Joseph and Josephine A. v. Bolson: New Mexico
In 1980, Children's Rights and local attorneys filed this suit against officials of what is now known as New Mexico's Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD). CYFD was making virtually no effort to place children, many of whom suffered abuse and neglect, with permanent families. The parties...
Judge Rules Lawsuit to Put City's Child Welfare System in Receivership Should Move Forward; Will Con
PRESS RELEASE Marisol v. Guiliani certified as class-action for children in foster care and those reported abused and neglected; city and state motions to dismiss case denied. Judge Robert J. Ward of the U.S. District Court ruled today that the lawsuit Marisol v. Giuliani, which seeks to put... Are You Ready for Open Records?
Susan Freivalds who is the founder and editorial director of "Adoptive Families" magazine recently published an article discussing the importance of children needing the "blessing and support" of their adoptive parents should they decide to search. "Open records are coming," she wrote, and so they... First Qualitative Research Study of New York City Teens Living in Foster Care Finds Services Extreme
PRESS RELEASE Voices of youth and workers show what works and doesn't in group settings, with quality of care a "mixed bag" and dangerous violence from peers and staff. ( New York , November 6, 2003 ) The first comprehensive qualitative research study ever done of teens living in group settings...
Children's rights fund opens
The Constitutional & Mainland Affairs Bureau is inviting community organisations to apply for sponsorships to promote children House body okays October as children's rights month
Rep. Aurora Enerio Cerilles (2nd District, Zamboanga Del Sur), chairperson of the House body, said House Bill 1641 authored by Rep. Susan A. Yap (2nd District, Tarlac) will help raise the awareness and concern of Filipinos regarding the rights and welfare of children. House body okays October as Children's Rights Month (Congress of the Philippines)
(Source: Congress of the Philippines) The House Committee on the Welfare of Children has approved a bill declaring the month of October as Filipino Children's Right and Welfare Month. Rep. Aurora Enerio Cerilles (2nd District, Zamboanga Del Sur), chairperson of the House body, said House Bill... Call to protect children's rights
Children's Commissioner for Northern Ireland Patricia Lewsley-Mooney calls for children's rights to be fully protected by law.
November 20th Is National Adoption Day
November 19, 2010, 5:30 am
On November 20, 2010 thousands of parents and children will finalize adoptions. Created in 2000 by the Alliance for Children's Rights, National Adoption Day unites children from foster care with forever adoptive families. More than 30,000 children have been adopted from foster care on National... Kazakhstan Adoption Remains Closed
December 30, 2011, 7:26 am
It has been way to long since I touched base with you on adoption from Kazakhstan. I wish I had information of great changes but that is not the case. At this point, Kazakhstan is not in an adoption relationship with the United States as they are seeking Hague Convention status and have not... Adoption celebration follow-through
November 7, 2007, 5:00 am
It's Adoption Week in the UK, and with that information is pouring out around the country aimed at dispelling myths that may keep people from considering joining the ranks of adoptive parents.
The BBC is saying that adoption rights are 'misunderstood' , and given the news that has come out of...