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 opinion piece from the Guardian explains why more funding and support should be directed to kinship care and other alternative care arrangements that place children with extended family, instead of adoption or foster care outside of the family.
Kim Phagan-Hansel - The Chronicle of Social Change 4 Dec 2017
This article from the Chronicle of Social Change details the increased use of kinship care for children in the need of out of home care in the United States, highlighting this shift in three different states in the US.
An inter-agency group, co-facilitated by Better Care Network and Save the Children, has developed a learning tool designed to enable national actors to determine the extent to which their country has effectively implemented the Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children and to identify the priorities for change still ahead.