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.
"One in five children being raised by extended family members [in the US] — grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins — live in an immigrant household, more than half a million children, a new report shows," says this article from the Huffington Post.
Lee Mannion - Thomson Reuters Foundation19 Oct 2018
Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova has been campaigning for the prevention of institutionalization of children with disabilities and speaks about her efforts in this interview by Thomas Reuters Foundation.
This opinion piece from the New York Times explores the ways in which "Americans are helping to take children in poor countries away from their parents," particularly in Latin America, through support of orphanages abroad.
This article describes some of the hardships faced by orphaned children in Malawi, including the harms and stigma of being placed in an orphanage, and the need for reform in the care system in the country.