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.
This video from the BBC highlights a new approach to family court in the UK and shares the story of John, a man whose children were removed from his care and who went through this court system to get them back.
This 17-part podcast series from BBC Radio 4 tells the story of the adoption process of two children in the UK, sharing the views of the birth parents, grandparents, social workers, foster carers, potential adopters, and others.
There is a growing need in the foster care field for high-quality and low-cost foster parent education to improve the living conditions of children placed in foster care. To meet this global challenge, Fairstart Foundation will launch a new international online foster care instructor education in January 2018.
Rwanda recently lifted its ban on intercountry adoptions, causing concern over acting in the best interests of the child in any given case and whether proper monitoring mechanisms are in place to ensure the safety of adoptees.
High numbers of children in kinship care in South Africa are putting a strain on the foster care system due to the intensive supervision required in order for families to receive the Foster Care Grant.
Following the disappearance of 470 street-connected children after being detained in Nairobi County, county officials claim that it is the responsibility of the federal government to house and rehabilitate the children.
The fifteen member states of the Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) have adopted the Strategic Framework for Strengthening National Child Protection Systems to Prevent and Respond to Violence.