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.
Singapore’s Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will be launching a new pilot project by December which aims to enhance parenting skills and overall functioning in vulnerable families, according to the article.
Aysha Albusmait, a single woman in her 50s living in Dubai, adopted a young girl named Reem when Reem was 3 years old. Her actions, say the article, are helping to break down taboos around adoption in the Gulf region.
In this piece for the South African Sunday Times, Deborah Minors writes about her father’s experience of discovering he was adopted and her research on men’s feelings regarding adoption. The article also features stories of other male adoptees and adoptive parents in South Africa, focusing on their attitudes and reactions towards adoption.
Centre of Excellence in Alternative Care, India7 Apr 2016
In this media release, the new The Centre of Excellence in Alternative Care of Children in India announces its launch and its commitment to support and strengthen family-based care and protection for millions of children in India.
Izidor Ruckel was one of thousands of children found living in terrible conditions in Romanian orphanages after the collapse of the Communist government. This short video from BBC News shares his story.