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Lumos Factsheet: The Risks


Factsheet that details the risks empirically associated with children who are institutionalised.

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Children in Institutions: The Global Picture


Factsheets that presents global statistics on the global picture of children in institutions, with data ascertained from countries across the globe.

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Out Of The Shadows


This infographic has been prepared to highlight the growing global problem of institutionalisation and details how Lumos is working to end this injustice against children ...

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Dollars & Sense – Supporting Children Outside of Family Care


This report highlights the critical gains the US government’s international assistance has made in protecting children and ensuring their right to family life. At the ...

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Short Term Foster Care: Results of a survey among short-term foster carers carried out by Lumos


Report based on extensive research into short-term foster carers. The Lumos team, including social workers, substitute-family-care experts and an experienced social care researcher, prepared a ...

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Ending institutionalisation: Moving from an institution to a community


This report shares outcomes of a group of 1,292 children and young people with disabilities who have transitioned out of large residential institutions (institutions) into ...

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Ensuring access to treatment for children with hydrocephalus


This report provides a summary of work undertaken by Lumos - together with governmental authorities, international partners, local medical professionals and families - to ensure ...

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Orphanage Entrepreneurs: The Trafficking of Haiti’s Invisible Children


This report provides a succinct summary of the scale and shape of abuse and trafficking in Haiti’s orphanages and key recommendations for stakeholders to incorporate ...

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Lumos CEO To Deliver September 15th Briefing on the Worsening State of Haiti’s Orphanages


New research shows a strengthening link between for-profit orphanages and child trafficking.

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Survey of professional short-term foster carers in Czech Republic shows foster care can help


A survey of nearly half of all short-term foster carers in the Czech Republic has shown that, with the right support, they can offer a ...

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Has life improved for children with disabilities under Bulgaria’s reformed care services?


Reform of child care and protection systems in Bulgaria has taken an important step forward with the start of assessments of more than 1000 children ...

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Research brings hope to eight million children unnecessarily placed in the world’s orphanages


A new research partnership between J.K. Rowling’s international children’s organisation Lumos and a world-renowned Irish university will increase global momentum to transform the lives of ...

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Is the global child protection community prioritising family care?


Lumos, the international children’s charity founded by J.K. Rowling, has welcomed the publication of an authoritative international survey of scientific evidence proving that life in ...

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Leading Community Change: Delivering Better Outcomes in an Irish Community


A 76 page evaluation report looking at organisational change, community development, utilising evidence in real-world settings and what it takes to improve outcomes. Key themes ...

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