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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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Repercussions Of Family Separations Continue

Carrie Kahn - NPR

In this radio segment from NRP, the host follows up with a Guatemalan family who spent three months in detention in the US and have since returned to Guatemala, discussing the impacts that family separation has had on them one year later.

Claims of abuse in foster homes mount for migrant kids separated at border

Associated Press- Los Angeles Times

Dozens of families who were separated by the US government's zero-tolerance policy upon entry into the United States "are now preparing to sue the federal government, including several who say their young children were sexually, physically or emotionally abused in federally funded foster care," says this article from the Los Angeles Times.

Panel rules soap, sleep essential to migrant kids’ safety

Amy Taxin - Associated Press

A US federal appeals panel has ruled that "immigrant children detained by the U.S. government should get edible food, clean water, soap and toothpaste under a longstanding agreement over detention conditions," according to this article from the Associated Press.

Want to Prevent Child Abuse? Behold the Transformative Power Of Cash

Richard Wexler - Youth Today

In this opinion piece for Youth Today, Richard Wexler, executive director of the US National Coalition for Child Protection Reform, remarks on a few recent studies and findings that have indicated what many in the US child protection field already know: that social protection and anti-poverty programs improve child welfare outcomes and reduce child "neglect."