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 Guardian describes the concerns of care experts in the UK regarding what some consider overuse of "'risk of emotional harm' as a reason for applying to a court for a care order before any harm has happened."
The government of China has sent approximately one million Uighur Muslims to internment camps, separating families and placing children in state-run orphanages, according to this article from the Atlantic.
The Croatian Ministry of Demography, Family and Youth Affairs, in collaboration with UNICEF and a civil society organization in the country, has launched a foster care campaign under the slogan "Every Child Needs a Family," according to this article from Total Croatia News.
This article from the Intercept describes the impacts of family separation on children and families who were separated at the US border with Mexico and now remain, reuinited, in immigration detention centers.
Children living at an unauthorised orphanage in Tirumullaivoyal, India have come forward with allegations of sexual and physical assault, naming four people, including the owners of the orphanage, as their abusers, according to this article from the Hindu.
This article describes a "financial crunch engulfing local councils" in the UK which is leading "cash-strapped councils" to eliminate preventive services like parenting support groups and classes, youth schemes and Sure Start centres.