Better Care Network highlights recent news pieces related to the issue of children's care around the world. These pieces include newspaper articles, interviews, audio or video clips, campaign launches, and more.
After the death of a Malaysian child in foster care, children's groups call for more rigorous screenings of potential foster and adoptive families, based on standard operating procedures, to keep children safe.
In this blog post, the Faith to Action Initiative shares five key steps for transitioning to family-based care, as stated by Dr. Delia Pop of Hope and Homes for Children at the 2017 Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) Summit.
Asian American and Pacific Islander children are struggling due to cultural and language barriers in California's Los Angeles and Orange Counties foster homes. Nonprofits in the area are working to recruit and train Asian-American foster families who can better understand the cultural needs of these children and make their transitions into care less traumatic.
Child Safety Minister Shannon Fentiman of Queensland, Australia announces $3 million trial to train foster carers and pay them to care for high-needs children who might otherwise live in residential care.
New MEASURE Evaluation two-year program will assess and improve Armenia's child protection system, with particular attention to children living in, or at risk of entering, residential care or those left without parental care.