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.
La pratique répandue au Japon de placer des enfants vulnérables dans des institutions au lieu de foyers familiaux prive des milliers d’entre eux de l’opportunité de se préparer à une vie productive et indépendante au sein de la société japonaise, a déclaré Human Rights Watch dans ce nouveau rapport.
The Faith to Action Initiative is officially launching its new website on the 18th March 2014 with exciting new resources and features. The goal of the Initiative is to provide the Christian faith community–churches, mission groups, and individuals–with valuable resources, inspiring stories, and practical tools to inform and support ministries in response to the needs of orphans and vulnerable children.
A baby hatch in southern China has been forced to suspend work after hundreds of infants were abandoned, overwhelming the centre. Supporters say the baby hatches save lives, but critics say they encourage parents to abandon their children.
The city of Guangzhou in Southern China opened a “baby hatch” in January 2014 and, in three months, the center became so overwhelmed that the program was suspended, according to this article from the Guardian.
This article reports on delays in the implementation of a two-year-old law aimed at caring for orphans in the United Arab Emirates apparently linked to the delayed construction of a new and expanded shelter.