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 article from the Guardian describes the increasing fears of EU citizens living in the UK and providing full-time care to family members, who worry that they may be deemed "illegal migrants" and forced to leave the UK and their families.
JK Rowling, British author and founder of the charity Lumos, has given an interview urging young people not to volunteer in orphanages during their gap year, according to this article from the Telegraph.
Several organizations representing over 250,000 doctors in the United States have issued statements condemning the new US policy of separating immigrant children from their parents when crossing the US border with Mexico, according to this article from CNN.
According to this article from NPR, pediatricians in South Texas, in the US near the border with Mexico, became concerned with the increasing number of young children being separated from their families and placed in detention centers and raised the alarm to Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
U.S. Catholic bishops delivered a statement at a recent assembly condemning the US policy of separating children from their parents who are entering the country at the US border with Mexico, according to this article from CBS News.
Speaking at the launch of the care crisis review, a large-scale sector-led inquiry into the UK's care system, senior judge Sir Andrew McFarlane remarked that "it is easier to obtain a care order to take a child away from their family, than for the family to get support," according to this article from BBC News.