland. This presentation will discuss methods to create a longitudinal data set from these data and thus infer how a child’s lifetime history of care relates to their educational outcomes.

HeidiJ acobsen, Hans Bugge Bergsund, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Lars Smith, Vibeke Moe - Children and Youth Services Review,

The first aim of this study was to investigate foster children’s social-emotional functioning (externalizing, internalizing and total problem behavior) reported by female and male caregivers, as well as by teachers, at 8 years of age, as compared with a non-foster group. The second aim was to investigate the predictive power of internalizing and externalizing behavior from age 2 and 3 years.