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.
Jessica Walton, the author of this piece from the Conversation, uses the Winter Olympic games in South Korea as an opportunity to examine social issues in the country, particularly its legacy of intercountry adoption.
The state government of Lagos, Nigeria has introduced an economic strengthening initiative to support households caring for orphans and vulnerable children, according to this article from PM News Nigeria.
Eight Zimbabwean children were taken into the custody of South Africa's Department of Social Development after allegedly being smuggled into the country in a truck, according to this article from Ground Up.
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This article from the Guardian shines a light on the treatment of children with autism in France, describing how the outdated system often places children into psychiatric institutions and removes them from the care of their parents.