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.
In this article from the Guardian, the author speaks with Michelle Oliel of Stahili Foundation and other advocates in Kenya working to combat the exploitation of children, particularly through the use of orphanages as “tourist attractions.”
This article from BBC News highlights some of the findings from a survey commissioned by the Welsh Government as part of the Bright Spots Programme to help local authorities understand what matters most to the children they look after.
April Dinwoodie - The Chronicle of Social Change15 Nov 2018
This article from the Chronicle of Social Change explores the work of the Vermont Permanency Survey, a project of the National Quality Improvement Center for Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation (QIC-AG).
In this opinion piece from the Hill, Daniel Heimpel, the publisher of The Chronicle of Social Change, reveals that kinship caregivers in the US "are routinely denied payments and systemically diverted from important resources."
This blog post from Friends International highlights the work and progress made by its ChildSafe campaigns, which aim to "end the plight of the thousands of children who have been unnecessarily placed into residential care in orphanages."
In this interview, Learning Service speaks with Lecturer and Coordinator of Internationalization, Marlinde Melissen, to explain why Fontys University School of Pedagogical Studies decided to take the pledge to stop offering orphanage internships.