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Orphanages could be replaced by providing more support to families, adoption services, or good quality foster care

By Hicbd
Fri Nov 30 2012 6:47 am

"There is an increasing body of evidence that orphanages, especially large orphanages, are the worst possible care option for children. In large institutions all children, but particularly babies may not receive enough eye contact, physical contact, and stimulation to promote proper physical, social or cognitive development."

URL:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orphanage
http://www.ted.com/talks/georgette_mulheir_the_tragedy_of_orphanages.html


Categories:
International Development Public Benefits Child Development Orphanages

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