UN Calls for End of Orphanages
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On 18 December 2019, the UN General Assembly in New York adopted a Resolution on the Rights of The Child, in which all 193 UN member states committed to moving away from orphanages for children.
Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann
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Categories: Politics, Law and Legal Matters, Social Issues
Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, orphanages, care homes, United Nations, UN, General Assembly, child protection, children's rights, Resolution on the Rights of The Child, Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children, UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, voluntourism, abuse, poverty, family breakdown, disability, ethnicity, child welfare systems, residential care,