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Abdullah Alrubaian, Norah Alkhateeb, Deborah Tamakloe,

The present qualitative study seeks to understand parents' perceptions of home or institutional care for children with disabilities. The study utilized an exploratory qualitative approach paradigm with five focus groups in the Qassim region of Saudi Arabia.

Shuliweeh Alenezi, Mahdi Alnamnakani, Mohamad-Hani Temsah, Rozan Murshid, Fahad Alfahad, Haitham Alqurashi, Hana Alonazy, Mohamad Alothman, Majid A. Aleissa,

This report found that the types of abuse and the characteristics of both abused children and offenders in Saudi Arabia saw significant changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sexual and emotional abuses were reported more frequently, and the male gender is considered to feature more commonly in reports prior to the pandemic era than during the pandemic.

Antigonos Sochos & Najla Al‐Jasas - International Journal of Social Welfare,

This qualitative study explored the accounts of 50 residential childcare staff in Saudi Arabia, aiming to identify ways in which staff and residential institutions may function as attachment objects for the children in their care.

Maha Almuneef, Hassan N. Saleheen, Fatimah Al Shehri, Majid A. Al-Eissa - Child Abuse & Neglect,

The goal of this study was to assess the child maltreatment (CM) prevention readiness (CMPR) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in regard to implementing large-scale, evidence-based CM-prevention programs. 

Better Care Network,

This country care review includes the care-related Concluding Observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Jennifer E. Lansford, Anis Ben Brik, Heba Al Fara - Child Indicators Research,

This article provides a review of indicators of child well-being in the six Gulf countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates), focusing on well-being in six domains: physical health, behavioral adjustment, psychological well-being, social relationships, safety, and cognitive well-being. The article highlights children's participation in decisions affecting their lives, relationships with parents and caregivers, and protection from abuse and neglect, among other indicators.

Nawaf Al Faryan, Margarita Frederico, Janelle Young - International Social Work,

In this article, child protection managers and direct service workers in Saudi Arabia report their experiences in implementing new policies. 

Ahmed A. Albar - Global Perspectives,

This chapter discusses the popular approaches used in the care of abandoned children and young people born without parents.