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 piece for the New York Times Neediest Cases Fund tells the story of Charles Louis, a young man who aged out of foster care in the US and the difficulties he experienced in childhood and in foster care as well as in transitioning out of care.
"India has suspended an American adoption agency for what the government says was 'negligent' behavior in the assessment of adoptive parents," according to this article and accompanying video from WFAA.
In this opinion piece from Independent Australia, Gerry Georgatos refers to Australia's recent branding as the "child removal capital of the world" and the negative impacts of child removal and family separation on children and families.
In this piece for Youth Today, Richard Wexler - executive director of the National Coalition for Child Protection Reform - calls out child protection policies in the US for too often unnecessarily removing children from poor families due to parental mental illness and what the child protection agencies deem as inability to raise children "independently."