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.
The signatories of this open letter (including SOS Children's Villages, Better Care Network, and other partners) seek your support in calling for the 2019 United Nations General Assembly resolution on the Rights of the Child to focus on children without parental care.
Government institutions and civil society representatives in Jordan have launched a three-year national strategy and action plan aimed at reducing physical violence against children in Jordan at a meeting convened by the National Council for Family Affairs and UNICEF.
A group of Maori — Indigenous Peoples of New Zealand — have arrived in Manitoba, Canada to meet with Indigenous leaders there and share their best practices in reducing the number of Indigenous children in foster care, according to this article from CBC News.
Ahead of a second summit of global leaders and Nobel laureates on children’s rights in Jordan, Indian Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi stated that children are more vulnerable now than ever to trafficking "due to conflicts and natural disasters with millions without homes or families," according to this article from Reuters.
Associated Press- U.S. News & World Report19 Mar 2018
A foster care group home in Kansas, USA housing 10 teenage girls in care, Carla's Youth Residential Center, has been closed due to suspected physical and sexual abuse and the facility, according to this article from U.S. News & World Report.