Netherlands Youth Institute presents report on child welfare in Europe

Date: 29th January 2013
Category: Basic Health and Welfare

The Netherlands Youth Institute outlined the child welfare systems of Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, Norway and Sweden in its report 'Jeugdzorg in Europa versie 2.0' ('Child welfare in Europe version 2.0').

The report in Dutch contains relevant facts and figures and explains the terminology in the reviewed countries. It also outlines the structure of the child welfare systems of these countries as well relevant legislation. Other topics include 'mandatory reporting' and 'access to child welfare'.

An article has been released in English which includes the conclusions of this report. It compares and contrasts the child welfare system of The Netherlands to these systems in Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, Norway and Sweden. It provides an overview of relevant developments in the child welfare sector in these countries.