This video from France 24 describes the long-term impacts of institutionalization on the children placed in orphanages in Romania thirty years ago.
The Finding the Way Home documentary highlights the painful realities of the eight million children living in orphanages and other institutions around the world, telling the stories of six children in Brazil, Bulgaria, Haiti, Nepal, India and Moldova who have found their way into the care of loving families after spending periods of their lives in an institution.
In this episode of Our World from BBC News, film maker Kate Blewett examines what's happened to the children she met in Mogilino, Bulgaria in 2007 and reveals the reality of life for children in some of the new Group Homes.
On 18 November 2019, a workshop led by International Social Service Switzerland and Child Rights Connect was held in Geneva to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights on the Child (CRC), the 10th anniversary of the UN Guidelines on the Alternative Care of Children, and the 5th anniversary of Optional Protocol on the CRC on a communications procedure.
This documentary from Noticias Telemundo shares the stories of children in Guatemala who were separated from their parents and sold for adoption.
This video from World Without Orphans tells the story of Anu, who was abandoned as an infant and grew up in a large institution in India, later opening her own home for orphaned and abandoned girls in India to help girls like her, only to realize that this was not the best way to care for the children.
This webinar - presented by the Kenya Society of Care Leavers (KESCA), the Uganda Care Leavers (UCL), The Better Care Network and Changing the Way We Care - offered policy makers, practitioners, advocates and careleavers a unique opportunity to listen and learn from two leaders of careleaver associations who highlighted two recent documents that illustrate the careleaver experience within and outside of care.
This video segment from the PBS Newshour shines a light on efforts underway in Cambodia to reintegrate children from orphanages back into their families or into family-based care.
This video from BBC News shares the stories of Akira, 23, and her younger sister Charntay who were separated for 15 years. Akira was separated from her family by the care system for 15 years. Her younger sister Charntay was adopted abroad, whilst Akira remained in London.
This documentary from CBS News takes viewers inside the real-life challenges facing migrant families split apart by the Trump administration's "Zero Tolerance" policy.