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 Irish Times describes the assessment and training process for prospective foster carers in Ireland, a process which the author says is necessarily rigorous and intrusive in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children in foster care.
In this opinion piece from the Guardian, Claire Bennett from Learning Service, who lives and works in Nepal, writes about volunteering in Nepal in response to the recent earthquake and the potential negative impacts involved.
The province of British Columbia in Canada has announced it will be allocating an additional $2 million to help find permanent homes for children and youth currently in the province's care, with particular focus on connecting First Nations children with First Nations adoptive parents.