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Rikard Tordön, Marie Bladh, Carl Göran Svedin, Gunilla Sydsjö - Children and Youth Services Review,

The purpose of this study was to outline prerequisites for interventions aimed at school performance for children in foster care, related to those in normal population studies.

Patrizia Rinaldi - The International Journal of Children's Rights,

This article elaborates on provisions concerning the international protection system for minor migrants. It examines entry strategies put into place by young migrants facing the Spanish migration system.

Marie Hatlelid Føleide and Oddbjørg Skjær Ulvik - The International Journal of Children's Rights,

The article is based on interviews with 22 children’s spokespersons in the Norwegian arrangement for indirect participation in care proceedings, and presents analyses of the spokespersons’ experiences of contradictions and dilemmas in their practices.

Eduardo Martín, Carla González-García, Jorge F. del Valle, Amaia Bravo - Children and Youth Services Review,

The main objective of this study is to analyze the level of agreement between young people in residential care (RC) and their care workers (who, in Spain, are called social educators, and who have a specific university degree).

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.


The Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 20 November 1989. In the lead-up to the Convention’s 30th birthday, a series of events will be organized in celebration.

APFEL & The Fostering Network,

A European network of fostering organisations, APFEL (Acting for the Promotion of Fostering at European Level) is holding its eighth European conference entitled Foster Care Transforming Lives in Edinburgh on 20 November, in partnership with The Fostering Network. 

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.

Eric Rosenthal, Dragana Ciric Milovanovic, Laurie Ahern - Disability Rights International,

The main finding of this report from Disability Rights International (DRI) is that Bulgaria has replaced a system of large, old orphanages with newer, smaller buildings that are still operating as institutions.

Harriet Ward - The Guardian,

In this opinion piece for the Guardian, Harriet Ward - Emeritus professor of child and family research of Loughborough University - argues that UK policy since the passage of the Children Act of 1989 has moved away from promoting children’s satisfactory development and welfare.