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Filtered by category: Child neglect

Fewer and farther between: health checks for babies and toddlers

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Almost two thirds of children in some areas do not receive crucial mandatory health visitor checks

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Support for child victims of domestic abuse: patchy, piecemeal and precarious

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There are on average 692 cases a day of children assessed by social services to be at risk of domestic violence.

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How the Queen’s Speech can still work for vulnerable children

Tuesday 15 October 2019 / Inequality, Child neglect
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With the Domestic Abuse Bill passing its Second Reading, there's a chance to improve the lives of vulnerable children.

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Revolving Door: Are vulnerable children overlooked?

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Our new research puts the spotlight on an estimated 140,000 children who are overlooked on the fringes of social care.

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Raising our voice to support children of alcoholics week 2017

Tuesday 14 February 2017 / Child neglect, Early intervention, Public Affairs
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Action for Children is supporting #CoAWeek2017 – We want children to know they are not alone.

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