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 describes the recent rise in migrants and refugees coming to Italy from Libya and other parts of North Africa, especially the large numbers of unaccompanied children, and the efforts being made by aid workers to place those children in appropriate care.
A new bill has been introduced in the state of Oregon in the United States which would allow grandparents to maintain legal custodial rights of their grandchildren when their grandchildren’s parents have had their parental rights terminated.
Express News Service - The New Indian Express 6 Mar 2015
The Indian government has launched Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the reunification and rehabilitation of children separated from their families at 20 big railway stations in the country, according to the article.
According to the article, Children’s Rights Commissioner Leda Koursoumba argues that private adoption arrangements should be abolished and removed from a forthcoming adoption bill proposed by the Labour ministry of Cyprus.
This photo series, courtesy of Save the Children, depicts the experiences of unaccompanied young people who travel from North Africa across the Mediterranean in hopes of reaching greater safety in Europe.