South Carolina, Under Lawsuit Settlement and Needing 1,500 Foster Homes, Could Become 20th State To Create Ombudsmans’ Office
South Carolina is set to become the 20th state to establish an autonomous office to hold its child welfare agency accountable. If Gov. Henry McMaster (R) signs the bipartisan S. 805, the Palmetto State will establish a new Department of Children’s Advocacy using funds transferred from the agency it will monitor, the Department of Social Services (DSS).
Member States Must Do More to Fight Child Poverty
European Union Member States have failed to give child poverty and well-being the deserved priority in their National Reform Programmes. As in former years, Eurochild disappointment that governments have strayed the opportunity to put children at the heart of policy reforms.