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Eric Galatas - Public News Service,

Some 24,000 teenagers in foster care across the nation officially become adults each year; in Nebraska it happens on their 19th birthday. They are expected to move out and start their lives on their own, yet many do not have a reliable support system. They face many challenges, including finding a job and a place to live.

UNICEF Ghana,

Ten new child-friendly gender-based violence courts are being established across Ghana. These courts are expected to significantly improve the quality and accuracy of evidence of survivors, by addressing the challenges they face in the trial process. 

News Ghana,

Close to 15,000 cases of violence against children are reported to law enforcement agencies in Ghana every year, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has said.

Megan Conn - The Imprint,

Under the Family First Prevention Services Act, a law passed by Congress that took effect in New York in late September, federal funding for congregate care has been dramatically reduced.

African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child,

Be part of the 38th ordinary session which will be held virtually 15 - 26 November

Shuliweeh Alenezi, Mahdi Alnamnakani, Mohamad-Hani Temsah, Rozan Murshid, Fahad Alfahad, Haitham Alqurashi, Hana Alonazy, Mohamad Alothman, Majid A. Aleissa,

This report found that the types of abuse and the characteristics of both abused children and offenders in Saudi Arabia saw significant changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sexual and emotional abuses were reported more frequently, and the male gender is considered to feature more commonly in reports prior to the pandemic era than during the pandemic.

Matthew Chance, Zahra Ullah, and Laura Smith-Spark - CNN,

There are 200 children and 600 women among an estimated 2,000 people massed along the Bruzgi-Kuznica border crossing separating Belarus from Poland, Belarusian border officials told CNN on Friday. Some of those are only babies or toddlers.

Sanchia Berg - BBC News,

Growing numbers of very vulnerable children in England are being detained in temporary accommodation under special court orders described as "draconian" by one senior judge.

UNICEF, IOM GMDAC, UN Women, International Data Alliance for Children on the Move,

This webinar aims to provide concrete steps for policymakers, national statistical officers and practitioners to invest in data collection and leverage migration data for policy, and to offer practical guidance on gender-responsive migration governance. 

Claudia Cappa, Nicole Petrowski, Antoine Deliege & Muhammad Rafiq Khan,

The purpose of this article is to describe the process of testing and piloting the UNICEF protocol on children in residential care in three countries: India, Ghana, and Kazakhstan.