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The Domestic Abuse Bill: Making it work for children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 17 July 2019 / Law, Public Affairs
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The Domestic Abuse Bill was published yesterday, but there are still gaps when it comes to children and young people.

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Joint Committee verdict on draft Domestic Abuse Bill: ‘silent’ on the plight of children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 14 June 2019 / Law
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The Committee scrutinising the draft Bill has highlighted that it must be amended to recognise children as victims.

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Children and domestic abuse: no longer such an afterthought?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 22 January 2019 / Law, Public Affairs
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The draft Domestic Abuse Bill is out, and there's been a marked change in how Government is talking about children.

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Three ways to improve the forthcoming Domestic Abuse Bill

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 21 November 2018 / Law, Public Affairs
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The Government's plans for tackling domestic abuse are ambitious. But we're concerned that children are being forgotten.

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The Children and Social Work Bill: Government is listening

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 18 October 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Law, Mental health
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We’ve secured two important changes to the Bill. But there’s still more to do.

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