Moving Forward: Implementing the 'Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children'

Moving Forward is a tool for informing and inspiring practitioners, organisations and governments across the globe who are seeking to provide the best possible rights-based care for children who are, or who may be, in need of alternative care.

Here you will find the 'Moving Forward' publication and its related resources all in one place, to enable policy-makers and practitioners to best implement the ‘Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children’ in their international, regional and country contexts.

Jennifer Davidson introduces Moving Forward

Jennifer Davidson introduces key ideas behind Moving Forward and the information within it.



Jean Zermatten and Nigel Cantwell discuss the Rights of the Child

Jean Zermatten: President of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child discusses why deprivation of parental care has been a passion of the Committee (Read Jean's transcript for this film).

Nigel Cantwell - talks about how the Guidelines build on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (Read Nigel's transcript for this film).

International Social Service, Oak Foundation, SOS Children's Villages International, unicef, ATD Fourth World, Better Care Network, Family for every child, ngo group for the crc, PEPFAR, RELAF, Save the Children, USAID