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Join this online event to learn what kinship care looks like in different contexts and why recognising it is so important.
This study explores the effect of COVID-19 on a small number of privately run and funded residential care institutions by conducting a qualitative research study comprising 21 semi-structured interviews across seven focus countries.
This article from the Associated Press describes efforts in Egypt to promote the practice of Kafala, "an alternative care system under which adults can become guardians of orphaned children."
UNICEF is seeking a consultant for children protection to support alternative care and case management in Egypt.
This report presents the results of multi-country research launched in 2018 on refugee data in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon to study the impact of cash-based interventions (CBI) on child protection outcomes.
In this chapter of Filiation and the Protection of Parentless Children, the author shows the ways in which premodern Muslim jurists and judges (with focus on early modern Egypt) were able to circumvent the prohibition of adoption through discursive moves and practices, which helped create a family life for many parentless and non-biological children.
Pese a que hay un consenso sobre la importancia del cuidado efectivo en las familias para los niños, existe una falta de discusión y acuerdo sobre los componentes precisos de este cuidado. Este informe contribuye a debatir sobre este importante tema al proporcionar perspectivas de los grupos focales con 198 niños y 81 adultos de Brasil, Colombia, Egipto, México, Rusia, Ruanda y Zimbabue.
There is extensive research demonstrating clearly the importance of a safe and caring family for child wellbeing and development. While there is consensus on the importance of effective care in families for children, there is a lack of discussion and agreement about the precise components of this care. This report contributes to debates on the components of family care by providing perspectives from nearly 200 children and over 80 adults from Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Rwanda and Zimbabwe. The report demonstrates that there are many commonalities in perspectives on and experiences of care across contexts.
This conference aims to enhance aftercare policies and institutional practices through connecting alternative care stakeholders and setting a platform for learning and collaboration among Arab nations to overcome the challenges of “Aftercare”.