Korean gov’t encouraged parents to leave their children in orphanages during IMF crisis

Newspaper: The Kyunghyang Shinmun Date: April 17, 1998 Headline: Support living expenses for low income and unemployed families Subheadline: Confirmation of support from 20th of this month Highlights: Monthly aid 320,000 won for 70,000 people up to nine months Free accommodation for the children, senior citizens and disabled at the welfare facilities Article: From 20th […]

Register Me! The UNHCR ExCom Conclusion on Civil Registration

TRACK co-sponsored this video which promotes birth registration through civil registration. This film features input from government, UNHCR and NGO representatives on the importance of civil registration and the key elements of the 2013 UNHCR Executive Committee  (ExCom) Conclusion on the topic. The UNHCR ExCom is the head committee that makes recommendations. Civil registration is part of […]