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Children Need Families Not Orphanages

A 3.5 minute animation narrated by JK Rowling. Covers: attachment and the importance of being within a family; reasons for entry into alternative care - including poverty and lack of access to services for children with disabilities; harm caused by institutional care on brain development; challenges children face once leaving care; value of deinstitutionalisation and support to community based services; cost-effectiveness of institutional care.

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