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.
Pour la première fois depuis le début de la crise des réfugiés et des migrants en Europe, on compte plus d’enfants et de femmes que d’hommes adultes au sein des populations en mouvement, affirme l'UNICEF.
This article from the Los Angeles Times reports migrant children in the government's care were placed in U.S. homes and left vulnerable to human trafficking due to sometimes nonexistent screening by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Cora Morgan, the children's advocate for Manitoba First Nations, says some child-welfare agencies are breaking the law and discriminating against indigenous family members. She claims some agencies are ignoring capable relatives who could care for children who are taken into care, and are instead placing them in the care of strangers.
Lumos, an international non-profit organisation founded by J.K. Rowling to help countries reform their services for disadvantaged children, has begun working with partners in Greece to help bring about reforms for institutionalised children. Lumos hosted a conference in Athens supporting deinstitutionalisation in Greece which was attended by over 70 policymakers, children’s welfare professionals, and civil society delegates.