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28 Apr 2019
A campaign by charities in the UK has emphasized the importance of a coordinated response for vulnerable young people aged 16–17. Support for children in need stops at 18, but very few vulnerable teenagers are referred to adult services. According...
20 Mar 2019
A new 2018 report reveals how national and local government is failing to protect children in England whilst policymakers focus on Brexit, leaving children traumatised, powerless and vulnerable to abuse in many areas of their lives. The State of...
22 Feb 2019
Young people from across Scotland have made recommendations on EU funding, opportunities to work, study and travel, the economy, trade and jobs, upholding human rights, and Brexit as they share key concerns about their relationship with Europe. The...
10 Feb 2019
Scandals that have recently became public raised the issue of child protection on dating apps like Grindr and Tinder and underlined the importance of keeping the dating apps management accountable for protection children and preventing abuse on...
07 Feb 2019
According to the UK parliament, the government has failed to provide a policy that will reduce the gap between the country’s rich and poor kids and provide adequate support to the youngest and least well of members of British society. The children...
06 Feb 2019
The BBC Two documentary following children and families affected by domestic abuse aired on February 6th. In the documentary four children witnesses and victims of domestic abuse talk on camera about their experiences and the impact this has had on...
31 Jan 2019
The actors of the play Pizza Shop Heroes will travel to Malta to perform on the migration conference and share their experience with the international and national audience. For some of them this will be the first time to travel legally across...
24 Jan 2019
In the light of the ongoing reform of The Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) Bill in Scotland, the Scottish Parliament's justice committee approved the measure moving to use more pre-recorded evidence in court trials, inspired by the Barnahus...
20 Jan 2019
The number of British nationals identified as potential child trafficking victims has been rising, amounting to 2 118 cases in 2017, out of which half said they were trafficked within the UK. Despite this, Independent has learned the UK`s Home...
05 Jan 2019
The Guardian is reporting about the benefits from twinning nurseries with care homes for the elderly. The study shows children who spend time with older people are more likely to improve their language, reading and social skills, which is why a...

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