South America

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War Child1 Jun 2019

This report by War Child aims to bring global attention to the challenges related to the reintegration of children associated with armed forces and groups, and promote better policy, practice and funding in the future.

Camilla Jones and Payal Saksena -Family for Every Child1 Jun 2019

This report explores what family means to children and adults in five countries using the digital storytelling technique.

Gillian Mann y Emma de Vise-Lewis - Family for Every Child1 Jun 2019

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.

Gillian Mann and Emma de Vise-Lewis - Family for Every Child1 Jun 2019

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.

Arelis R. Hernández and Mariana Zuñiga - The Washington Post28 May 2019

This article from the Washington Post describes the threats to families in Venezuela today, including the instances of family separation due to poverty and lack of resources.

Ida Bruheim Jensen, Ingunn T. Ellingsen, Ingunn Studsrød, Manuela Garcia Quiroga - Journal of Comparative Social Work1 May 2019

This study explores understandings of children and childhood among 21 social workers from five child protection services in Chile.

RELAF23 Apr 2019
Location: 
Salvador, Bahía, Brazil

El Seminario de RELAF tiene como fin fortalecer los procesos de desinstitucionalización mencionados e impulsar otros semejantes en el resto de los países.

Jamal El Shayyal - Al Jazeera11 Apr 2019

The "massive migration" of people from Venezuela "is creating a new crisis, affecting the many children who are being left behind," according to this video from AlJazeera News. 

Family for Every Child3 Apr 2019

Family for Every Child would like to invite you to an Online Event to discuss models and systems for Kinship Care in Brazil. Pre-recorded presentations from three different speakers will be released on Wednesday 27 March. One week later on Wednesday 3 April at 13:00 UK time, they will host a live Q&A panel discussion with the featured presenters.

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