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Foster placement

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CRC Article = 20(3)
Article 20(3) of the CRC provides that alternative care for children deprived of their family environment could include, inter alia, foster placement, kafala of Islamic law, adoption or if necessary placement in institutions for the care of children. Noteworthy is the Declaration on Social and Legal Principles Relating to the Protection and Welfare of Children with Special Reference to Foster Placement and Adoption, which was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1986.

See also:
Adoption   Alternative care   Children deprived of their family environment   Kafala   Periodic review of placement   Placement in institutions