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Watch Aden's Journey: Episode One

Part 1 of Aden's Journey: 'Introducing the Family'

In this video you can watch episode one of a drama that will run throughout the course. This drama is called ‘Aden’s Journey’. Each week you will be able to see a new episode.

Over the next six weeks, through this film, we will examine some of the ideas in the UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children and topics we will be studying during this course.

This week we are introduced to Aden. Aden lives with his family in a country that is badly affected by war, and his parents are worried about the danger he is in.

Now that you have watched the first part of Aden’s Journey, please answer the following questions and share any other thoughts you might have in the ‘Comments’ section below:

  • Do you think it is in Aden’s best interests to be separated from his family?
  • What do you think about the decision to send Aden away with smugglers?

You are encouraged to read other participants’ comments. Remember, you can “like” comments if you agree with what’s been said or if you have found something particularly interesting, or you can “reply” to comments to initiate a conversation.

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