A collection of fact sheets, position papers, research papers, articles and links:

Fact Sheets / Position Papers

Modern Slavery and Tourism: When holidays and human exploitation collide

Submission to Australian Inquiry in to Establishing a Modern Slavery Act

ReThink Orphanages: Fact Sheet on Residential Care

ReThink Orphanages: Fact Sheet on the Orphanage Industry

ReThink Orphanages: Position Paper on Alternative Care

Research Papers

With the Best Intentions... A Study of Attitudes Toward Residential Care in Cambodia (2011)

UNICEF: Fact Sheet on Residential Care in Cambodia

Next Generation Nepal: The Paradox of Orphanage Volunteering (2014)

Harvard University Centre on the Developing Child: The Science of Neglect

LUMOS: Ending the Institutionalisation of Children Globally (2014)

Save the Children: Keeping Children Out of Harmful Institutions (2009)

Save the Children: A Last Resort - The growing concern about children in residential care (2007)

Better Care Network: Families, Not Orphanages (2010)

Save the Children: The Risk of Harm to Young Children in Institutional Care (2009)

Save the Children: Institutional Care - The Last Resort (2014)


How can you leave no one behind when millions of children are uncounted?

Orphanage Trips by Aussie Schools are doing more harm than good

The Business of Orphanages: Where do orphans come from?

Earthquake Orphans: What Nepal can learn from Haiti

Policies/Press Releases

New sub-decree issued to strengthen the management of residential care institutions in Cambodia. 

MoSVY Minimum Standards on Alternative Care for Children Cambodia


Orphanages: not the solution

The Bucharest Early Intervention Project

Children are not tourist attractions - Friends International

Don't create more orphans - Friends International

Learning Service: rethinking volunteer travel

PEPY Tours: responsible travel experiences

Ayana Journeys: learning journeys