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.
Freyja Haraldsdóttir, former substitute MP for Bright Future, has filed a case against Iceland's Government Agency for Child Protection (Barnaverndarstofa or BVS) in response to their denial of her application to become a foster parent.
The Government of Zambia is piloting a Children First Software (CFS) application "that will provide a database of the vulnerable people in the country in order for them to receive support from their households as opposed to being institutionalised in centers," according to this article from the Lusaka Times.
This article from the Hindu describes the current debate between a faction of child rights advocates and the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) regarding the care and placement of a group of 16 trafficked children who were illegally sold into adoption in the Mysuru district in Karnataka, India.
The World Identity Network (WIN), the United Nations Office for Project Services(UNOPS) and the United Nations Office of Information and Communications Technology (UN-OICT) have partnered to launch a pilot initiative that will use blockchain technology to help combat child trafficking by "securing data on an immutable ledger."
This article explores the many obstables and legal challenges that unaccompanied minors are experiencing in the judicial system in the state of Arizona in the US in their efforts to obtain legal status and be granted asylum.