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This Country Care Review includes the care-related concluding observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as well as ratification dates.
Drawing on qualitative research undertaken with adolescents with disabilities from refugee and host communities in Jordan and the State of Palestine, this article critically interrogates the framing of child neglect, which to date has situated the state as a protector rather than a perpetrator, the narrow understanding of adolescent needs and the responsibility of international actors for ensuring that the full range of human rights of adolescents with disabilities is supported.
This report is a review of the social service workforce in eight countries: Djibouti, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan and Tunisia.
This study addressed foundling and abandoned children in the Palestinian society as a multi-dimensional phenomenon.
Youth detained in detention centers in Gaza are suffering from abuse, torture, cruel and humiliating punishment, and other human rights violations due to noncompliance with international standards.
This study aimed to find the prevalence rate of PTSD, anxiety and depression among orphaned children in Gaza Strip.
This article from Haaretz discusses the increasing problem of child labor in Israel. According to the article, children are taken from their homes through an agreement with their parents and forced to beg at highway intersections for up to 12 hours a day.
This report and summary explores the current childcare policy failures across a range of case-study countries, including Viet Nam, Gaza, Mexico, India and Ethiopia, and highlights examples of progress in countries which are successfully responding to these challenges.
This paper offers a broad overview of some of the main approaches to child protection used internationally. Using examples from Canada, Sweden, Belgium and the Gaza Strip, it offers policy-makers the chance to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches, as well as how these examples might be used to inspire improvements within the Australian context.