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.
Zeina Abdullah, the owner of a migrant domestic worker recruitment agency in Lebanon, and two Lebanese doctors, Dr. Aziz Samaha and Dr. Fouad Joseph Helou, have been accused of forming an illegal child adoption ring, according to the article.
Globalsl.org is announcing its first Global Service & Ethical Photography Contest, to encourage appropriate use of photography and social media during cross-cultural service experiences, including orphanage volunteering.
This article presents the findings of a 12-year study, conducted by Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital in the USA, that examined the effects of institutionalization on Romanian children’s brain development.
This article from The Legal Agenda provides an overview of illegal adoptions in Lebanon, including the history of adoption, the systems that perpetuate the practice of illegal adoption in Lebanon, and the various forms of illegal adoptions that occur in the country.
Conall Ó Fátharta, Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, and Noel Baker - Irish Examiner 10 Jan 2015
A high-profile inquiry into the treatment of unmarried mothers and their babies by 14 State-linked religious institutions in Ireland from 1922-1998 was launched on 9 January, 2015. However, tens of thousands of people affected by this crisis may be excluded from the inquiry, says the article.