TED 31 Oct 2012

In this TED video, Georgette Mulheir, CEO of Lumos, an NGO dedicated to ending worldwide systematic institutionalization, describes how orphanages can cause irreparable damage to children both mentally and physically and urges to end reliance on them by finding alternate ways of supporting children in need.

Lemn Sissay23 Oct 2012

In this TED Talk, poet and playwright Lemn Sissay tells his story of growing up in foster care in the UK. 

Daniela Papi TEDx Oxbridge 15 Aug 2012

In this TED Talk, Daniela Papi - founder of PEPY, a Cambodian youth leadership organization, and PEPY Tours, a development education travel company - speaks of the ways that international volunteering can be harmful to children and communities and urges volunteers and organizations to rethink “voluntourism.”

Juliana Ruhfus - Al Jazeera 12 Jun 2012

This People & Power documentary from Al Jazeera investigates the orphanage tourism industry in Cambodia. 

Save the Children6 Jun 2012

This video showcases the Family-based care program of Save the Children and its partners in Indonesia.

ABC News Australia18 Feb 2011

This video from ABC News Australia reports on a hospital in Japan that is taking in unwanted newborns from around the country, sparking debate on whether the hospital is helping mothers or encouraging abandonment.

UNITE for Children UNITE Against AIDS1 Sep 2009

Short video illustrating the ways social protection safeguards children and their families – including those affected by AIDS – at every level from communities to entire countries and beyond.

Save the Children1 Jan 2007

This video by Save the Children highlights key research findings from an assessment on the quality of care in children's homes in Indonesia (2007), jointly published with the Indonesian Ministry of Social Affairs and UNICEF.

Video advocacy shorts and documentaries relating to international volunteering in residential care centers, and responsible volunteering more broadly

One Sky Foundation

In this video, One Sky Foundation describes its work to strengthen families and keep children out of children's homes in the Thai-Burma border district of Sangkhlaburi. 



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