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Helping 387,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Kilbrandon Report recommends changes to the treatment of children and young people in the justice system

Wednesday 28 November 2018 /
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Report recommends raising age of criminal responsibility to 16 and introducing a new justice system for 16-21 year olds.

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Acting early can help stop a growing mental health crisis

Friday 23 November 2018 / Mental health
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Today’s long-awaited NHS Digital figures reveal the scale of the mental health crisis for children in England.

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Action for Children responds to the 'Mental Health and Young People in England' report

Thursday 22 November 2018 /
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Today’s long-awaited figures reveal the true scale of the children’s mental health crisis in this country.

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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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Screen-free Learning

Tuesday 20 November 2018 / Parenting Tips, Activities
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Tips on creating screen-free playtime that will aid your child’s development at all ages.

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