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Wisdom Wednesday 2015: Interview with Andrea Nave, CEO, Forget me Not ( Part II)

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Andrea explains the journey undertaken by Forget Me Not to drastically change its approach on child protection in order to ensure the respect of the rights of the children, moving from an approach focused on institutionalization towards a working modality that works on the long term best interests of the children. Andrea also talk about the work of her organization outside Nepal.
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"Volun-tourism" in children homes of Nepal : let's find a middle path

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Thousands of young foreigners every year come to Nepal to volunteer in children homes. Their motivations and goals are praiseworthy but there are some risks involved and some sort of regulation or better self regulations are needed. A balanced approach is possible while the government of Nepal should legalize and regulate this self made type of international volunteerism.