May 20 2020
The alarming rates of domestic violence in Peru makes it one of the main reasons that children are separated from their families in the country. SOS Children's Villages Peru works to keep families together through programmes designed to address the root causes of violence.
May 15 2020
"A lot of the children that have come into our home, we are their fifth or sixth foster home that they’ve been in. They are wondering ‘Well, do I just need to push a little bit more and then you’re going to give up on me too’. But they just need to know that you’re still going to wake up the next day and say ‘Good Morning’ and ‘I love you’." - Jenny Wray
May 12 2020
“Before my father died, he made me promise I would go to university and make my family thrive. When this is over, I will help my mother bring money home, while I study." - Angela*, 16.
April 28 2020
"The reasons for child separation are important for designing efforts to support families in need," says Prof Susan Short of Brown. "Children’s experiences and needs vary. We’re hopeful that the results from the systematic review will provide useful information for organizations working with families, as well as researchers."
February 19 2020
A partnership between SOS Children's Villages Brazil and UNICEF will help shelter and assist unaccompanied Venezuelan children and young people.
January 10 2020
Ludginie Jovin may never fully understand her parents’ trust in the strangers who led her away as a frightened child.
Sadly, the chaos that followed the 2010 Haiti earthquake created an opportunity for those without the best interests of children at heart.