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.
A Documentary film investigating the Irish Catholic Church's role in an adoption trade which saw thousands of illegitimate children taken from their mothers and sent abroad, often with donations to the Church flowing in the other direction.
Foster Care India - an NGO operating in Rajasthan, India aimed at helping the children in need of care and protection in the area through advocacy across Rajasthan and collaborations at local, state, national and global levels - has launched its newest website.
Officials in Hanoi have recently investigated a philanthropic institution, Bo De Pagoda, which housed children and older adults and have found that the institution “suffered loose management and offered substandard healthcare” in addition to allegations of child trafficking, says Ha An of Than Nien News.
Sarah Sagely Klotz, Faith to Action Initiative20 Aug 2014
In this opinion piece, Sarah Sagley Klotz shares her experience of growing up in a small Christian community in the US, learning about the needs of the world from sermons and videos, and later fully realizing the hardships of vulnerable and orphaned children in the developing world through her travels to Mongolia and North Africa.
In a recent investigation in the Kaski district of Nepal, conducted by the District Child Welfare Council, 63 children’s homes in the district were found to be operating illegally (without government registration), according to the article.
In a statement filed by the Deputy Superintendent of Police, children have been brought into Kerala, the state in India, in order to supplement a shortage of orphans and “destitute children” at the orphanage at Mukkam at Kozhikode.