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 United States Bureau of Indian Affairs has recently announced it will be updating guidelines of the Indian Child Welfare Act, ensuring greater emphasis on keeping Native American children with their families and communities, says the article.
This article examines adoption from three different perspectives - that of an adoptive mother, that of a mother whose child was adopted by another family, and that of an adoptee - through the personal adoption stories of three women in Ireland.
A staff member at a British-run orphanage in Freetown, Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola, sending over 20 children who resided in the orphanage into quarantine due to their exposure to the virus, according to the article.
The Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) in Australia has voiced its concerns about new child protection legislation to be implemented in the Northern Territory, says the article.
This opinion piece by Harvey Gallagher, Chief executive of the Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers, argues the need for a “ re-think to rid ourselves of outdated notions” when it comes to foster care in the UK.