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 highlights the findings and recommendations from the report on sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester. According to the article, the report found that of the 3,242 individuals reported missing to Greater Manchester Police, 530 were in care. The report stated that one in five of those reported missing in Greater Manchester were at risk of serious harm, including Child Sexual Exploitation
Tourism Concern: Action for Ethical Tourism 25 Oct 2014
Better Volunteering, Better Care steering committee member Hope and Homes for Children, and project team member Daniela Papi participated in a panel on volunteering with children at this Tourism Concern event in the UK in October.
This article offers commentary by alternative care expert Zeina Allouche outlining the responsibilities of care centres and the government of Lebanon under international law in regards to the abuses that occur in institutional settings.
Andrea Mazzarino, a researcher for Human Rights Watch, visited Russian orphanages as part of a human rights investigation into the conditions and potential abuses in the orphanage system, especially for children with disabilities.
Tess Purling and Nadia Colbourn - CQUniversity14 Oct 2014
Two Digital Media students at CQUniversity, a university in Queensland Australia, created an animated video which encourages people to register to become foster or kinship care to children in Queensland.
This article discusses the complex consequences Ebola-orphaned children face, particularly the stigma they experience. It describes the challenges social workers face to reunite children with their families