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 TIME Magazine tells the story of a family in the US that has been separated by deportation and explains the current government immigration policies and practices that are leading to many other family separations in the country.
Seven boys at an institution for children with disabilities in the Chelyabinsk region of south-central Russia have reportedly been sexually abused by staff and visitors at the orphanage, according to this article from Human Rights Watch.
925 children in Gauteng, South Africa have been left in institutions, primarily child and youth care centres (CYCC), as they await placement into foster care by the Gauteng social development department, according to this article.
The Australian federal government has announced its plans "to divert well-meaning Australian volunteers from foreign orphanages that exploit fake orphans for profit," according to this article from the Guardian.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit in US district court against federal immigration agencies that have separated a Congolese woman, given the pseudonym "Ms L" in court documents, and her daughter, according to this article from the Guardian.