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.
Katherine Purvis and Lindsey Kennedy - The Guardian13 Aug 2015
This article highlights the need for potential international volunteers to do research before volunteering, meet minimum requirements of age and skill, and to avoid volunteering in residential child care centers.
This articles asks the questions “If you are interested in volunteering internationally, what are the ethical considerations you should be aware of? Which questions can you ask to better ensure that your actions and any financial contribution are aligned with your values and expectations?”
Le groupe Emmaüs CAJED (RDC) agit depuis 1992 pour la réinsertion scolaire et professionnelle des enfants et adolescents en rupture sociale. Enfants des rues, enfants soldats, enfants déplacés…. l’équipe les accompagne dans leur processus de reconstruction. Entretien avec Gilbert Munda, coordinateur du groupe.
This article tells the story of Mwamini and Sadiki Fracoize, a couple in the Congo who are fostering former child soldiers, and describes the system of foster care for demobilized child soldiers in the country.
This article reviews the human trafficking crisis in Nepal, an issue brought to light recently by the devastating earthquakes that hit Nepal in April and May 2015, but which has been a problem in Nepal for many years.