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.
Muhammadiyah, a member of Family for Every Child, has launched a new alliance with fellow Indonesian NGOs, to encourage the use of family-based alternative care for children and promote the use of institutional care only as a last result for children in Indonesia.
Zeina Abdullah, the owner of a migrant domestic worker recruitment agency in Lebanon, and two Lebanese doctors, Dr. Aziz Samaha and Dr. Fouad Joseph Helou, have been accused of forming an illegal child adoption ring, according to the article.
Globalsl.org is announcing its first Global Service & Ethical Photography Contest, to encourage appropriate use of photography and social media during cross-cultural service experiences, including orphanage volunteering.
This article presents the findings of a 12-year study, conducted by Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital in the USA, that examined the effects of institutionalization on Romanian children’s brain development.