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For this study, a general sample of the New South Wales (NSW) public completed an online survey about adoption practices and their willingness to consider adopting from out-of-home care, with background questions on perceived social support and life satisfaction.
"Nearly 10 months after the Auditor General of Canada delivered a scathing rebuke of the Northwest Territories' child welfare system, the territorial government has released a new plan to improve it," says this article from CBC News.
"Days after the managing trustee of an orphanage was arrested for sexually exploiting four minor inmates, activists have demanded Child Welfare Committee, District Child Protection Unit and police personnel to conduct frequent inspections at the homes in the district," says this article from the New Indian Express.
The Seoul Central District Court has recently held a hearing in relation to "a landmark lawsuit filed by deported Korean American adoptee Adam Crapser against the Korean government and Holt Children’s Services," according to this article from the Korea Herald.
This conference aims to gather people who are committed to changing the landscape of child protection in Africa.
In this radio segment from NRP, the host follows up with a Guatemalan family who spent three months in detention in the US and have since returned to Guatemala, discussing the impacts that family separation has had on them one year later.
This article from ABC News highlights the growing calls in Australia for backpackers and young people traveling abroad "to rethink volunteering in developing countries as a booming trend of 'voluntourism' exposes a darker side of the industry."
This paper is based on field work experience, review of relevant literature and studies on alternative child care system in Nigeria.
Dozens of families who were separated by the US government's zero-tolerance policy upon entry into the United States "are now preparing to sue the federal government, including several who say their young children were sexually, physically or emotionally abused in federally funded foster care," says this article from the Los Angeles Times.
Lumos is recruiting a Senior Advocacy Consultant to work 100% (12 months consultancy) on the Changing the Way We Care (CTWWC) initiative in Kenya and the SSA region