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.
On their trek north towards the United States, some 19,000 migrant children have crossed the dangerous jungles that sprawl the border between Panama and Colombia so far this year, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said October 11, 2021.
Nearly 170 Haitian children arrived in Port-au-Prince with their parents October 9, 2021, after being expelled from Cuba mainly and the U.S., according to UNICEF. Most of the children are from southwestern Haiti and left two to three weeks after the August earthquake in an attempt to reach the U.S.
UNICEF Warns of $390 Billion Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health of Children/Young People in Cambodia, Globally
New analysis indicates lost contribution to economies due to mental disorders among young people is nearly $390 billion a year worldwide, stressed a UNICEF’s news release.
The number of U.S. children orphaned during the COVID-19 pandemic may be larger than previously estimated, and the toll has been far greater among Black and Hispanic Americans, a new study suggests. More than half the children who lost a primary caregiver during the pandemic belonged to those two racial groups, which make up about 40% of the U.S. population, according to the study published 7 October, 2021 by the medical journal Pediatrics.
The social cost of women migrant workers is very high as they leave behind their families and children when they go abroad for livelihood, said speakers at a consultation on Thursday. The Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU) organised the consultation on ‘Migration through Gendered Lens: Role of the Media'.
Victims of abuse within France’s Catholic Church welcomed a historic turning point Tuesday after a new report estimated that 330,000 children in France were sexually abused over the past 70 years, providing the country’s first accounting of the worldwide phenomenon.
Several UN agencies issued a joint statement calling for greater protection and a comprehensive regional approach for Haitians on the move, including accompanied and unaccompanied and separated children.
A new university-wide Collaborative on Global Children’s Issues designed to foster cross-disciplinary research and dialogue on critical and emerging global children's issues launched this week.
The second wave of COVID-19 ruptured families across India. Despite widespread media coverage, the conversation overlooked a demographic worst affected by it, namely children.
Hundreds of children orphaned by Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been driven to work amid trauma, discrimination and fear around the disease