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.
"Emergency care rules [in the UK] that snatched away safeguards dating back decades have been declared unlawful, in what has been called 'a huge victory for children’s rights,'" according to this article from the Independent.
Children's Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, "is calling for 'a system which recognises each family's unique situation and responds to the need of every child, wherever they are in the country, with the same standards of protection and support,'" says this article from BBC News.
This article from ABC News describes some of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children in foster care in the United States.
Ten children who were allegedly taken to Kerala, India with the promise of better care and education have been repatriated to their home states, according to this article from the Deccan Herald.
The stories of children formerly in care in Canada, are being published in a new book called Youth in Care Chronicles, according to this article from CBC News.
According to this article from Kaieteur News, a newly installed Adoption Board, which falls under the purview of the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security in Guyana, has begun processing adoption cases that were left unattended for a few years.
This article from BBC News tells the story of "vulnerable women [who] are being preyed on in Nairobi to feed a thriving black market for babies."
"Amid a two-year scuffle to reform Australia’s family law system, which is buckling under so much work that some judges are dealing with more than 600 cases, the parade of desperate and troubled people through its courts crawls on," says this article from the Guardian.
"What kind of a country are we, in which the most vulnerable children cannot rely on ministers and councils to treat them well?" asks this editorial piece from the Guardian.
"A Nova Scotia man has launched a lawsuit against a U.S.-based organization that runs a Guatemalan orphanage where he says he and others were violently abused for years," says this article from CBC News.