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The health and well-being of children in immigration detention


By: Australian Human Rights Commission

Location: Monitoring Visit to Wickham Point Detention Centre, Darwin, NT

Date: October 16th – 18th 2015

Executive Summary

Through observation, interview and formal testing, we have confirmed that closed… 336 more words

Education Access

Nepal earthquakes: responding to the psychosocial needs of children

A peaceful, sunny Saturday in Nepal was shattered in just a few moments when a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country just before noon on 25 April 2015. 847 more words


Psychbigyaan Podcast -2 : 'About Our Campaign- Hami Sunchhau (We Listen) !'

Post Earthquake- 2015/April-25, Psychbigyaan team has been doing various works related to children and adolescents.
In continuation to that, we are starting our new campaign called ‘Hami Sunchhau-We Listen’ from June 10 for 15 days in Tudhikhel, one of the largest open space in Kathmandu, where hundreds of affected people are staying in tents post Earthquake. 254 more words

Kripa Sigdel

Radio brings innovative counselling to post-earthquake Nepal

When we met six-year-old Kritagya Adhikari lying on a mattress with a broken arm bandaged and slung over his shoulder, he was still writhing in pain. 734 more words


The emotional impact of protracted conflict on children: rethinking our response

Recently, after a planned trip to Syria was cancelled on the border due to visa problems, I returned to Beirut. Later, I sat down with a colleague from Syria, who came to meet me there to review our work in providing psychosocial support to children in Syria. 908 more words


Hiba, the future pediatrician: receiving support from the LWF Peace Oasis

By Rifat Odeh Kassis

(article provided courtesy of Lutheran World Federation)

Everyone in Alshoy knew that Hiba would become a great pediatrician someday.

Alshoy is a village located on the Horan plain, in southern Syria, under the administration of the Daraa governorate. 775 more words

Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR)

Ebola: extended families stepping up for orphaned children

Nzérékoré, Guinea – Upon the deaths of his brother and his sister-in-law, Aboubacar (72), the sole breadwinner for his family, took in his brother’s six orphans. 637 more words