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This new kafalah publication calls for a greater respect of the rights of makfoul children.
Through the analysis of over twenty country contexts, the study aims at clarifying in particular: Where does kafalah originate from? What are its characteristics in different States, and how is it recognised or enforced in another State? More importantly, it addresses current challenges in order to ensure that kafalah is indeed a child protection measure respectful of children's rights, both domestically and across borders.