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'Institutionalised Children: Explorations and Beyond': A first-of-its-kind international journal on Alternative Care for children in South Asia

In March 2014, Udayan Care launched a bi- annual academic journal 'Institutionalised Children: Explorations and Beyond' (ICEB), marketed by Indian Journals to deliberate on the state of care of children in institutional and alternative care. The journal’s regional focus is on the eight South Asian countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The purpose of the journal is to expand and enhance knowledge about children, who have been Out of Home Care (OHC) and need alternative care systems. The mission is to make available a platform for consistent sharing of information, knowledge enhancement and the development of a dialogue and debate amongst professionals, practitioners, mental health experts, policy makers, academics, researchers, and volunteers, working for children in institutional and other alternate care, about best practices, research findings and studies, legislation, jurisprudence and case law, in relation to such children's mental health, social development, care and upbringing in alternative modes of care in South Asian countries.

Nine issues of the journal have already been published and we are now preparing to release the tenth issue of the journal in September, 2018, which is focused on 'Aftercare'. Make sure to book your subscription to ICEB in order to engage with knowledge sharing in regards to alternative care of OHC children in the South Asia region!

Share in knowledge generation and dissemination on alternative care and send us your original manuscripts on related topics, to be published in the forthcoming issues of ICEB. Submit here!