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.
The United Nations Security Council has urged countries and non-State actors to allow children access to education and healthcare during and post-conflicts, according to this report from the UN News Centre.
This article, with accompanying short video documentary, from the New York Times tells an in-depth and harrowing story of an amateur historian, Catherine Corless, seeking to learn about the history of a "mother and baby home" run by Bon Secours nuns in the town of Tuam, Ireland, and the story of mistreatment, poor conditions, trafficking, and unmarked graves she uncovered.
The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, invited a team of former foster youth and advocates to help put together an exhibit on foster care in California, called 'Lost Childhoods.'
This video from the BBC tells the story of Tommy, an 81 year-old man who grew up in the Quarriers care home in Renfrewshire, Scotland and suffered incredible abuse at the hands of his carers for over a decade.