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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.

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Generation of Covid Orphans at Risk of Exploitation in India

Saritha Rai and Schwetha Sunil - Bloomberg

According to this article from Bloomberg, "authorities [in India] are scrambling to get a count of how many children have been abandoned, either because their parents have been hospitalized or died or because the surviving parent isn’t able to care for them." Government officials and NGOs are concerned about trafficking risks for these children. 

First Nations families need support to stay together, before we create another Stolen Generation

Catherine Chamberlain, Alison Elliott, Birri O'Dea, Helen Milroy, Jacynta Krakouer, Paul Gray - The Conversation

The authors of the article call for "meaningful steps to enshrine the full intent of the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle in legislation and implementation in practice."