This area provides information on parent advocacy and on child welfare/protection internationally.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for children’s social care services (and parents)

The most up-to-date guidance from the UK government on what to expect from child welfare services. …
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Family Separation 2.0: “You aren’t going to separate me from my only child.”

Read the full report on how ‘Administration is weaponizing its public health response to COVID19 to punish and deter people …
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Aftercare for Care Leavers: Learning lessons from across Europe

‘The COVID-19 pandemic has only served to exacerbate these risks, as the pandemic heightens risks of isolation and separation from …
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2020 Annual Meeting on Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

Once upon a time, rampant disease was a problem that the most privileged could ignore, Covid19 has brought home that …
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October 2020: Strengthening Families 101

Center for the Study of Social Policy 08 Oct 2020 This is a free, pre-conference training for people attending the …
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Bottom-up approaches to strengthening child protection systems: Placing children, families, and communities at the center

Michael G. Wessels Abstract Efforts to strengthen national child protection systems have frequently taken a top-down approach of imposing formal, …
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The impact of COVID-19 on Children’s Social Care in England

Mary Baginsky & Jill Manthorpe – Child Abuse & Neglect 16 Sep 2020 Abstract Background As a response to COVID-19 …
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Will Emily be allowed to keep her baby?

After having 9 children taken into care, Emily, aged only 31 years old, is pregnant with her tenth child and …
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Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu is relieved to see the announcement made today at the Iwi Leaders Forum that Cabinet …
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