South America

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RELAF23 Apr 2019
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.

HCCH8 Mar 2019

Guyana became the 100th Contracting Party to the Hague Intercountry Adoption Convention on 5 February 2019, according to this news release from the Hague Conference.

Lígia Negrão Costa Taborda & Celina Maria Colino Magalhães - Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal 25 Feb 2019

The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyze the interactions between children and their siblings in an institutional shelter in Brazil.

Omattie Madray and Zenainda Rosales - RISE América Latina29 Jan 2019

In this webinar presented by RISE Learning Network, Omattie Madray and Zenainda Rosales presented an extensive study recently carried out which analyzed over 100 documents and conducted over 20 interviews to gain insights on practices of organizations supporting and caring for boys affected by sexual violence in their recovery process.

Shaylim Castro - Reuters16 Jan 2019

"Some 3 million Venezuelans have migrated in three years, putting a growing strain on the country’s children as more parents are forced into the heart-wrenching decision to leave," says this article from Reuters.

Harry Orúzar, Rafael Miranda, Xavier Oriol, Carme Montserrat - Children and Youth Services Review2 Jan 2019

The main objective of this study is to explore, from a bottom-up perspective, the moderating effect of an experienced happiness indicator (OHS) and the daily-life activities shared between caregivers and adolescents in the residential care system in Peru.

BBC News7 Nov 2018

Police in Peru have recently uncovered a child trafficking ring which convinced poor women to hand over their babies and then sold them, according to this article from BBC News.

BBC News2 Nov 2018

In this video from BBC News, Vladimir Hernandez visits the capital city of Caracas in Venezuela to investigate the situation of mothers and children who have been impacted by Venezuela's humanitarian crisis. 

Kirrily Pells, Virginia Morrow, M. Catherine Maternowska & Alina Potts - Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies: An International Interdisciplinary Journal for Research, Policy and Care20 Oct 2018

This paper highlights findings from a a 15-year longitudinal cohort study of children growing up in poverty in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam.

Patricia Ames, Jeanine Anderson, Amanda Martin, Rosario Rodriguez & Alina Potts - Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies: An International Interdisciplinary Journal for Research, Policy and Care20 Oct 2018

This article presents the Peru results as part of the Multi Country Study on the Drivers of Violence Affecting Children.