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.
The Australian Capital Territory has the highest rate of indigenous children in care in Australia, and the Aboriginal community is calling for more cultural understanding from the child protection system.
For the first time in history, the U.S. Department of State's Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report acknowledges orphanages as a destination point for trafficked children in Nepal. Martin Punaks, of Lumos, discusses orphanage trafficking and the importance of its recognition in the TIP Report, as well as how to build on this momentum moving forward.
A police investigation found 28 children trafficked into an orphanage in Kerala, India, prompting the formation of an investigative task force to verify the identities and credentials of children living in institutions.
On 18-19 July 2017, a diverse range of leaders will convene in New York for Children Count: Closing the Data Gap to develop recommendations for how governments can be supported to collect accurate data on children outside family care to ensure no child is left behind.
The Headquarters of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted international experts and officials at UNWTO headquarters in Madrid to discuss the persisting issue of the sexual exploitation of children in the tourism industry.
Barnados Australia just completed an educational series for western Sydney carers entitled "Circle of Security." The program, based on over five decades of attachment research, provides new ways of understanding and responding to children's needs and devloping a lasting relationship with them.