About the ICEB Journal
On March 14th, 2014, Udayan Care launched a bi- annual academic journal 'Institutionalised Children: Explorations and Beyond' (ICEB), to discuss the state of care of children in institutional and alternative care. The journal's regional focus is on the eight South Asian countries - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The 1st issue of the journal was released at the seminar 'Institutionalised Children: Seminar on Standards of Care and Mental Health' at Amity University, NCR, India, organised by Udayan Care with a host of partners and sponsors. So far 10 issues of the journal have been released and we are now ready to release the eleventh issue, Vol. 6, No. 1, in March, 2019. We are also currently accepting abstracts for the September, 2019, Special Edition focusing on 'Caregivers'.
To create a rich platform for sharing discourses related to laws, practices, and evidence-based research, regarding Alternative Care for Out-of-Home-Care (OHC) and at-risk children and young persons in South Asia, and serve the purpose of developing dialogues and debates amongst practitioners, academics, researchers, policy makers, advocates, activists, and volunteers working for Child and Youth Care (CYC). The journal aims to improve standards of care and mental health practices that enhance the delivery of services in alternative care settings in the South Asian region.