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BICON 2021 | Tackling unnecessary family separation in Asia

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Tackling unnecessary family separation in Asia

This session will start with a 5-minute plenary, then the participants will be split between the following breakout workshop groups:

  1. Family strengthening
  2. Inclusion towards prevention
  3. Preventing the separation of families on the move and emergency settings

Speakers

Plenary - opening and closing

  • Tessa Boudrie - Hope and Homes for Children (Hong Kong)
  • Shuba Murti - SOS Children's Villages International (India)

Family strenghtening

  • Mark Riley - Hope and Homes for Children (UK)
  • Sumantra Mukherjee - CINI (India)
  • Lopamudra Mullick - CINI (India)
  • Rita Panicker - Butterflies (India)
  • Nang - Friends International (Thailand)

Inclusion towards prevention

  • Robbie Wilson - Lumos (UK)
  • Aigerim Mussabalinova - Nazarbayev University (Kazakhstan)
  • Michelle Wang - Beijing Rongai Rongle Family Support Center for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (China)
  • Iftekhar Ahmed - Center for Services and Information on Disability (Bangladesh)

Preventing the separation of families on the move and emergency settings

  • Amanda Griffith - Family for Every Child (UK)
  • Abigail Munroe - Lumos (UK)
  • Kimberly Quinley - Step Ahead (Thailand)
  • Talisma Begum - Save the Children (Bangladesh)

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