"They don't care what happens to us." The situation of double orphans heading households in Rakai District, Uganda
- Professional Development to Serve Young Children in Chinese Welfare Institutions. Edwards, Carolyn Pope; Cotton, Janice N.; Wen Zhao; Muntaner-Gelabert, Jerònia // YC: Young Children;Nov2010, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p28
The article features the Half the Sky Foundation (HTS), established by a group o adoptive American parents headed by Jenny Bowen. It states that HTS was founded to offer education and nurturing care for children in Chinese orphanages or children's welfare's institutions in 1998. It also mentions...
- Why do children transfer to their parents? Evidence from South Korea. Park, Cheolsung // Review of Economics of the Household;Sep2014, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p461
I examine motives behind interhousehold upstream transfers using a sample of child-parent pairs in South Korea. The estimation results indicate that upstream transfers in Korea cannot be explained by just one motive. I find evidence that altruism is the dominant motive at the margin if parental...
- Flap over laws to save abandoned babies. Savoye, Craig // Christian Science Monitor;4/3/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 89, p2
Discusses the trend of states in the United States to allow mothers to discard of unwanted infants at safe havens, to discourage mothers from abandoning their children on the street.
- HAVENS FOR ABANDONED BABIES. // Christian Science Monitor;4/3/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 89, p10
Editorial. Questions whether anonymous child abandonment sites in the United States are encouraging mothers to abandon their children.
- FLOWING GENEROSITY. WARREN, CHRIS // San Antonio Magazine;Jan2014, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p83
The article offers the author's insights on the fountain at the La Fogata restaurant which serves as a source of funds for the benefit of abandoned youth.
- FROM FAMILY DUTY TO FAMILY POLICY: THE EVOLUTION OF KINSHIP CARE. Hegar, Rebecca; Scannapieco, Maria // Child Welfare;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p200
The article presents information on kinship care in the U.S. Several elements including the rise of single-parent families due to divorce, single mothers keeping their babies, and others had contributed to the development of kinship care. Federal child welfare policies had encouraged fostering...
- Evaluating access to a child-oriented poverty alleviation intervention in rural South Africa. Twine, Rhian; Collinson, Mark A.; Polzer, Tara J.; Kahn, Kathleen // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;May2007 Supplement 69, Vol. 35 Issue s69, p118
Background: In April 1998, the South African government introduced the child-support grant as a poverty-alleviation measure to support the income of poor households and enable them to care for the child. Aims: This research aimed to measure equity of access to applications for the child-support...
- Childcare services: scope and factors of consumption by Russian families. Sukhova, Anna // Journal of Social Policy Studies;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p473
This article represents the analysis of childcare services in terms of scope and factors of consumption by Russian households. The work is based on the data of state statistics and survey ?Parents and children, men and women in family and society? (RiDMiZh). The results show high demand of...
- A HISTORY OF PLACING-OUT: THE ORPHAN TRAINS. Cook, Jeanne F. // Child Welfare;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p181
The article presents information on the child placement programs operated by charitable organizations, particularly the Children's Aid Society (CAS) and the New York Foundling Home in the U.S. The program of the CAS was operated by relocating children from New York to families in the Midwest...