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Newsletter - April 2021

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BLOG

Can more be done?

Professor Marit Skivenes: – Governments have a responsibility to provide necessary support for vulnerable families.

POLICY

Selected Chair of the Child Protection Committee


Professor Skivenes is appointed by the Norwegian government to lead a national expert group reviewing the child protection system.

ARTICLE

Changes in Child-Protection Systems?


Katre Luhamaa explores whether international human-rights supervision are triggering changes in child-protection systems.

BLOG

Deportation of Children


When a state decides to deport a child, this decision needs to take the child’s rights and their best interests into account.

VIDEO

Children’s Participation in Child Welfare Services


Asgeir Falch-Eriksen gives a presentation about research on children’s participation in child welfare services (in Norwegian).

BOOK LAUNCH

Adoption from Care


Open and digital launch on May 19th of the book "Adoption from Care", featuring international perspectives on children’s rights, family preservation and state intervention.
Vacancy
There is an open PhD position at the Department of Administration and Organization Theory.  The successful candidate is welcome to collaborate with the Centre and become a member of our research group. Read more about our research community here
 
Webinars
All events are held as webinars and are open to the public.
You are most welcome to join.
Future events will be announced at discretion.uib.no.
From collaborators
‘Informed consent’ in Consensual Child Welfare

Tarja Pösö is one of the authors of a an article published in the journal European Journal of Social Work on the nature of consent in the context of Finnish care order decision-making.

The Rights of the Child in Voluntary Care


Brennan, O'Mahony & Burns have published an article about children in voluntary care in Ireland, where they call for reform in law, policy and practice.

Poland’s War on Abortion


Neil Datta wrote an OpEd for Open Democracy about Poland's near total abortion-ban and why the situation should not be seen as merely a typical action of the Polish state. 
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Recent publications from the Centre


Krutzinna, J. (2021). Breaking the cycle: Solidarity with care-leaver mothers. Journal of Diversity and Gender Studies.

Luhamaa, McEwan-Strand, Ruiken, Skivenes & Wingens (2021). Services and support for mothers and newborn babies in vulnerable situations: A study of eight European jurisdictionsChildren and Youth Services Review.

Burns, Helland, Križ, Sánchez-Cabezudo, Skivenes & Strömpl (2021). Corporal punishment and reporting to child protection authorities: An empirical study of population attitudes in five European countriesChildren and Youth Services Review

 
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