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In this Media Centre, you can find the latest news, events, publications, films and resources from Lumos covering the many areas of our work in helping to end the systematic and harmful practice of institutionalising children

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Child exploitation in Haiti’s orphanages highlighted at seminal anti-trafficking conference North American orphanage support places thousands of children at risk 20/06/2017

On June 21-22, 2017, Haiti – ranked eighth in the world for human trafficking – held its first annual conference to combat trafficking. The Haitian government’s

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ceo blog

“Almost 100 children and young people have been found on the brink of starvation in orphanages in Belarus, prompting widespread public revulsion and a criminal investigation.”
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UN Headquarters, Conf. Room 11

Side Event Conference of State Parties 2017The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is committed to ending violence against all children globally (target 16.2), however in order to do violence against children with disabilities must be specifical


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