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Getting a Fair Deal for Young People in Wales

Posted by Danielle Cope /

Friday 22 July 2016 / Financial education
Fair deal Wales event- Bethan Jenkins AM address

We organised an event at the National Assembly for Wales, where young people spoke about the difficulties they face.

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A big job at any age: Getting young parents the support they deserve

Posted by Amy Woodworth /

Monday 11 July 2016 / Children's centres
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What all parents have in common is that they want their children have the best possible start in life.

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Child neglect and its relationship to other forms of harm - responding effectively to children’s needs

Posted by Meredith Davis /

Monday 11 July 2016 / Child neglect, Safeguarding, Emotional neglect
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New research on the relationship between child neglect and other forms of harm

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Today, neglect remains the most prevalent form of child maltreatment in the UK

Action for Children has teamed up with Research in Practice and the NSPCC.

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What's happening with the Children and Social Work Bill?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 05 July 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Law
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The Bill is in the middle of its passage through the House of Lords. Here’s a quick update on its progress.

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