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.
Chemy “Samuel” Watulingas, owner of an orphanage in the Gading Serpong housing complex in Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia, was found guilty of sexually abusing several children in the orphanage and has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The Star Tribune, a newspaper based in Minnesota, USA, reports on a program designed to match older “orphans” from Colombia to adoptive families in Minnesota through a week-long camp which allows for in-person introductions and interactions.
In this article, journalist E.J. Graff, uncovers some of the corruption, fraud, and deception common within the “mini-industry” of U.S. adoptions from Ethiopia, and how that “industry” has come to see better regulation through diplomacy and a new federal law.
In light of the world’s largest Ebola epidemic, the Faith to Action Initiative has released an article on its website advising its partners on how to respond to this epidemic and its effects on children’s care.