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.
This article from the Washington Post describes how Venezuela's economic crisis has become so severe that it has left many parents unable to provide care to their children, leading them to relinquish those children to the care of orphanages throughout the country.
Police in Kochi, India have launched an investigation into alleged abuse at an orphanage in Ponnurunni after residents staged a protest outside the institution, according to this article from the Hindu.
This article from the Guardian shines a light on the treatment of children with autism in France, describing how the outdated system often places children into psychiatric institutions and removes them from the care of their parents.
The government of the state of Lagos in Nigeria has issued an ultimatum to unregistered children's homes in the state, calling on them to register with the authorities within 14 days "or risk forfeiture of their facilities," according to this article from Naija 247 News.
Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz - The Manila Bulletin6 Feb 2018
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) of the Philippines has issued a warning regarding the use of false social media accounts to advertise illegal adoptions in the country, according to this article from the Manila Bulletin.