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In this Media Centre, you can find the latest news, events, publications, films and resources from Lumos covering the many areas of our work in helping to end the systematic and harmful practice of institutionalising children

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Catholic Relief Services Named Semi-finalist in Competition for $100 Million Grant Proposal Developed with Lumos and Maestral International Will Help Children Living in Orphanages Around the World 15/02/2017
Contact: Kris Moran, Lumos, (203) 818-9204,


BALTIMORE, MD, Feb. 15, 2017 -- A proposal from Catholic

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On the 5th of February, the Haitian police broke up a trafficking ring at Kaliko Beach – a stunning Caribbean resort that is a hotspot for national and international tourists. Thirty-one girls
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Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street, London, W1W 6JJ

This four-day introductory course has been designed specifically for an international audience to guide policymakers and senior level managers and practitioners through the process of deinstitutionalisation (DI) and to help identify what needs to be


Most people see orphanages as a social good - or at least necessary - when in fact they often harm the very children they are supposed to protect.