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.
According to this article from Cambodia's Khmer Times, "about 30 percent of the children living in orphanages around the country will be moved to live in communities with their mothers or fathers, a minister said last week after his ministry had investigated the situation."
Two infants born to separate families within minutes of each other in Assam, India were "switched at birth" and handed over to the wrong parents at the hospital where they were both delivered almost 3 years ago, according to this article from the BBC.
The Netherlands' health minister Hugo de Jonge has proposed a plan to allow foster youth to stay in care until the age of 21, extending it from the current maximum age of 18, according to this article from DutchNews.nl.
A new resource has been developed to help Canadian educators meet the needs of immigrant and refugee youth in Canadian schools - including those who are unaccompanied or have been separated from their families - according to this article posted by Canadian non-profit, CERIC.
An indigenous woman in Ottawa, Canada is preparing a home birthing kit in the fear that her newborn will be taken into the Child and Family Services system if she goes into the hospital to deliver, according to this article from CTV News.