The Child Protection Network of Denmark
4) Voluntourism and child separation (October 2021)

4) Voluntourism and child separation (October 2021)

Studies have shown that approximately 80% of all children in “orphanages” worldwide have one or more living parent. The practice of international volunteering in residential care centers such as orphanages in the developing world has become so popular that it is creating a demand for “orphans” and “orphanages”. This subject is relevant for any organization, travel agency, educational institution which facilitates volunteering.