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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.

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'Progress will be lost': Funding cuts to hit Aboriginal child protection

Ella Archibald-Binge - The Sydney Morning Herald

Professor Megan Davis, author of the recent Family is Culture review, has criticized the government of the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) for its decision to "reduce funding to the peak body for Aboriginal children in out-of-home care," says this article from the Sydney Morning Herald.

Myka Stauffer: Backlash after YouTubers give up adopted son

BBC News

A U.S. couple who gained popularity on social media, including through documenting their adoption of a child from China on their YouTube channel, "are facing a backlash after they revealed he had been placed with another family," according to this article from BBC News. 

Children are the hidden victims of Latin America’s Corona crisis

SOS Children's Villages

"Latin America has been declared the new epicentre of the global COVID-19 pandemic," says this press release from SOS Children's Villages. "With weak healthcare systems, informal economies and high levels of inequality, the crisis presents an unprecedented challenge for struggling families. Children are especially vulnerable and their families risk collapsing."

Family separation returns under cover of the coronavirus

Molly O'Toole - Los Angeles Times

"Citing the coronavirus to seal the border to an unprecedented extent, the [U.S.] administration is engaged in a pressure campaign against immigrant parents to get them to give up either their kids or their legal claims to protection in the U.S.," says this article from the Los Angeles Times.

For First Nations people, coronavirus has meant fewer services, separated families and over-policing: new report

Lorana Bartels & Thalia Anthony - The Conversation

A new report from Change the Record "highlights numerous ways Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been disproportionately affected by the more punitive and restrictive policy responses to the pandemic [in Australia]," including Indigenous children in out-of-home care, according to this article from the Conversation.