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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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Thirty years later, is it time to revisit the guiding principles of the Children Act?

Wednesday 20 November 2019 / Children's rights
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Children’s views and wishes must now be taken into account in any decision.

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Spring Statement: Pressing pause on fixing the crisis in children’s services

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Wednesday 13 March 2019 / Children's rights, Government spending
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Today's Spring Statement is a wasted opportunity to get to grips with the very real crisis facing children's services.

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The impact of Brexit on children’s issues is being felt already

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 29 January 2019 / Children's rights, Inequality, Government spending
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The biggest effect so far is simply the pushing of children’s issues off the agenda.

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Domestic Abuse Bill must put children at its heart

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Children are too often the forgotten victims of domestic abuse.

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