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.
In this article, journalist E.J. Graff, uncovers some of the corruption, fraud, and deception common within the “mini-industry” of U.S. adoptions from Ethiopia, and how that “industry” has come to see better regulation through diplomacy and a new federal law.
In light of the world’s largest Ebola epidemic, the Faith to Action Initiative has released an article on its website advising its partners on how to respond to this epidemic and its effects on children’s care.
Globalsl.org shares two hour-long presentations by an individual who works directly with the issue of orphanage tourism in Nepal, and another individual who has coordinated a global, child-protection-focused, inter-agency initiative directly tied to orphanage tourism.
This article highlights the reality that Philippines’ typhoon orphans face. aiyan, the strongest storm on record to ever hit land, struck Villanueva's coastal community with such ferocity on Nov. 8 last year
This article highlights the situation that The National Commission for Children (NCC), in Rwanda, is facing as it looks for new ways to address the challenge of integrating orphans who have reached adulthood into foster families. The law does not allow orphans aged 18 and above to stay in orphanages, which government has been phasing out in the last two years.