Volunteer tourism can be great for volunteers and the communities that receive them. But we need to be absolutely clear: volunteering in an orphanage abroad is a bad idea.
Here are tips to tell your volunteering story on social media, using language and images to make a positive impact and break stereotypes, not reinforce them.
Watch Ukraine country director Halyna Postoliuk’s heartfelt speech on the opportunities for child care and protection reform in Ukraine, during the closing session of our Ukraine Recovery Conference side event, hosted in London at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office headquarters.
Officials and business leaders at the Ukraine Recovery Conference in London on 21-22 June 2023 should ensure that any “Marshal Plan” for the war-ravaged country includes ensuring children are not separated from their families and shutting down its network of 700 state-run children’s institutions.
To celebrate Global Day of Parents, we’re sharing three stories of brilliant parents who fought for their children, adopted children, and rebuilt relationships with their children following the devastating impact of orphanages.
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