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A brief fact sheet that provides an overview of kinship care.
Overview of social protection and welfare directions around the world, with recommendations for policies to protect vulnerable children and those affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa.
An evaluation of a programme in Sri Lanka that aimed to resettle and reintegrate children affected by armed conflict, prevent and respond to child abuse, and develop community based alternatives to institutional care.
An updated list of literature and bibliographies concerning children and families affected by HIV/AIDS around the world. Most of the resources are focused on sub-Saharan Africa.
A practical resource handbook for health professionals. Topics covered include HIV epidemiology, preventing HIV infection, care of HIV-exposed or HIV-infected children, diagnosis and clinical staging of HIV infection, clinical conditions associated with HIV, antiretroviral therapy, adolescent issues, long-term and terminal care planning for children affected by HIV/AIDS and their families, counseling and psychosocial support, and nutrition.
Recognition of the crises affecting children and a commitment to improving the lives of children.
Results of a survey examining the quality of institutional care in Sri Lanka. Highlights gaps in existing policies and procedures.
The UN Study on Violence Against Children has been launched! The Violence Study explicitly identifies children living in institutional care as being at high risk for violence. Chapter three of the report contains a sub-section on children in care and justice systems.
A brief fact sheet on family reintegration. Provides an overview of what a social worker should pay attention to when assessing a child's situation.
This document provides written replies by the Government of Ghana concerning t issues received by the Committee on the Rights of the Child relating to the consideration of the second periodic report of Ghana. This includes issues related adoption and fostering.