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 Malaysia, unwanted babies now have a place to be left. It is called the baby hatch, where parents can leave their children anonymously while they wait for adoption. This video reports on these baby hatches.
The United States Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) will convene a hearing on Tuesday, August 4, to explore alternatives to help families and children reduce reliance on foster care group homes.
India’s Ministry of Women and Child Development has proposed a revised set of Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015 effective 1 August 2015.
On 27 July 2015, the U.S. Representatives Luis V. Gutiérrez (D- Ill.), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.), and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued a statement in response to a U.S. District Judge ruling that the detention of immigrant women and children violated the terms of the Flores Settlement.
The coalitions of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) in Uganda are advocating for an amendment of the Children Act 2015 to promote adoption within Uganda.
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Releases Comprehensive Report on Status of Care for Unaccompanied Children
The Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) has released a comprehensive set of policy recommendations for the care and protection of unaccompanied children in the United States.
This article from BBC News sheds light on the efforts of one man in Sierra Leone, who has since died of the Ebola virus, to provide care to children who have been orphaned by Ebola and to reintegrate them into their communities.
This article describes the so-called “orphan industrial complex” and the ways in which it harms children, families, and communities in the Global South.
A former orphanage director in Victoria, Australia may stand trial for the alleged sexual abuse of children under his care in the institution over 50 years ago.
Ces enfants sont témoins de la violence. Les explosions, les tirs et la mort sont leur quotidien. C'est pourquoi, l'UNICEF a mis en place 28 centres pour les enfants dans la capitale burundaise.